Maria Spieker

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Maria Spieker (born September 23, 1951 in Cuxhaven ) is a German pedagogue, painter and politician. She was a member of the Bremen citizenship ( Greens ).


education and profession

Spieker grew up in Cuxhaven, where she passed her Abitur. She studied history and art for teaching at the University of Oldenburg and then earned her diploma in youth and adult education. She then worked in adult education. In the mid-1980s she worked as a research assistant (postgraduate course in Third World) at the University of Bremen .

She has been painting since the 1990s. She started with watercolors and then soon worked with acrylic and made collages. She learned the techniques for this from the artist Marlies Glaser. In 1998 Spieker and other artists founded the Dammweg studio community in Bremen and since 2004 she has been working in the 8A studio community. Her works have been shown in several exhibitions.

From 2001 to the end of 2014 she was in charge of the southern regional office of the Bremen Adult Education Center in the southern district of Bremen in Kattenturm. She has been working on a freelance basis in continuing education since 2015.

She has been a voluntary member of the board of belladonna in Bremen since 2016 , an association that promotes the political, social and cultural education of women.


Spieker has been a member of the Greens since the late 1980s. For this party she was a member of the Bremen Citizenship for eight years from 1991 to 1999 in the 13th and 14th electoral terms and in various deputations . From 1991 to 1999 she was chairwoman of the committee for the promotion of equal rights in the state of Bremen. She has not been politically active since 2001.


  • Norbert Korfmacher: Directory of members of the Bremen citizenship 1946 to 1996 (= local politics. Volume 1). LIT, Münster 1997, ISBN 3-8258-3212-0 .

Individual evidence

  1. belladonna, website.

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