Maja Strgar Kurecic

Maja 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 project she won 1st place in Nature at TIFA 2019 – Tokyo International Foto Awards, and 3rd place in Nature at 6th FAPA – Fine Art Photography Awards.

1st place in Nature at 15th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, 2020.

Photographs from Floating Garden series

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Gentle Touch
Dancing Petals
Secret Garden
Gently Decaying
Into the Blue
Hidden Beauty

All images © Maja Strgar Kurecic



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