Maria Orosan-Telea has a background in art history and theory at the Babeș-Bolyai University in Cluj-Napoca. She arrived in Timișoara in 2009, to continue her doctoral studies at the Faculty of Arts and Design, with a research on Romanian art in the post-communist period.
She has published various studies and articles in specialized journals, collective volumes and exhibition catalogs. She is the author of the books "Pseudosignification and hypersignification in Romanian art after 1990" and "Art Guide". Introduction to Romanian contemporary art.
As a curator, she has carried out a series of projects in collaboration with the Avantpost group, and in 2018 he founded the curatorial program DRAFT (https://www.draftcuratorialprogram.ro/), in which she highlights artistic projects in the idea stage.
She currently works as a university assistant at the Faculty of Arts and Design in Timișoara and as a research assistant in the project Gender Politics and the Art of European Socialist States (http://cah.amu.edu.pl/), initiated by Adam University Mickiewicz from Poznań.