Maria Drazilov

Red Barn Door and Wheel, Hopewell Hill, New Brunswick

digital photograph
13 3/4" x 9 3/4"

Maria Drazilov lives and works in Toronto. She is a multi-disciplined artist whose work often centres around photography. She attended the Ontario College of Art in 1981-85, where she majored in photography. She also studied film production and theory at Concordia University in Montreal and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1992. She has worked for many years in art galleries, has been a locations photographer, taught photography, and given filmmaking workshops among other things. Currently, she is editing a documentary video project which she directed and produced ,entitled Kabul Blues. Her short films include: My Inside World (85), Portrait (89), Presence (90), The Ritual (92), and My Mom Works at Sears (96). My Mom Works at Sears has been shown at the Toronto International Film Festival in 1996 and several times on CBC's Reflections. The Ritual has been shown on the Women's Television Network.

Maria has exhibited her photography at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in 2008 and will be exhibiting at the Festival International Montreal en Arts (FIMA) in July 2010. She has participated in several outdoor art shows in Toronto and many group shows in and around the GTA. Maria's photography can be viewed on her website:

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