"My artistic expression is free, intuitive and full of emotion. I find simplicity, clarity and peace, in liquid pigments of blue, turquoise, and pink."Maria Bacha is a contemporary abstract artist currently living and working in Athens, Greece. Maria earned her BA in Studio Arts from the University of La Verne, California, she studied next to the Greek painter Michalis Veloudios, attended courses at RISD and MOMA and was the Head Art Teacher for ten years at the Hadzivei Elementary School. She illustrated books for the Greek public school and she created many set designs for children's theatrical plays. She is also a member of the Greek Chamber of Fine Arts. Maria now focuses exclusively on her art.Works by Maria Bacha are in private collections worldwide and in 2020 the Greek Ministry of Culture purchased her artwork. To date, her works have been shown at solo, group exhibitions and prestigious art fairs in Greece, London and Los Angeles.