Ana Maria Tirlea
Ana Maria Tirlea was born in Oradea (Romania), a beautiful town. Her mother is
Hungarian and her father is Romanian. She spoke mostly hungarian at home, although
she is bilingual.
Ana begins to work very young, aged 9, in a shoe factory, thus developing her passion for
manual work, materials, art, fashion and handicraft.
In 1996 she got the artistic high school diploma in her town. In 1999 she finished
successfully the 3-years course at the local university. In this occasion, she planned a trip
to Rome on the occasion of the 2000 Jubilee. She has been striken by the astonishing
artistic beauty of the city. Soon after she decides to move to Italy, mainly in Rome.