Maria is a musician, contemporary artist, and teacher. She holds a Masters of Music degree from the University of Auckland, and an Artist Diploma from Western University. Maria’s work focuses primarily on concepts of social justice and community. She has also served as a board member for the Prince Edward Island Council of the Arts, and the PEI Rape and Sexual Assault Centre in Charlottetown. Maria works, as well, as a fitness trainer and movement director for various projects, and was voted Fusion Charlottetown’s 2017 Influencer of the Year for the work she does in this community.