Maria Liitola lives and works in Turku, Finland. She received her BA from the Art Academy of Turku University of Applied Siences 2011, and her MA in 2019 from Turku Uni. Art Academy (Master of Culture and arts). She has also received professional degree on fine arts from Pori Arschool in 2003. Her numerous group exhibitions include Porvoo Art hall 2007, Rauma Art Museum 2008, The Art of Basware Sanomatalo Helsinki 2012, Cismittääkö? Galleria Uusi Kipinä, Lahti 2018). She’s had solo exhibitions in Auran Galleria, Poriginal Galleria, and Gallery G12 Helsinki/Kuopio. She has been awarded with scolarships, and has been honored with working grants in 2019 and 2020.