Maria Campagna was born and raised in Springfield, Pa.  She received a BS in engineering from Penn State University and went on to work as an engineer and in the business field for over 10 years.  While working she took up pottery as a hobby training at Claymakers starting in 2008.  Soon her hobby became a way of life and she started attending workshops around the country.  In 2016, Maria opened a studio in Morgantown WV, where her focus is centralized.  Her husband Adam and her have one child, Autumn and 2 dogs.