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I like to think and reinterpret most things I see and hear in life and apply it to my paintings. Psychologically, I appreciate the work of Alfred Hitchcock and the way he used the camera lens to allow the viewer to interpret his own thoughts and views of what may or may not have happened. He had confidence in the viewer to think for himself, I do too.
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Maria Maneos lives and works in North Wales, Pa – a suburb of the Philadelphia area. She works mainly in oil paints and her key themes and concerns in her recent practice deal with female behavior(s) and sexuality. Maneos has earned her Bachelor’s of Fine Art from Arcadia University located in Glenside, Pa and accomplished her Masters of Fine Art from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts located in Philadelphia, PA. Her work has been shown extensively in the Philadelphia area in such galleries as Artists’ House in Old City and recently showing in many New York galleries. She also created, developed and implements a prison art program at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility located in Eagleville, Pa called Brush with the Law <Click Here for more information