Maria is a Russian-born representational artist, currently working from her studio on the Mornington Peninsula, in Victoria. The subject matter of her oil paintings is varied. It includes figures, portraits, still-life and landscape. Inspired by light, form, and atmosphere, she seeks to portray the beauty of her subjects in the most accurate and captivating way.
Creating paintings and drawings in a contemporary realistic style, Maria honours the timeless quality and craftsmanship of the classical school of painting. Her ever-growing artistic talent combined with a fresh contemporary female perspective gives Maria’s artworks unique complexity, elegance and modern appeal.