Meet this week’s top Realism Today Ambassador, Maria Villioti.
Maria Villioti was born in the small historic island of Salamis, nested away in the inlet of the Saronic Gulf. Now she lives in Athens, Greece. She is married and has a son.
Villioti studied fashion design, freehand drawing. Although she occasionally works with acrylics and oils, her favorite mediums are colored pencils and graphite.
She has participated in many joint exhibitions in Greece, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, and Italy. Villioti has four solo exhibitions in Athens, Zakynthos, Chania, and Thessaloniki, Greece.
She teaches pencil techniques to adults and organizes workshops throughout Greece. She loves realism and her artwork includes portraits, still lifes, cityscapes and landscapes.
She is silver signature member of UKCPS, member of CPSA, master member of CPCAU and also member of International Guild of Realism.