Artist, Maria Vanderbie, born in Edmonton, Alberta, is a Calgary-based artist, who is making a name for herself throughout Alberta as well as internationally.
Formally trained at Campbell Collegiate, and 1978 Award winner with the Saskatchewan Artist Guild, Maria possesses her own style – a celebration of femininity. It is a fusion of vivid colour and texture, intertwined with romantic and sensual images along with a sense of fun – eclectic and timeless works of art to suit any home or office.
The versatility of her style and diversity of her admirers is evidenced by her work, from hand painted glassware to mystical images of the East, to the beauty of nature – each painting intricate in detail. Maria’s media of choice is mostly acrylics - board and canvas, with some mixed media and other art.
Maria makes her home in Calgary with her musical son Johannes. Her work is in private collections across Canada, the United States and Europe.