Artist: Maria Chacón, Norway


D.O.B.: 13.09.1983

Nationality: Norwegian & Spanish

Ateliér: Schweigaards Gate 34A, 0192 Oslo


1983-1990: Taught oil painting by my artist father Franciscó Chacón

1998: Drawing, Shape and Colour at Ringerike VGS, Norway

2000: Esmod School of Fashion Design, Oslo.

2002: NKI School of Interior design

2003: Make Up Artist 3 month course at The Delamar Academy, London

2010: Still Life Oil Painting at Hampstead School of Art, London

2011: Fashion Design (Explorative Pattern Making) course at Central St. Martins College of Art, London

August 2013 - May 2014: Nydalen School of Art, 1st year

August 2014 - May 2015: Nydalen School of Art, 2nd year

Art Exhibitions:

2000: Cafe Foxx, Oslo

2001: Lille Grensen Cafe, Oslo

2008: Cafe Barista, Norway

2008: Steakhouse, London

2008: Palette, Norway

2009: Palette, Norway

2010: Palette, Norway

2011: Stasjonen, Norway

2013: Christmas Exhibition, Nydalen School of Art

2014: Summer Exhibition, Nydalen School of Art

2014: Oslo Art Gallery

2014: Christmas Exhibition, Nydalen School of Art

2015: Sparebank1 Ringerike


Upcoming Exhibitions:

June 2015: Graduate Exhibition, Nydalen School of Art

September 2015: Kulturstiftelsen Fengselet, Hønefoss.

October 2015: Galleri Refstad

2015: Gallery Oslo Prosjektrom


Work Experience, Fashion Design:

1999: Assisstant for 2 tailors in Norway

2010: Designer assisstant for Cecilia Hammarborg, London

2011: Started developing my ready-to-wear line and first collection of garments

2013: Showed my first collection during Copenhagen Fashion Week, at Vision Trade Fair.


Grants Received:

I received a letter from Ringerike Council, stating they will fund my exhibition in Hønefoss, Ringerike, September 2015.


Other info:

As I am currently an art student, I have less time to invest developing my clothing line, but that will definitely come later. My goal is to find a way to combine both art and fashion design.