Maria Kulikovskaya is a multimedia artist, sculptor and performer. Finalist of the MUHi-2010 competition. Project “Soma – Tilo without stati” – a sculptural installation of 20 tons of salt – nominee for the PinchukArtCentre Prize, 2013. Maria was exhibited twice in the Saatchi Gallery in London, after which the sculptural triptych “Homo Bulla. Replica” (2015) was purchased in one of the largest public collections in Germany – in the Deutsche Telekom Art Collection. In 2017, the artist was invited to the two-month residency of the Liverpool Biennale.
In 2018, the Munich Ministry of Culture invited the artist to reside at the Ebenbockhouse and at the Pasinger Fabrik cultural center. Three sculptures from the Carpe Diem series were presented at the Ludwig Museum in Budapest, Hungary (2018) during the group exhibition of the Ukrainian avant-garde “Permanent Revolution”. In 2018, a triptych of soap figures by Kulikovskaya was installed in the Cidade da Cultura National Cultural Park in Santiago de Compostela, Spain. In 2019, she received a special scholarship-award for master’s theses of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Konstfack University, Stockholm, Sweden.