Maria Lee


Chinese Folk Art


Maria Lee is an entrepreneur and master Chinese folk artist who has been sharing her knowledge of Chinese Folk Art with Trinidad and Tobago and the Caribbean for decades. Maria started off her journey in Zhongshan, Canton, China where she was involved in Chinese opera and performance. She is a pivot for Chinese culture in Trinidad and in 1998 co-founded the Chinese Arts and Culture Studies Society. Maria is dedicated to the transmission of the richness of Chinese arts and culture and demonstrates how the Chinese and Trinidadian cultures have merged and complimented each other over the years.