Mariia Perevoshchikova (Maria Kova) is a contemporary artist specializing in abstract acrylic paintings.
Maria was born in Russia in 1986, and developed passion for art at an early age. Her mother was always fond of art, and encouraged Maria to continue doing what she seems to be naturally very good at. At the age of 18 Maria finished The South-Ural Fine Arts School, where she developed her understanding of color, line, form, composition, and art history.
As soon as the Iron Curtain of USSR fell down, Maria's family began to travel. Maria was absolutely astounded and inspired by the diverse natural and cultural cornucopia of the world behind the curtain. Maria obtained a Master's Degree in Hospitality Industry and Tourism and continued traveling.
In 2010, Maria settled in the beautiful tropical island of Bali, Indonesia. For 6 years Bali was the
spiritual home for her and her renewed love for art. Success at local art exhibitions on the island provided her with the confidence to pursue her art career.
In 2017, Maria moved to Dubai, UAE. New environment of the fast changing, dynamic and multinational city made impact on Maria’s art style and opened new opportunities for her emerging art career.
At the present time, Maria lives and works in Dubai, UAE