New York City 

Maria Baranova is an American photographer who is known for performance photography. She works with experimental theater and dance companies in New York City to provide promotional and production photography.

Her personal artwork includes analog portraits, still-life, and street photography, as well as Riso and darkroom printing. Maria holds diplomas in Art Painting and Photography.

Client List – 600 HIGHWAYMEN, Abrons Arts Center, ArKtype, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Be More Chill, Big Dance Theater, Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company, Bushwick Starr, Faye Driscoll, HERE, Ivy Baldwin Dance, Miles Greenberg, MoMA PS1, New York Live Arts, PACE Gallery, PEAK Performances, Performance Space New York, Prototype Festival, PS122, Public Theater, Sarah Lawrence College, Target Margin Theater, The Joyce Theater, The Kitchen, The New York Times, The Shed, The Wooster Group, Times Square Arts, Watermill Center among others.

Publications – ARTFORUM, American Theatre, BOMB, Boston Globe, Brooklyn Rail, Chance, Exeunt, Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, Los Angeles Times, National Geographic, New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Village Voice, Vogue among others.

Member of American Society of Media Photographers.

Residencies: The Watermill Center, International Summer Program 2017, 2018