Maja Rakočević Cvijanov (1975, Subotica) graduated and obtained her master’s degree in sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Currently a doctoral student of sculpture at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade. Employed in the Inter-municipal Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of Subotica as a sculptor-conservator. In addition, he teaches sculpture to art technicians at the Polytechnic High School in Subotica. Member of the Association of Fine Artists of Serbia (ULUS). She has been awarded several times for her work in Subotica, Vršac, and Belgrade.
Solo exhibitions (selection): 2020. Purity, gallery X vitamin Belgrade, 2020. Rhizome: women’s poetics of space, belonging and grounding, a solo exhibition with Leo Vidaković and Jelena Grujičić, Contemporary Gallery Zrenjanin and Pancevo 2017. “Ono mesto”, multimedia exhibition, Contemporary Subotica Gallery; 2015. Authentic, retrospective exhibition from 2000 to 2015, UK Parobrod, Belgrade; 2015. Authentic, retrospective exhibition from 2000 to 2015, Dr. Vinko Peričić, Subotica; 2013. “Transition: from general to personal”, multimedia exhibition, Gallery of the Municipality of Vračar, Belgrade; 2013. “Office Workers”, multimedia exhibition, NOVA Gallery, Belgrade; 2010 “After baby”, multimedia exhibition, SULUJ Gallery, Belgrade; 2009. “Family Compositions”, Modern Gallery Art Encounter, Subotica; “30th Birthday”, multimedia exhibition, Kuplung Gallery, Budapest, Hungary; 2004 “Lucky Couples Pastry Shop”, master exhibition, FLU Gallery, Belgrade; 2003. “Happy Couples”, digital prints, “Dom omladine” gallery, Belgrade; 2002 “Digital Prints”, Remont Gallery, Belgrade; 2001. “Tics and Views”, the exhibition of sculptures and photography, Dvorishte Gallery, Pancevo.
She has exhibited at numerous collective exhibitions in the country and abroad (Belgrade, Pancevo, Nis, Novi Sad, Subotica, Cetinje, Herceg Novi, Maribor, Prague, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Frankfurt am Main, Saarbrucken, Krems on the Danube, New York, Paris .. .). Her works are in the collections of the Contemporary Gallery Zrenjanin, the TERRA Museum, the Cultural Center Belgrade, the Modern Gallery Art Meeting Subotica, the Stadtpark Gallery, Krems on the Danube, Austria.
Public monuments: 2012. “Map for the blind and partially sighted”, bronze, Subotica; 2011. “Risar”, a monument to the reaper – 100 years of Dužijanci, painted bronze, Subotica; 2011. “Striving towards heights”, a monument to mountaineer Dren Mladić, granite, Subotica; 2009. Bust of Paja Jovanović, park of Paja Jovanović, aluminum, Aleksandrovo, Subotica
He lives and works in Subotica. Married, mother of two children.