Alessandra Maria is a Brooklyn-based portrait artist. She got her Bachelor degree of Fine Arts from Pratt Institute in 2012. With coffee stained paper, Maria is able to create her unique artistic portraits using 22 carat gold, carbon pencil, graphite and black ink.
She was born in born 1989. Looking at her work, Maria is an amazingly talented artist. She has been actively involved in several art shows in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York like the Supersonic Electronic Annual Invitational Spoke Art Gallery, Scope Art Fair and LA Art Market.
Check out her piece here showing her sketches done with imitation gold leaf.
If you care more for her work just visit her Instagram. You will find the details about her life and work. She regularly updates her posts showing every progress of her shots and books. She also tells you anything strange she sees when living in New York.