"My curiosity brought me through art history, interior and product design as well as digital visual art industries to finally understand the importance and the value of storytelling. Whatever you create at this moment, sharing a unique idea or telling a story of a person through an interior space, all of it represents us in the future. Each of us sees the world from a distinct point of view, through our own experiences and memories. Every story is different, but somehow we understand and empathize with each other. "
This Tazzina collection shared the absorbed tradition from Italian culture of drinking an espresso every morning. It Is a small meditation practice of everyday life that Maria brought from Italy to Canada, and with this collection is asking if there is anyone else here, who also has similar meditation techniques...
Cultures and traditions are made out of these small details, that sometimes we forget and leave behind. Maria is passionate about colour theory and explores colour combinations through her paintings. Giving meaning to colours and connecting them to a narrative; Maria conveys, through her paintings, her idea of storytelling.
Maria has a Bachelor's in Design and a Master's in Multimedia Art and Design education obtained in Rome, Italy, where she concentrated her studies in exhibit design and visual arts. In 2022, she moved to Toronto, Canada and is now exploring the world of traditional art while working as an Art Consultant, helping people comprehend the relationship between art and interior design through technique, size, art and framing. Maria is currently the Creative Director of artterra.