Maria Tsagkari lives and works in Athens, Greece.
She studied Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art at the Athens Technological Institute [TEI], graduating with distinction in 2005; her graduation thesis was on the work of Alexis Akrithakis.
She worked as art restorer for the National Gallery of Athens and for private collections and in 2006 she went on to study at the Athens School of Fine Arts.
In 2007-2008 she attended the Facultad de Βellas Αrtes in Madrid on a Greek State scholarship.
She graduated from the ASFA with distinction in 2010, and continued at the School’s Postgraduate programme in Visual Arts, graduating in 2012. Since 2011 she works as lecturer at the Athens School of Fine Arts.