Maria Papacharalambous was born in Nicosia in 1964.
Between 1984 and 1990 she studied at The School of Fine Arts, Athens under Nikos Kessanlis.
She simultaneously studied music at The Athens National Conservatory. After graduating she then went on to study at Facultad de Bellas Artes, Universidad Complutense, Madrid.
Maria Papacharalambous has presented her work in many group and solo exhibitions in Greece, Cyprus and abroad.
Her works can be found in numerous public and private collections, notably: The National Gallery, Athens, The State Gallery of Contemporary Cypriot Art, The National Gallery of Prague and more.