Maria Mari Murga is a Filipina Spanish artist based in London. Her Filipino origins hail from Zamboanga City in Mindanao and Basque roots. The grand daughter of a WWII Bataan Death March survivor, Philippine history runs in Maria’s veins. Trained in Florence, Italy, she specialized in Renaissance Painting Techniques: Orient and Occident are brought together under Murga’s life vision.
Maria works from her studio in Hampstead, London. Her paintings are part of the private collections of prominent British and Philippine art collectors including well known corporate companies. Murga has exhibited internationally: The Annigonni Museum in Florence, The City Council in Madrid, Petley’s gallery in Mayfair, The Mall Galleries, The Philippine Embassy in London, The Consulate of the Philippines in Miami, The School of Oriental and African Studies SOAS - University of London and The Philippine Senate Congress in Manila.
Her artworks have been awarded by prestigious Art Institutions such as The Royal Society of British Artists, The De Laszlo Foundation, The London Festival of Architecture, The Derwent Art Prize and The Pastel Society UK at The Mall Galleries in London.