Mrs. Maria Andreasson is a foot painter and was born in Stockholm on August 25,1961. Since the fourth year of her life she has been painting with her foot. Mrs. Andreasson is a spastic. Both her arms and her legs are severely handicapped. She suffers from cerebral paresis. Mrs. Andreasson frequented primary and secondary schools as well as an art school in Stockholm. From 1984 to 1985 and from 1988 to 1993 she studied at the art school.
Mrs. Andreasson had numerous one-woman exhibitions. She also loves sculpting. Her hobbies are dancing, music, the theatre (she is also a member of a theatre company), reading and studying nature.