Maria Capolongo started her creative career painting for Jeff Koons and after a three year tenure decided to break out on her own drawing storyboards at Ogilvy and Mather. She now freelances primarily for advertising agencies and animation studios throughout the US for global markets. Her client list is vast and has included Droga5, Grey, Saatchi and Saatchi, Porter Novelli, TBWA/Chiat/Day, the Martin Agency, Made Movement, Hogarth Worldwide, Area 23, McCann, Marcus Thomas, Edit1, Havas, Charlex, 321 Launch and BBDO. She strives to help them tell visually interesting stories that describe the flavor, texture and personality of their ideas. Maria studied painting and illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art and lives in Brooklyn.