Maria Magdalena Oosthuizen was born in Paarl (Western Cape) South Africa in 1972. She currently resides in Mossel Bay, a small coastal town in South Africa, with her husband, and three children.
Maria is a qualified hairdresser.
She completed a course in photography in London, and completed a diploma course in Business Management, as well as website design in South Africa.
Maria always had a fascination with God’s creation, and a love for drawing since childhood.
In 2005, Maria started painting full time. Within the first two years, her works was exhibited in six very well-known galleries nationwide, and she became their top selling artist!