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Hi there! I’m Maria Ahrens, and I am a watercolor artist and fashion illustrator based here in Minneapolis, MN.

I create detailed paintings with thoughtful pops of color and contrast. My artwork is most often inspired by fashion, people, architecture, and nature. I would describe most of my work as aspirational, feminine, and occasionally a bit whimsical. I like to paint things that make people smile.

In addition to selling my paintings and prints, I take on a variety of commissions and collaborations – family and pet portraits, real estate illustration, fashion sketches, brand images, etc. I also do live illustrations at weddings and events.

Thank you for your interest in my artwork!

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Maria Ahrens is open on Friday, Saturday & Sunday of Art-A-Whirl weekend.

For Art-a-Whirl 2022, I will be showing as a guest artist on the 3rd floor of the Solar Arts Building.

Come see my work in-person and say hello!
711 15th Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Friday May 20th, 5-10pm
Saturday May 21st, 12-8pm
Sunday May 22nd, 12-5pm

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Maria Ahrens takes commissions.

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