Maya Santangelo is an artist originally from California. She has spent 25 years working as a muralist and fine art painter. She has traveled the world painting murals first, for a San Francisco mural painting company Evans & Brown and currently for The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant chain. She has worked on murals in China, Dubai, Japan, Mexico and all over U.S. Maya has also painted artwork for celebrities and for hotels, casinos, stores and restaurants.
Currently, she lives in Norwalk, CT, where she has painted murals for some local elementary school libraries and the Norwalk library teen room. She enjoys painting scenes from nature and portraits of people and animals. In 2011 she won an honorable mention at the Ridgefield Guild of Artists 34th annual Juried exhibition for her painting titled “Illumination.” She has also sold her fine art paintings at shows at The Silvermine art guild and to buyers on the East and West Coast.