Maria Jurpik is a fine artist and works freelance as a
graphic illustrator and web designer. She is the web designer
for this Arctic Quest site.
Ana was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and was raised
in the Seattle area of Washington, in the United States.
Later, she moved and settled in the greater Toronto area
of Ontario, Canada. Ana's studio is now located in the
city of Markham.
Throughout her life, Ana searched out various ways of
expression, enrolling in classes ranging from still life
to life drawing, and experimenting with the use of mediums
from charcoal to sculpture to music. In 1999 she released
her original music CD called Exhale, collaborating with
producer and musician, Steve Sherman.
Teaching and Presentations
Conducted acrylic painting and drawing workshops for children,
adult and senior’s groups.
Private Collections in the U.S. and Canada
Permanent Collection in the city of Spoleto, Italy
Permanent Collection in the Vancouver Maritime Museum,
Elmer’s Products, Inc.
Steam Whistle Brewing
The Z. Art Gallery in Markham, Ontario
Ana has exhibited in a number of group shows in the greater