BIOGRAPHY

 

 

MA University of Saskatchewan, 1985
MBA University of Ottawa, 2001

 



AWARDS (Select)
2018 Getxophoto Post Conflict Reframing A Dialogue, Shortlisted
2018 Julia M. Cameron Award, Fine Art Photography, Finalist
2017 Hariban Benrido Collotype Shortlisted, Japan
2017 LensCulture Magnum Photography Awards Editors' Pick
2016 Chelsea International Art Competition, New York, USA
2016 General of Canada’s Sovereign Medal and Caring Canadian Awards

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
2019 Will You Remember Maria? Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
2019 Will You Remember Maria?, Conference: Why Remember? Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

2019 Will You Remember Maria?, ORMAT19 Conference Presenter, Derby, United Kingdom
2018 Special Guest of Peter Lindbergh, Photo Venezia, Venice, Italy
2018 Artist Talk, MARIA, Musée Ukraina Museum, Saskatoon, Canada
2017 Special Guest of Peter Lindbergh, Palm Spring Photo festival, Palm Springs, United States
2017 Master Class, The Language of Creativity, Gary Bowman Gallery, Lviv, Ukraine
2017 Master Class, The Language of Creativity, N-T Gallery, Odessa, Ukraine

 

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
2018 Art Book Residency, Maine Media College, Rockport, United States

 

ART ORGANIZATION LEADERSHIP
2015 Lesia Maruschak Photography Studio, Ottawa, Canada
2015 Founder Terra Ercolano Art Advisory, Ottawa, Canada
2015 TERRA ERCOLANO Corporation, Ottawa, Canada
2014 Co-Founder BART: Byzantine Centre for North American Arts
2014 Founded BYZANTIUM: Ottawa International Byzantine Arts Symposium


VOLUNTARY SECTOR CONTRIBUTION                                                                    2013 - 2016
Founder CURE: BLOOD CANCER                                                                                          
Maruschak was a recipient of the by the Governor General of Canada with the Caring Canadian Award for her work to help families affected by blood cancers. Maruschak lives with an incurable blood cancer.

PUBLIC SECTOR            CONTRIBUTION                                                                               1985 - 2009
Executive Leadership Positions (Select)
Director Planning and Renewal, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Sector

Manager Business Transformation, Health Canada, Therapeutic Products Directorate

COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT CANADA (More information upon request)

 

LANGUAGES

English, French, Ukrainian, Russian