Maria is a sculptor, painter, and artist, born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. Currently, she is based in New York, pursuing an MFA of Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Communications Design at the Pratt Institute in 2017 with a focus in Illustration. She extends moving stillness throughout her pieces, all rooted in the pursuit to decode man's strangeness and collective nuances of feeling. Mental disorders, magic realism, a curiosity for melancholy, and her own grasp of living fuel the expansion of her psychological and visual language. She is swiftly charmed by small objects, her third language are onomatopoeias and she enjoys experimenting with textures and diverse mediums.