Maria Vallese is a graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a B.F.A. of Illustration. Her work is retro-vintage inspired with a saturated and unique color pallet. She specializes in city scenes, landscapes, caricatures and portraits. She works mainly in oil and colored pencil. She also works full time as a Floral Designer.
Maria's studio is currently located in historical Clinton, NY, just outside the city of Utica. Her work can be viewed at exhibits and arts & craft shows in the Central NY area.