Maria Walker (b. Philadelphia, PA 1980) received her MFA from Tyler School of Art and her BA in Visual Art from Brown University, where she also completed a Capstone Project in Poetry. She attended the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture in 2011, and received an Individual Grant from the Belle Foundation for Cultural Development in 2013. Walker’s work has been published in the Smithsonian Magazine and reviewed as a Critic’s Pick on, as well as in the Brooklyn Rail, New American Paintings, and Beautiful Decay. In 2014 Walker released Wise Object, a chapbook of her poems, in conjunction with her solo show at Projekt722 in Brooklyn.



Freight + Volume presents Maria Walker's poetic paintings at new LES location

"In its new Lower East Side location, the Freight + Volume gallery is presenting a collection of work by Maria Walker for the show Trees Breeze Green with the title of the show coming from a poem she wrote."