Maria Toumazou

Maria Toumazou (b. 1989, Nicosia) works in sculpture—shaping objects, materials, and situations through creative processes that are informed by site and biography. She attended Städelschule in Frankfurt and graduated from Goldsmiths College in London and the Glasgow School of Art. Recent solo and duo exhibitions include: Condo London with Cora Pongracz, Hot Wheels Athens London and Essex Street/Maxwell Graham, London (2024); RHYTHM, CITIZEN, curated by Tom Engels, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (2022); SCRAP B, Point Centre for Contemporary Art at Moufflon Bookshop, Nicosia (2022); Coil, Hot Wheels, Athens (2021); and Fair-face Elysée, curated by Peter Eramian, Thkio Ppalies, Nicosia (2018). Toumazou’s work was recently included in Biennale für Freiburg 2, curated by Paula Kommoss, Freiburg (2023); Jacqueline, Athens (2023); Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (2021); NiMAC, Nicosia (2019); and the Cyprus Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition–La Biennale di Venezia (2017) with Neoterismoi Toumazou. Toumazou has been selected to attend the City of Mönchengladbach international studio scholarship in Summer 2024.