Having graduated recently from the University of Oklahoma, earning a Bachelor of Architecture, Maria is joining McCollum Studio in June 2021. As a life-long nature enthusiast, merging the natural environment and the built environment has become a driving factor in her work. She enjoys clean, dynamic design with a focus on material honesty. She hopes to give back to the community through architecture, whether she is crafting meaningful spaces unique to each client or volunteering her services to those in need.
A true adrenaline junky, she enjoys everything from skydiving to snow skiing. She has her PADI scuba certification and is looking forward to exploring the reefs around the globe. Currently, she is pursuing the steps towards licensure and her LEED certification. In her free time, she can be found hiking with her adventure cat, Finnegan, or embarrassing herself in a pickup game of basketball. On the off chance that she is relaxing, you will find her amongst her 30 houseplants, painting, and sipping tea.