Meet Maria!

Maria de la Vega, On-site Program Coordinator

Maria was born in Maryland and grew up in Texas. She started her career in Liberal Arts and then studied abroad in Spain where she obtained a bachelor´s degree in Art Education and her MA in Fine Arts through a Spanish university. Being bilingual (English, Spanish) she has worked as Program Coordinator for many years traveling and showing students Spain and Greece while teaching English, Spanish and Studio Art. Maria is passionate about sharing all the knowledge of a new culture, on the wonderful sites and life abroad. She has traveled to Mexico, Spain, Mallorca, Ireland, France, Greece, and Italy inland and also navigated in a sailboat in the Gulf of Mexico, Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea. In her free time she paints watercolors and oils and exhibits her art internationally. Her interests on nature, the sea, world cultures, dance, and interior and landscape design make her a well-rounded person who lives with dedication and grace.

“Being in Spain there is so much to see and enjoy like sitting in a terrace drinking a cup of coffee or eating a “tapa” with friends, or walking through interesting areas.”

Maria will be present in Spain and available as your contact throughout the program for activities, emergencies and cultural concerns while ensuring that everything goes smoothly.