Maria, an abstract expressionist artist, was born in Venezuela. Art has always been in her life, however, she started painting in 2000 and took art lessons in 2006, since then painting & art are an integral part of her life. She has traveled extensively and expresses: "I see and hear art everywhere." Inspired by nature, her mixed media paintings are diverse pieces of art that involve imagination, texture, movement, and three dimensional objects, other times her work expresses simplicity. Be the Art!