Maria Konstantinova was born in Moscow in a family of architects. She graduated from the Surikov Moscow State Art Institute (Faculty of Painting and Scenography). Maria Konstantinova is famous painter, graphic artist, author of art-objects, book illustrator.
Since the end of the 70s Maria Konstantinova is a member of the Moscow Conceptual School. She took part in the activities of the group "Collective Actions". In 1982 she participated in the first exhibition of the famous apartment gallery APTART.
Maria Konstantinova is a member of the Club of Avant-gardists (СLAVA).
She participated in all famous perestroika exhibitions.