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is an artist, born in St. Petersburg, graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, majoring in Painting. She completed her study at the Claude Lapointe studio at the Arts Décoratifs de Strasbourg, and later on added the degree in Fashion Design.
From a young age being the daughter of an archaeologist, she lived in different parts of the world. Long stays in Russia, USA, Ukraine, Europe, Middle East and now in Asia inspired her to create a series of works in various mediums: painting - drawing, fashion illustration, book illustration, textile, conceptual fashion and many travel books.
For almost seven years Maria lived and works in the South of India, the country that inspired many by its cultural diversity, its tolerance, its philosophies and the exceptional beauty of it’s countryside.
All images © Maria Chumak