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Maria Roza


Maria Roza was born in Baku in 1998. After graduating from the Fine Arts High School of Ankara, she studied at Hacettepe University Painting Department and graduated with a degree.

Recently, she completed her Master of Fine Arts Program at the same university, further enhancing her expertise in her field. The young artist focuses in her works on the relationship humankind has with animals and with primitivity, and on the structural and functional features of these relations.

What she aims for is to make her audience feel the uncanny atmosphere in her works and still provide them with a safe harbour by nesting them in the pleasing harmony and aesthetics of the paintings. In 2022, she participated in the Barbara Residency Artist House Program and was also chosen by the jury of the BASE Young Artist Platform, one of Turkey’s prominent art events, for their 2022 artist selection. She is certified in Art Therapy and Existential Psychology, which enhances her approaches into her artistic and teaching practices. Received a scholarship from the TOG Education Foundation for her academic performance, including graduating with honors from her university program.

Additionally, awarded a state scholarship for outstanding academic achievement. She also conducted an artist interview at Gallery Beylik Düzü. Recently featured as the youngest artist at the opening of the historical Feshane building with an exhibition, delivering a speech to guests, introducing the historic venue. She conducts workshops for individuals of all ages, emphasizing creativity and artistic expression, while continuing her own artistic work in her atelier.

Represented by Istanbul Concept Gallery.