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Maria Bajt, born 1976, lives and works in Berlin and Stockholm



Education

2003-2008   Royal Institute of Arts, M.F.A, Stockholm, Sweden
2001-2003   Art school, Paletten, Stockholm, Sweden
1999-2000   Art history, Stockholm University, Sweden



Solo Exhibitions

2016     Seventeen rooms, Norrtälje Art hall, Sweden
2015     Pirate´s gold, Olle Nymans ateljé, Saltsjö-Duvnäs, Sweden
2014     Distance of the Moon, Sven X:et Erixon scholarship exhibition, Botkyrka Art Hall, Stockholm, Sweden                                                                                               
2013     Kor kan drömma, immersive installation, Wanås Art hall, Östra Göinge, Sweden
2011     Night wanderer, Gallery Thomassen. Göteborg, Sweden
2008     Gardens of Revelation, M.F.A, Gallery Mejan, Stockholm, Sweden


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017     Side by Side två, Id:I Galleri, Stockholm Sweden
2016     Zeit, HilbertRaum, Berlin, Germany
2016     Paper/Works, Rockelmann&, Berlin, Germany
2015     Jokes, Lies and Prophesies, HilbertRaum, Berlin, Germany
2015     Konst i ån/ Art in the creek, Norrtälje Konsthall, Sweden
2015     Drei Erzählungen/Three Stories, Hilsbach Kunstverein, Germany
2014     Imagine – a glimpse of Wanås, Nicolai Kunsthalle, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013     The Opinion makers, together with Kate Lyddon, Enclave projects, London, UK
2013     We sell pornography here, Gallery Charlie Dutton, London, UK
2013     SPEAK,CLOWN!curated by Hotel Swirly Whirly, Fold Gallery, London,UK
2013     Maria Bajt and Dan Wirén, Galleri Monica Strandberg, Kalmar, Sweden
2013     Thirteen is a Lucky Number-Contemporary Art from Sweden, Gumbostrand Art and Form, Finland
2013     DISCOVERY, collaboration with Kate Lyddon, Galerie d´YS, Bruxelles, Belgium
2012     Paper Trails, Trollhättan Art Hall, Trollhättan, Sweden
2012     TRYCK/PRINT - 11 printmakers, Jakobsberg Art hall, Sweden
2011     Scholarship Exhibition, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Sweden
2011     Open Art, Örebro, Sweden
2011     Footsteps on the gravel, 7tsd, Berlin, Germany
2010     Because of me I draw the line, Aboa Vetus Ars Nova, Art museum, Turku, Finland
2010     Tropical office hours, Das Büro, project room, Berlin, Germany
2009     Combined lines, Åland Art museum Norrtälje Art hall, Finland/Sweden
2009     Pin-Up, Projektraum Urbanstrasse, Berlin, Germany
2009     Cut & Paste, Gallery KG52, Stockholm, Sweden
2009     Youth Cult, Dada Post, Berlin, Germany
2008     Konstforum, with Dan Wirén and Michael Jordan, Norrköping, Sweden
2008     Vasteras, Västerås Art museum, Sweden
2008     bird_reiter_house, with Michael Jordan, Lilla Baren, Riche, Stockholm, Sweden
2008     Spring exhibition, (MFA), Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
2008     Samtid, From Björn Springfeldts collection, Gallery Astley, Uttersberg, Sweden
2007     Prophesy, Kabusa Art hall, Köpingebro, Sweden
2007     In Search of the Lost Self, Bonniers Art hall, Stockholm, Sweden
2006     24-hour drawing, performance, Stockholm, Sweden
2006     Horror Vacui, Höglagret, Stockholm, Sweden



Commissions

2008     Eurenii Minne, Preschool, Stockholm, commissioned by Stockholm Konst, Sweden



Publications

2013     Kor kan drömma/ Cows can dream, site specific art project, children book with text by Jason Diakité, published by Wanås Konst, Sweden



Projects

2017     Cows can dream, immersive installation based on the book, ASI, Minneapolis, USA.
2017     New sculptures for Stumpadelica, Wanås Konst Art hall, Östra Göinge, Sweden
2016     Stumpadelica, immersive installation/ reading room for children books, together with designer Martin Kallin, Wanås Konst Art hall, Östra Göinge, Sweden
 

           
Grants

2015     2-year working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Sweden
2014     Grant for printing costs, Frau Maus macht Paradies, Längmanska fonden, Sweden
2013     Sven X:et Erixsons stipendium, The Royal Swedish Academy of Fine Arts, Sweden
2012     Cultural exchange, Mexico, IASPIS, Sweden
2012     1-year working grant, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Sweden
2011     Stift. P.O. Winqvists travel scholarship Sweden
2009     Esther Lindahls scholarship, Sweden
2008     Hans och Desy Vikstens scholarship, Sweden
2007     Eva och Hugo Bergmans memory fund, Sweden
2007     Stiftelsen Gustaf och Ida Unmans donation fund, Sweden 



Teaching and Workshops

2016     Guest teacher, Trondheim Art Academy, Norway
2016     Workshop, Skissernas museum, Sweden
2016     Workshop, Wanås Konst, Sweden 
2015     Workshop, Skissernas museum, Sweden
2013     Workshop, Wanås Konst, Sweden
2013     Guest teacher, Nordic Art School, Finland
2010-2016     Guest teacher, Örebro Art College, Sweden



Represented

                                                  Norrtälje city, Sweden 
                                                  Norrköping city, Sweden
                                                  Stockholm Konst, Sweden
                                                  Katrineholm city, Sweden
                                                  Värmdö kommun, Sweden

contact

Maria Bajt lives and works in
Berlin and Stockholm
Studio: Wilhelm-Kabus Str. 72-74, Berlin
email:   mariabajt@gmail.com