Maria Ahmed uses collage to investigate historic and contemporary languages of photography, drawing on her ever-growing collection of digital and printed matter. Her work has been shortlisted for Belfast Photo Festival, Fotografia Europea + Skinnerboox award, Fiebre dummy award and Images Vevey book award and she was given Photofusion's Graduate Prize and Select Award. She lives and works in London.  She holds an MA Photography Arts from the University of Westminster (Distinction), 2020.

insta: @maria_a_artist

Slips and Burns, Caroline Molloy, 2023, Photomonitor
Mixed Memories, David Bate, 2023
Heaven Speed the Chameleon, Calum Beaney 2021, C4 Journal

Selected activities:
Participant, Artist’s book workshop, Backbone Books, Berlin, 2023
Artist talk, Photofusion, 2023
Slips and Burns - solo exhibition, 2023, curated by Katy Barron
Participant, TRACE Mentorship 2022-3

AARK Residency, Finland, 2022
Kipya Ki? FORMAT/Fotea online group show, 8 April - 3 July 2022, curated by Ibrahim Azab
Shortlisted Belfast Photofestival
Shortlisted Fotografia Europea + Skinnerboox Book Award
Shortlisted Fiebre Dummy Award
Shortlisted Images Vevey Book Award
Artist talk, Photofusion
Photofusion Select Award
London Creative Network
Select 21 Photofusion  
Photofusion Salon 
Bruton Correspondence School 
Artist talk, Photofusion 
Tied to Light Collective
Outlast journal
Photofusion Graduate Prize
Artist Residency, KCC (now Morley)
Peter Stanley Memorial Award

MA Photography Arts, University of Westminster (Distinction)
HNC + HNC Fine Art, Kensington and Chelsea College (Distinction)
BA Hons English, Wadham College, University of Oxford

0.5 Senior Lecturer, Kingston School of Art, Journalism & Publishing