MARIA CRUZ (b.1957) Philippines lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Manila, Philippines
She studied Visual Arts at Sydney College of Arts, University of Sydney and Kunstakademie in Dusseldorf, Germany. From 1990 she worked as lecturer in Visual Arts in various Australian Universities until her retirement as Senior Lecturer in 2008 from University of Western Sydney.
Her first solo exhibit was held in Artspace in Sydney in 1987. To date, she has had 35 individual exhibitions and was included in many curated group exhibitions In Europe, The Philippines and Sydney. In Sydney she is represented by Sarah Cottier Gallery, Paddington, NSW.