Maria Bjørnnes Hermansen is a young Norwegian artist from her country's capital, Oslo. She started painting and drawing from as soon as she could remember, and has always maintained it as her prime passion.
Demonstrating great talent in High School, Maria went on to study Art and Design at the University of Kristiansand.
Being a talented make-up artist as well as painter, she went on to work in the make up industry post her studies.
Maria primarily draws her inspiration from faces and facial expressions as depicted in her portraits, and is currently working in film/TV designing characters where she uses her creativity to develop characters with a special emphasis on their expressions and feelings.
In her paintings, she strives to express beauty through the depicted emotions, and applies watercolor techniques and her knowledge of faces in order to achieve her emotive pieces.
Degree in Art and Design at the University of Kristiansand, Kristiansand.