Maria Aristotelous was born in limassol (cyprus) in 1976. in 1995, after graduating high school ,she was successful in being admitted in the athens medicine school from which she successfully graduated and obtained her bachelors ‘ degree in medicine/general practice. during the period from 2003 to 2005.
Maria attended drawing and painting lessons in the workshops of savvas georgiades and andrianos sotiris in athens as well as ioanna voskou in limassol. in 2005 she successfully passed the entry exams for the athens school of fine arts where she was admitted and studied in the a’ painting workshop of zaharias arvanitis. subsequently she also graduated from the athens school of fine arts in 2010 (with distinction) after presenting her final thesis-project. maria has also studied sculpture with nikos tranos as well as printmaking
Moreover, she attended the digital sound processing/composition lectures at the hypermedia laboratory in asfa with taxiarchis diamantopoulos. in 2010 she attended an intensive maxmsp course in sae athens (certificated) as well as advanced maxmsp lessons