Maria Calandra (b. 1976, London, England) is an artist based in Brooklyn, NY. She received an MFA in Painting from Cornell University in 2006 and a BFA in Painting from Ohio University in 1999. She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition with Fredericks and Freiser Gallery in NYC and has had a solo exhibition at GNYP Gallery in Berlin, Germany (2023) and Steve Turner Gallery in Los Angeles, CA (2021) as well as a 2 person show with G/ART/EN Gallery in Como, Italy (2023). Maria has been included in group shows at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, NY, Andrew Edlin Gallery, NY, Shrine Gallery, NY, 1969 Gallery, NY, and Johansson Projects in Oakland, CA. She has been shown at several prominent Art Fairs including the Armory Show in NYC and EXPO Chicago. She has been reviewed and written about in Time Out New York, The Washington Post, The New York Sun and The New York Times and featured in Maake Magazine, FUKT Magazine in Berlin, and ArtMaze Magazine.