Maria is a Russian-born representational artist, currently working from her studio on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria. The subject matter of her oil paintings is varied. It includes figures, portraits, still-life and landscape. Forever captivated by light and atmosphere, she seeks to portray the beauty of her subjects in the most accurate and captivating way.

Creating paintings and drawings in a contemporary realistic style, Maria is inspired by the timeless quality and craftsmanship of the classical school of painting. Her growing artistic talent combined with a fresh contemporary female perspective gives Maria’s artworks unique complexity, elegance and modern appeal.

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Maria Radun (b. 1984, Russia)
info@mariaradun.com | www.mariaradun.com

Education:

2017 – Monash University, Bachelor of Fine Arts
2012 – University of the Sunshine Coast, Bachelor of Computer Based Design, QLD
2004 – Chisholm Institute of TAFE, Diploma of Illustration

Group Exhibitions:

True Form – Realist artworks by 6 local artists 2020
Women in Art 2019 Exhibition, Frankston Arts Centre 2019
MADA NOW, Graduation exhibition, Monash University 2018
Her-Story Exhibition, Sydney 2017

Solo Exhibitions:

May 2018, Box Hill Arts Community Centre, Melbourne
Sep 2018, Intermission Gallery. Monash University, Melbourne

Awards:

Finalist 2019 Wyndham Art Prize
Finalist 2019 Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize
Finalist 2021 Art Lovers Australia Prize

Residencies:

Nov 2018, Police Point Artist in Residence program, Mornington Peninsula Shire
Feb – May 2018, Residency at Box Hill Community Arts Centre
Recipient of 2010 ADFAS Scholarship