Maria Pleshkova was born in 1986 in Moscow. Currently she moves between Moscow and Paris.
Maria on the border between art and documentary photography.
Maria studied Photojournalism at Moscow State University and School of Visual Arts (Moscow). She attended the Eddie Adams Workshop (USA) in 2012 and the International Summer School of Photography (Latvia) in 2014.
Maria has won several international photography awards including China Press Photo Contest, Young Russian Photographers Contest, Prix de la Photographie, Paris (Px3), and became a finalist of the Inge Morath Award and the International Photography Awards. Her work was shown at several international festivals including Seville European Film Festival (Seville, Spain), Photography Open Salon (Arles, France), Circulaion(s) Festival of young European photography (Paris, France), La Quatrième Image Photo Fair (Paris, France).
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