Bulgarian native Lora Madjar works in a wide range of mixed media combining painting, photography, drawing and embroidery. Her creative process emphasizes experimentation with materials and relies on research that informs and deepens her engagement with her chosen subject matter.
Recurrent themes in Madjar’s work are centered around explorations of the home as a sight of identity formation, domesticity, politics of motherhood, and individual memory as an archive and narrative construct of the self.
She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Boise State University with an emphasis in painting and drawing. During her graduate studies at the University of Minnesota she experimented with puppetry and video. At the moment she is completing a short stop-motion animation film supported by the Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant. She is also independently researching the history of motherhood and contemporary representations of motherhood and maternity in fine arts and popular culture.
Her work is exhibited and collected nationally and internationally.