Birth name: maria, Nickname: theodora_maffat, Country: Portugal, Language: English
I offer: Maria Henriques was born in Lisbon 15, May 1951. In the year 1968 she started studying the art of painting in the School of Arts-Antonio Arroios in Lisbon. In the beginning of 1970 she begins studying with the teacher, the painter/professor Rolando De Sá Nogueira in the National Society of Fine Arts in Lisbon.
*** Between the years 68/74 she works in several publicity Agencies and she continues studying painting and photography. She also made several trips to Europe, North America and Canada.
*** In the year 1974/75 she leaves Portugal to live in Vienna-Austria. There she works in series about classical music for the Portuguese television and she starts her painting studies with a Painter/professor Wolfgang Hollegha in the Academy Bildenden Kunste.
*** She worked with the professor of History Adam Shaff doing translations and illustrations. She also worked for the composer Haubenstock Ramati. Between the years 75/77 she made several trips to Moscow, Budapest, Varsovia and to other cities of the East Europe. In those years she made several exhibitions of her work.
*** In 1977/78 she leaves Vienna and returns to Lisbon-Portugal. In Lisbon she starts studying again with the Master Sa Nogueira and she illustrates several books of Poetry and Short Stories.