Maria Tzeka is a Chicago-based artist. In 2011 she obtained her B.F.A. in Interactive Arts and Media from Columbia College, Chicago. Despite her background in programming and digital technology, Maria's work is focused on film, following analog processes from shooting to printing. Her work has been part of both group and solo exhibitions, and her portraits have been used in publications such as the Chicago Reader (web + print), Il Manifesto, FACT, Juno Plus, and T-Mobile funded Electronic Beats.