The Iaspis artist-in-resident 2013 is Maija Kurševa from Riga.
During a month she will work with book production and screen print.
As an artist Maija often takes a starting point in drawing but the result may vary from live drawing, sculptures, comics or big installations. She has studied at the art academies in Riga and in Berlin. She works as a teacher at the graphic department at the art academy in Riga. She also was one of the persons that started the publication Popper Magazine, a publication that focuses on illustration and drawing.