Maria Christoforatou has a BA Honors Degree in Arts (Grade: 29/30). Studied at the Athens School of Fine Arts (ASFA)- Painting with the professors: Zacharias Arvanitis, Angelos Antonopoulos. She has done supplementary courses: Sculpture (professor: N. Tranos) and Multimedia (Professor: M. Santorinaios). In 2007 she gained a Scholarship from the Academy of Athens for postgraduate studies and on the 11/2006 she got the 3rd Award D’ Biennale (Creta Maris), Crete. She has participated in at least 34 group and solo exhibitions.