Maree Azzopardi’s work is included in both private and public collections in Australia, Italy, Malta, USA, Sweden, including Artbank Australia, St Vincent’s Public Hospital Sydney, the Collezione Farhad in Rome, Collezione De Cecco in Pescara (Italy), The French Embassy and MUZA in Valletta, Malta and Marisa Del Re Gallery in New York. She has exhibited alongside such prominent artists as, Marina Abramovic, Cindy Sherman, Annie Leibovitz (USA), Tracey Moffatt (Aus), Vanessa Beecroft (USA) and She was artist-in-residence at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney in 1995 and produced her award winning Chrysalis series then an image from Azzopardi’s Momento Mori Series from Missing…From the Garden appeared on the front cover of the prestigious American art journal, ARTnews (NY) (1998).
Her exhibition Celeste was part of the 2001 Australian Centenary of Federation Celebrations in Malta and an image from Fishworks appeared on the front cover of Photofile (2000). In 2004 she was awarded Artist-in residence at Bundanon. Azzopardi was one of 5 artists representing II Ponte Contemporanea, Rome at the Melbourne International Art Fair in Sept 2004. Azzopardi exhibited Spiritland at St James Cavalier, Valletta, Malta in 2005 as part of the Australia Day Celebrations supported by the Australian Chamber of Commerce in Malta and Emirates.
Her Italian survey exhibition The Poet Assassinated was exhibited at Galleria Zerotre, Orvieto in 2005 and The All Australian Show was exhibited in Galleria IL Ponte Contemporeanea in Rome and Lipanjepuntin Arte Contemporanea in Trieste. Azzopardi was awarded the 2006 Hills Grammar Art Prize for a work from her Vox HUMANA Series. Azzopardi exhibited The HUMANA Series – Shadow, Relic & Flesh (2007) curated by Jonathan Turner (Italy’s curator of the year) at Libby Edwards Galleries in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, simultaneously in early 2007 and then in Malta, Rome and Sweden. Also in 2007 Azzopardi was a finalist in The Blake Prize and the Willoughby Art Prize.
In 2008 she was invited to create new work for Chaos and Revelry at Counihan Gallery in Melbourne, curated by Edwina Bartlem which then traveled to Galleria II Ponte Contemporanea in Rome, Italy and Galleri Tapper- Popermajer in Malmo, Sweden. In the same year her work was included in the Dubai Art Fair.
In 2009 she presented her first painting exhibition I Walk The Line at Smith & Hall Gallery in Sydney and was included in Matt Dive Gold at Lipanje Puntin Contemporary Art Gallery in Rome Italy. She was also a finalist in The Paddington Art Prize in 2009.
In 2011 Azzopardi exhibited in Women & Co. curated by Francesca Pietracci alongside Marina Abramovic, Vanessa Beecroft, Nan Goldin, Andy Warhol and others at Studio 88 in Roma, Italy. The same year she exhibited her solo show Land Lines and Love Songs at David Rex-Livingston Gallery in Sydney then in 2012 exhibited with Ausin Tung Gallery (Australian China Art Foundation) in Melbourne. She exhibited in the group show Water Art Women Life (Aqua Arte Mujeres Vida) in Texas, USA and in Berlin (2015) and in Santiago, Chile and Argentina (2014), and the exhibition was part of the Direzione Alterita Festival in Puglia Cisternino Italy in 2017. Azzopardi was a finalist in the 24th Muswellbrook Photographic Award and in the Black Prize Director’s Cut Exhibition on line in 2013.
In 2015 Azzopardi was invited to be part of The Beyond Malta exhibition and three of her works now form part of the MUZA Collection in Malta. Azzopardi was also included in the exhibition for GHOGM Malta 2015, Departure, Memory, Nostalgia, Identity and Return at the House Of Representatives of Malta in Valletta. Her last solo exhibition titled INVICTUS was exhibited at David Rex- Livingston Art & Objects in Katoomba in December 2017. In 2018 she has been a finalist in the Blake Prize, the Pro Hart Outback Prize and the JADA prize. In 2019 the new exhibition Exquisite Corpse- I loved you more is exhibited at St James Cavalier in Valletta Malta as part of the Spazu Kreativ programme then at Il Ponte Contemporeanea in Rome, Italy and Galleri Tapper- Popermajer in Malmo, Sweden. Azzopardi is represented by Il Ponte Contemporeanea in Rome and Galleri Tapper- Popermajer in Malmo, Sweden, Rex- Livingston Art & Objects in NSW.