About Maja Vrban
Maja graduated from high school for graphic design, Varaždin in 2006 and enrolled the Academy of Fine Arts in Zagreb.
2008-2010 she participates in field classes in Ivanić-Grad, working on woodcuts, mosaics, digital and kinetic graphics.
2009 she attended summer school for illustrators in Rome, organized by Cactus studio – in courses of Javier Zabala and Svjetlan Junaković. There she wrote and illustrated her first children’s book, “Whale on a mountain”.
2010 she got her bachelor’s degree in graphics in the class of Nevenka Arbanas, and 2012 she got her master’s degree in graphics in the same class.
2009.- -group exhibition of prints at the Bernardo Bernardi gallery in Zagreb, Croatia
2010. –group exhibition of drawings at the Scheier building in Čakovec, Croatia
- group exhibition of photography in Rijeka, Croatia, award for the top selected photographs
2011.- award for the annual work „Androgenus“ at the Academy by the special commision of the University
2012.- group exhibition of illustrations at Bologna childrens book fair, Frankfurt book fair, and a tour exhibition around the libraries from Croatia
2013. -solo exhibition „Garonja“ at the Zlati Ajngel gallery in Varaždin, Croatia
-art happening/gropu exhibition/workshop in Berlin, Atelierhof Kreuzberg (MOLT! Speculative identities)