María Korol was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1980 and moved to the United States in 2004. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from Indiana University, Bloomington. She has shown her paintings and drawings nationally and internationally in places as far afield as Bogotá, New York, Berlin, and Atlanta. Her artwork is in the collections of the University of California-Irvine, Agnes Scott College and numerous private collections. She had distinguished scholarships for residencies at the Hambidge Center, the Akademie der Künste in Berlin, and the Women's Art Institute. She was selected for The Creatives Project (2018-20) and the Hughley Fellowship (2019), and is the recipient of the inaugural Edge Award (2020) with the Forward Arts Foundation. She is a visiting professor at Agnes Scott College. María Korol is based in Atlanta, GA.