Espacia Maria's abstract paintings, drawings, and complex mixed-media installations are rooted in a concrete contemplation: the co-existence of society and nature. As we see how the environment is changing around us, we should pay attention and honor it. 97% of scientists state that our environment is being effected by man.
It is a subject that has captivated Espacia Maria since her early twenties studying at Stony Brook University on Long Island and spending years in the north shores on the Long Island Sound as an offshore explorer. The observations she gathered both in nature and the urban landscape, which she has called home for the past 30 plus years, inform an artistic practice that is firmly rooted in the plein-aire landscape tradition.