Maria Payes (aka Molorichka) is a Russian artist who lives in the USA since 2007. She became an artist thanks to her husband and artist, Victor Payes who taught her the basics or drawing and painting. In 2014 she got an art and art history degrees from Los Angeles Valley College majoring in acrylic painting and figure drawing. Maria now pursues the idea of living happily working full-time as an artist who creates original artwork for people all over the world! Her paintings and drawings are in private collections in the USA, Canada, Australia and Europe.
Maria's artwork was exhibited in Los Angeles, California in various galleries and won awards for its technical excellence and concept throughout several years when she was living there. The artist currently resides in Orlando, Florida.