Maria graduated from Trier University of Applied Sciences in Germany in Design and Illustration. She has worked for advertising agencies and publishers in France, Germany, Austria, Great Britain and the United States. She is currently illustrating picture books for Walker Books and Random House.
‘Angry Cookie’ picked for the Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge 2020
‘The witty illustrations of Maria Karipidou will also raise a laugh in Laura Dockrill’s The Lipstick (Walker)’.