AliSka is the fashion brand of avant garde and luxury knitwear. It was founded by Israeli designer and artist Maria Zverin, in 2016. Maria graduated from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in 2011, with honors. She creates collections of unconventional knitted garments and accessories, which are not based on the traditional pattern-cutting approach. Due to the combination of yarns of different qualities and colors the textiles possess variable densities and transparencies, changing the ways in which the wearer can use the garments and move in them, as well as ways in which her body is seen. All the garments have exclusive textures and shapes and these unique qualities set AliSka apart from others. Some pieces are one of a kind in the world, and are between fashion and art. They have haute couture qualities: original design, 100% handmade of the best materials and yarns. Maria is totally involved both in creative and technical process.
2010 till today Maria is senior lecturer at Shenkar
2011, 2012 - Group exhibition of Avant Garde dresses, Tel Aviv Museum
2012 - presentation of innovative knitting method, Weizmann Institute of Science
2012 - group exhibition , Nirale Gallery, Israel
2014 - International designer at the Yarn Company, New York
2016 - foundation of AliSka
2017 - "Following the Sun" solo exhibition, Periscope Gallery, Tel Aviv