Maricarmen Villasana was born in 1949 in Mexico City.
She has a degree in journalism from the National Autonomous University in Mexico in 1973. She studied painting career at the National Fine Arts School "La Esmeralda" from 1980 to 1985. She studied Visual Arts specializing in painting and had received a Master Degree in 1994 from the National Fine Arts School better known as Academia de San Carlos. She participated in more than 50 collective and solo shows.
Among her principal specialities is one at Modern Art Museum in 1983, one in Palacio de Mineria and Secretaria de Pesca in 1989. She has a permanent painting in Museum Adolfo Lopez Mateos in Atizapan, State of Mexico. She had a show at Little Temple art gallery and Community College in El Paso, Texas.
She has also presented a solo show at Busselton Australia in ArtGeo Gallery. Her paintings are all over the world in private collections. She has written more than 50 articles about art in "El Nacional" newspaper and "Industria y Comercio" magazines.
She coordinated the book "The graphic art and his creators" from Limusa publications and has been a qualified examiner for the "International Bachelor" in Visual Arts from England.