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Artist Biography

Maria Sophia Macedonio

b.1971

 

Maria Sophia Macedonio creates dynamic interior paintings which depict the energy of a room. This emotional aspect of the aesthetic enhances our time spent with her work.

 

Ms. Macedonio earned a Master’s Degree from Stony Brook University in New York. She then continued her studies at The School of Visual Arts, The Art Students League, and The Long Island Academy of Fine Art in New York. Her studies also took her to The Cape Cod School of Art in Massachusetts, and Escola D’arts Plastiques i Disseny in Barcelona, Spain. 

 

From 1998 to 2014, Ms. Macedonio owned and operated The Center for Visual Arts, a school of art in Blue Point, New York. Maria currently teaches art in the Connetquot Central School District, a position she has held since 2004. She has served as an adjunct professor at Dowling College in Oakdale, New York, and guest lectured at the Islip Art Museum, Heckscher Museum of Art, and the East End Arts Council. 

 

Maria’s work has been reviewed in The New York Times and The Suffolk Times. She resides in Blue Point, New York, with her daughter.