Maude Kasperzak was born in 1988 in Toledo, Ohio. She studied at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received a BFA in Painting in 2011. From 2012-2018, she served as the Creative Director of Charm City Cakes, a high-end customized bakery that was featured on the Food Network’s Ace of Cakes. Along with maintaining a studio practice as a painter, beginning in 2013, Maude worked as a collaborator with Oakland based fiber artist Natalie Ebaugh to create an accessory line through a project called Girl Group. Throughout her time working professionally as a cake and textile production artist, painting has served as the foundational medium for all of Maude’s artistic efforts. Her paintings has been featured primarily at galleries in Baltimore, while her textiles and bags have been included in fairs and markets across the country.