About the artist
Maruša Šuštar(1977, Kranj) graduated in 2006 from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana under the mentorship of professor Zmago Jeraj, and received her MFA in painting in 2016 at the same institution (mentor Gustav Gnamuš). Since 2009, her works have been shown in several solo exhibitions in Slovenia, Austria and Croatia. She participated in a series of retrospective exhibitions of contemporary Slovenian visual arts: We Want to be Free as the Fathers Were(MGLC, International center of graphic arts, 2010), Contemporary Slovenian Painting (Cankarjev dom and Piran City Gallery, 2014), The Magic of Art: The Protagonistsof Contemporary SlovenianArt 1968-2013 at Villa Manin of Passariano (2014), in Vienna (2015) and in Zagreb (2015). She received the Special Invitation of the Vienna Insurance Group of the ESSL Award CEE 2009; and the first prize of the ART MUZE Award (2014). She works as independent artist in Srednja vas near Bohinj.