Bio

"I watch the world trough my camera and what I see is what I am".

Maja Strgar Kurečić

is a fine art photographer and an Associate Professor of photography at the Faculty of Graphic Arts, University of Zagreb, Croatia. She has been involved in photography for over 25 years. At the beginning of her career, Maja engaged mostly in advertising and reportage photography. The last few years she devoted to projects that fall within the field of abstract photography. She earned international recognition for her recent projects Other Worlds, Escape Landscapes and Floating Garden that won many international awards. She exhibited photographs on over 50 group and 20 independent exhibitions, held in country and abroad. She is a member of ULUPUH (Croatian Association of Artists of Applied Arts) and CPPA (Croatian Press Photographers Association).
Education
PhD in Engineering Sciences, field of Graphic Technology, Digital photography, Faculty of Graphic Arts University of Zagreb, 2008
MSc in Information Science, Multimedia Systems, Web design, Faculty of Organization and Information Technology University of Zagreb, 2001
Bachelor of Science in Graphic Technology, Faculty of Graphic Arts University of Zagreb, 1996