Maria left a career as a maritime lawyer to become a painter.

Sacrificing the rewards of legal practice for a new creative path, Maria paints "things that I like" in oils & watercolour.

Maria was born and grew up on the North East coast of England. She is drawn to the variety and inspiration of the coastal landscape.
She is creating a series of maritime paintings in oils inspired by a road trip from the Farne Islands to Dungeness. A keen outdoor swimmer, Maria is also painting a series of Lido paintings.

Maria enjoys painting en plein air out and about in her beautiful home county of Northumberland, and beyond.

2018 - Open Ocean, Woodhorn Museum, Northumberland
2019 - Gallagher & Turner Open, Newcastle Upon Tyne
2020 - The Magic of Northumberland, Woodhorn Museum, Northumberland.
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