Born in Chile in 1966, Maria Luisa Hernandez grew up in Santiago, Chile. She received a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts at The University of Chile before exhibiting in New York City. After winning a scholarship to exhibit in Stockholm, Maria traveled to France, Italy and Spain. Her European travels led her to move to London where she joined the Prince’s Drawing School and exhibited regularly in London, New York and around Europe.

Maria is now collected by corporations and clients internationally. She lives and paints between her studio in London studio and another overlooking the sea in United Kingdom.