Maria is an art and english teacher for children in Portugal. She will spend the month of March in the Printing Museum, exploring different methods and ideas for making notebooks out of re-used materials. As part of her residency, she will give a workshop on printing with styrofoam packaging during the Sustainability Sunday.(more information: http://www.facebook.com/events/159895557501022/?fref=ts)
Among teaching, her art work includes drawing, writing, photography, craftwork and instalation. Since 2007, she cooperates with André Banha, a portuguese artist, painting, sculpting and installing. She has been published in art catalogs and articles, with writing and photography about art pieces.