Marie Carmen is an artist whose parents are Spanish, from a small village near Granada. She was born in the South of France, in the beautiful city of Montpellier, and raised in a little village. After working in Paris, she emigrated to Melbourne, Australia. She is blessed with a French « Je ne sais quoi », Spanish passion running through her veins and a fierce love for nature in her Australian home. « Painting connects my internal universe to the world around me. It creates a most needed balance between the multiple influences that have shaped the woman I am » .