Maria Lupo is an established artist with dual master’s degrees in Fine Art and Art Therapy and has evolved as strong advocate for arts and healing. Her new website is launched as she is appointed Chair of the Alliance for Art in Health in NJ and continues to show extensively throughout the US.
Maria Lupo, MFA, MA, ATR
Internationally recognized artist, Maria Lupo was born and raised in Newark, NJ. Maria attended Rutgers University, NJ receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Thru Rutgers University, Ms. Lupo began her Sculptural studies in Cennina, Italy. Her time in Tuscany proved to be a major influence on her work as well as a new artistic direction for the artist. I found my cultural roots as well as my artistic heritage as a sculptress in Cennia, remarked Ms. Lupo
Maria continued her studies in Sculpture at Hunter College, CUNY, receiving a Master’s of Fine Arts degree. In addition to her studies as a fine artist. Maria has completed her Post-Masters Specialization in Art Therapy from Caldwell College and holds a second Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology. A recipient of the NJ State Council on the Arts fellowship award, Ms Lupo’s work is included in many public and private collections.