Born in San Juan,Puerto Rico. Since her childhood, HadyaMaria has shown abilities in observation, perspective and a deep interest on creating art.
Starting at a young age she began exploring with acrylics and drawing learning with different teachers. As a teen she learned to work with pottery,clay and porcelain. In high school she took 1 semester of dessing technique. Then as an adult she went to a culinary arts school for two years, but because earning money turned out as a priority, she couldn't finish. An opportunity to a job oppened and help her to earn money and experience in that career by working as a cook for the Governor's and First Family at the Executive Mansion.
In 1997 she opened a Catering service at her home. HadyaMaria, is the mother of four and grand mother of two, this is why throughout her complicated life couldn't find inspiration or time to develop her creativity, until now. She moved from PR to Port St. Lucie, Florida in 2010, then in 2011 to Ocala, FL and in 2015 she moved again to Key West, FL with her husband. Now at her late 40's it is when this woman has find the opportunity to let her creativity free. Influenced and inspired by her homeland memories and now the Keys.
It is everything and nothing at the same time that influenced her moto and her now awakened muse ,this is how she is starting to develop an identity in the artistic world.
Acrylic over canvas is her preferred medium at this moment, but this lady is curious and is not too far away that she will explore new ways to express her creativity.