Born in South Africa in 1977, Marx is currently living and working in Cape Town. Maja Marx has featured in South African and international exhibitions. Solo exhibitions include As Far As The Eye Can Touch, at The Premises Gallery, Crease, at Outlet,Fold and Block at WHATIFTHEWORLD. Marx is a fellow of the Ampersand Foundation (New York/ Johannesburg) and a participant of MAPS (Master of Art in the Public Sphere); an exchange between the Wits School of the Arts, Johannesburg, South Africa and the Ecole Cantonale d’art du Valais in Sierre, Switzerland. Marx received her Masters Degree in Fine Art with distinction from the University of the Witwatersrand in 2008. Her work is included in a range of public and private collections and she has participated in the South African Pavilion of the Venice Biennale 2013.