Maja Padrov was born in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, and moved to Canada in 1997. In 2001, she graduated from the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, Fredericton, with a diploma in Studio Pottery.
Padrov has attended numerous workshops in New Brunswick, the United States, France, Italy and Serbia. She has received several awards and grants for Creation, Travel and Professional Development from the New Brunswick Arts Board.
She has a studio practice in Gagetown, NB, and also works as a part time instructor at the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design.