Maria Chevska, born 1948, is a painter, draughtsman, printmaker and teacher based in London. She attended Byam Shaw School of Art and later became head of painting at Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford.
Solo exhibitions of her work include Air Gallery in 1982 and BWA Gallery in Wroclaw, Poland. In 2002 she participated in a touring exhibition of paintings and a new installation entitled Vera’s Room which took place in France at Maison de la Culture d’Amiens.
Other group exhibitions have included Art and Sea, at John Hansard Gallery and ICA; Crossover (1991) at Anderson O’Day Gallery and White Out (1995) at the Curwen Gallery.
Chevska was awarded by the Arts Council in 1977, Greater London Arts Association in 179-84, Gulbenkian Foundation Printmakers in 1982 and British School at Rome in 1994.
Many public and corporate collections include her work including Arts Council, Bolton City and Oldham Art Galleries.
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