Maria Bjorkdahl is a painter who was born in Rabat, Morocco, grew up in Stockholm, Sweden and currently works and lives in Los Angeles. Maria has exhibited at various Southern California venues, including Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, The Museum of Latin American Art and Gallery 825. She has had a solo exhibition at The Griffith Park/Los Feliz Senior Center and shown work internationally. Maria is a graduate of Uppsala University and San Francisco State University with BA and MA degrees. She is a member of Los Angeles Art Association and a grant recipient from the Center for Cultural Innovation. This past summer she attended an international residency in Sweden: “Tomma Rum” (Empty Rooms).