Maria Saracino is an award winning figurative artist. Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario in Canada.
Working as a graphic artist for 18 years, she honed her skills creating watercolour,acrylic and multi-media paintings as well as experimenting with textiles and sculpture.
Maria discovered polymer clay in the mid 1990's and the creative possibilities of figurative sculptures. Maria's one-of-a-kind sculptures have been recognized by leading international publications. Her work has won several awards as well as being included in special exhibits at museums and galleries across Canada and the United States. During this time she has also developed a gift line that includes her limited edition Elves and Fairies as well as other unique seasonal items.