Maria Cuzzocrea Burke is an artist-teacher, who is a native of Virginia, and has been an Alexandrian for 30 years. Maria holds a MAT in Art Education from George Mason University (GMU). She holds her undergraduate B.A. degree in Studio Art and a Minor in Psychology from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College. Maria presently teaches Visual Art at Washington-Liberty High School and has taught in Arlington Public Schools (APS) for 12 years. She is also the Founder of Emergent Design Studio, which provides real-world art and design curricula that challenges young minds through experiential art + design thinking for K12 students, using nature as an inspiration for their design, to make a sustainable impact on our world. Maria spends her down time in nature—hiking trails, kayaking waters, and shelling beaches. Maria’s recent works are meditative studies of nature in places that are a haven. 

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