Maja Strgar Kurecic
About Maja Strgar Kurecic
Nature has always been my favorite motive, the endless source of inspiration.
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 and Escape Landscapes that won many international awards (Winner in Abstract category at the 12th Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2018, the 1st place and Gold Star Award in Fine Art: Abstract Category at the ND Photography Awards 2019, Abstract Photographer Of The Year at the Minimalist Photography Awards 2019, etc.) Last year she started to work on a new project Floating Garden combining her two favorite motives: nature and abstraction. For this series she won the 1st place and Gold Medal in Nature at TIFA 2019 - Tokyo International Foto Awards, and the 3rd place in Nature at 6th FAPA - Fine Art Photography Awards 2019.
Professional roles: Art Director, Curator, Lecturer, Photographer, Portfolio Reviewer, Teacher