Maja Krysiak - Podsiadlik was born in 1980 in Czestochowa, Poland. She graduated from the Faculty of Painting of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow in 2005. In 2006-2014 she worked at the Faculty of Industrial Design (Painting and Drawing Atelier) at her Alma Mater. In 2014 she opened Ph.D. and focuses on painting.