Maria Burton was voted the 'People's Choice' at Artists in Penrith 2017, Create Longridge 2017 and the Cumbria Artist Showcase 2016. Her emotive and dramatic paintings form part of private collections across the UK. Her work can be seen within the EVAN Gallery, Penrith, CA11 7PX. Maria has studied under various tutors at the Glasgow School of Art and under Martin Kinnear, at the Norfolk School of Painting. She frequently works on location bringing working sketches back to the studio to complete the piece. Her landscapes focus on the Lake District, Northumberland and East Anglia.