Maria Baumgartner

Patches. 1998 Patches. 1998

Born in 1952. Maria graduated from the University of Art and Design, Linz in 1980 and currently, she lectures there (Professor since 2000). She has participated in exhibitions and symposiums in Austria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey since 1980 and has arranged a number of solo exhibitions. The artist has won several prestigious awards such as Austrian State Arts and Crafts prize (1991), Medal in Zagreb, Croatia (1993), Ceramic Award: Government Prize, Salzburg (1998). Her works are included in the collections of European and overseas museums.
The artist was a participant of the symposiums in 1993 and 1998.