1979 - ?

Maria Papadatou

Maria Papadatou, was born in Greece in 1979. In 2002 she completed her BA, Fine art and history & theory of visual art at the Suffolk College, University of East Anglia and her graduate show was at Forefront Gallery, Ipswich. Maria then took part in the European Volunteer Services (EVS) project in Austria where she worked in the Hartheim Gallery and at the art workshop for people with learning difficulties. After a year she returned to Greece to complete her E.V.S. project, funded by 5,000 Euros to create five sculptures for the Town Hall of Lefkada in Greece. She then moved to Spain for five years, creating paintings for two art companies then spent six months in South America before returning to Greece where she worked as a self employed artist, creating paintings for hotels, restaurants and private clients and in 2013 returned to England. Maria launched a new business venture in 2014, FosCreations, which is based in Ipswich’s Suffolk Enterprise Centre specialising in creating bespoke paintings for architectural and interior design offices, for hotels, restaurants, bars and private clients. She has exhibited widely with solo shows in City Gallery, Leicester; Theodoros Stamos, Lefkada, Greece; Kunst Formen Hartheim, Alkoven, Austria; Greyfriars Art Space, Kings Lynn, Norfolk and Snobs Cafe, Ipswich. She has also had numerous mixed shows worldwide including the Freudian Sheep Artist Group, Ipswich and in Valencia, Spain; Lefkada, Greece; Plaka, Athens, Greece; Poznan, Poland.

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