Maria Petroff is a self-taught figurative artist living between two countries: Russia and Canada Originally from Moscow, Maria moved to Canada in 2009 to study Business Administration at the University of Quebec in Montreal.
The artistic flair of the “North American Montmartre” helped this future artist get back to her childhood passion – painting. Shortly after finishing her studies, Maria decided to pursue a career in art. Maria defines her artistic style as social realism. She likes to paint people who marked our history whether they are politicians, scientists, artists, philosophers or fictional characters.