Marija Šević was born in Arandjelovac (Serbia) in 1987. She graduated in Painting in 2011 at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Belgrade where she actually lives and works.
As a scholar of the French government, she resided at l’Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris, from October 2010 to February 2011 in the classes of professors Claude Closky and James Rielly.
She received the following awards: Cité Internationale Des Arts, Paris, France (2019); Dukley European Art Community Residency, Kotor, Montenegro (2016); Special Award for Painting “Return to Nature” of the 49th Winter Salon Herceg Novi, Montenegro (2015).
She exhibited in Basel (Liste Art Fair), Belgrade, Bucharest, Brasilia, Ljubljana, London, Los Angeles, Milan, Paris, Rome, Sarajevo, Vienna.
Since 2012, Šević is part of U10, an artist-run space in Belgrade, where she manages exhibitions and other art-related events.