Maria comes from a well-known family of artists and musicians. She started to learn fine art at the age of 5 at The Hermitage Studio. Later she graduated from St. Petersburg State Academic Lyceum of Art, and in 2010 from the Russian Academy of Arts (a.k.a. Repin Academic Institute of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture), St. Petersburg. She has studied under the instruction of I. Uralov, N. Fomin and Eduard Kochergin.
Maria has been a member of The Artists Union of Russia since 2014.