Maria D’Angelo’s mediums range from acrylics and mosaics to jewelry and mixed media, and even special effects make-up. She is known for many things around Elgin, her purple hair, eclectic style, Founder of The Art Cult Collective which promotes local artists to collaborate and get their art out into the world, Owner of Viking Vintage & Art, Two Old Broads Radio co-host, Nightmare on Chicago Makeup and Costuming Artist to name a few. She has been travelling the world for the past couple years, creating art and learning from other artists. Maria is looking forward to creating new pieces that reflect some of the places and people that have influenced her so much as a person and as an artist.
Photos by Jenn Keller