Maria Joranko

b. 1993 Pierre, SD

Lives and works in Fairfax, VA



​2022: MFA Fine Art Goldsmiths, University of London

2015: BA Studio Art, BA Art History, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA



2015: Undergraduate Research Grant, University of Mary Washington

2014: Emil R. Schnellock Award in Painting, University of Mary Washington


2018: Cart Pushers Artist Residency, Columbus, OH



2021: DeptfordX, Set the Table, St. John's Vale, Lewisham, London

2021: Qwe're, Matchstick Pie House, New Cross, London

2021: Mood Swigs, hARTslane, New Cross, London

2020: #SpeakingThroughMasks, ABC No Rio, New York, New York

2019: Echo's Answer, Fresh Town Farm, Columbus, OH

2019: Night of Performance Art, Dirty Dungarees, Columbus, OH

2019: To Bring You My Love, Neon Heater, Findley, OH

2018: Columbus Community Pride, Columbus, OH

2018: cempasúchil, Maria Joranko + Dkeama Alexis, Happening under Iuka Ravine Bridge, Columbus, OH 

2018: HISS Mag Release Show, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

2018: Creature of the Night, The Peach Pit, Columbus, OH

2018: An Art Book Affair, with MINT Collective Beeler Gallery, Columbus, OH

2018: Maria Joranko Artist in Residence: DIOSA, Millworks Artist Studio, Columbus, OH  

2017: Rita: A Solo Show, Shiso, Columbus, OH

2017: SPRING BREAK/BKLYN IMMERSIVE, with MINT Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2017: Nasty Women, Gallery Luperca, Nashville, TN

2016: Childs Play: Solo Show, PITAIYO, Fredericksburg, VA

2015: Certain Critical Events, Found in Fred, Fredericksburg, VA

2015: Griffin Girls Show, The Griffin Bookshop Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2015: Juried Annual Student Art Show, DuPont Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2015: Bring the Milk, DuPont Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA

2014: Pieces of Eight, Backdoor Gallery, Fredericksburg, VA



2020: Read, Watch, Listen: #5 Women Artists and the Wex-- on LaToya Ruby Frazier

2020: Read, Watch, Listen: Fiona Apple Fetch the Boltcutters

2019: Read, Watch, Listen: Interview with Cecilia Vicuna

2018: HISS Mag: Issue 3


2020: Juror for Ohio Shorts, Wexner Center for the Arts


Community Outreach and Teen Programs Coordinator 2019-2020

Wexner Center for the Arts

Columbus, OH

Education Programs Coordinator 2016-2019

Wexner Center for the Arts

Columbus OH



Coffee Talks Programs Coordinator

Slayer Gallery

Co-Director and Curator


Printmaking Studio Aide 2013-2014

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA


Gallery Representative 2013-2015

Student Art Association

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA


Gallery Advisory Committee 2013-2015

Student Representative

University of Mary Washington

Fredericksburg, VA