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Marina Font

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Birthplace
Argentina

Birth year
1970

Lives in
Miami Beach

Works in
Miami

Website

Representing galleries

Tags
exhibition/performance, conceptual, photography, mixed-media, installation, video-art

Statement
 

 

Born in Cordoba, Argentina in 1970, Marina Font studied design, sculpture, and photography at the Escuela de Artes Visuales Martin Malharro, Argentina. She moved to the United States in 1996. In the summer of 1998 she studied photography at Speos Ecole de la Photographie in Paris. She earned a MFA in Photography from Barry University, 2009.

She has been part of several group shows at museums and cultural institutions such as:  The Boca Raton Museum, The Appleton Museum of Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Museum of Florida Art, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art,  and Centro Cultural Espanol Miami.

Through her career Marina has  exhibited at:  Espacio Foto Arte, Uruguay, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, and Dina Mitrani Gallery, who represents her work in Miami; as well as  local and international fairs: Buenos Aires Photo (solo project), MIA, Arteamericas, Art Naples, Art Live Fair, Art Wynwood.  

She was awarded “Best in Show” at Biennial Six - Museum of Florida Art; 2012 Florida Individual Artist Fellowship Grant Finalist and Photoclucida’s Critical Mass Finalist, 2012. 

Marina lives and works in Miami Beach with her husband and three kids.

 

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Argentina, 1970

 

EDUCATION

2009       MFA in Photography, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA

1998       Spéos Ecole de la Photographie, Paris, France

1995       BS in P.E., INEF, Buenos Aires, Argentina

1990      Design, Sculpture and Photography, Escuela de Artes Visuales M. Malharro, Mar del Plata,

                Argentina

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011        Imprinted, Dina Mitrani Gallery, FL, USA           

2010        El Contrato, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL, USA                                   

2008        Procesos Internos, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA

1998        Namaste, Farrell House Gallery, Miami Shores, FL, USA

 

 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2012   Memorias del Oikos, La Casa Re-presentada,  curated by Adriana Herrera and Willy Castellanos

            Centro Cultural Espanol Miami, FL, USA 

           Appleton Museum of Art,  2012 Biennale Florida Installation Art, Ocala, Fl, USA

            Women's Perspectives, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

            Boca Raton Museum of Art - 61st Annual All Florida Exhibition, Juried by Valerie Cassel        

            Oliver, Senior Curator at The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Boca Raton, FL, USA

            Night at The Museum Auction, Bass Museum of Art, Invitational,  Miami Beach, FL, USA

            Recently Aquired III, Audrey Love Gallery, Bac, Miami, FL, USA 

            Artists Designing Light Project, Miami Light Project, Curated by Oscar Glottman, Miami, USA  

            Artists in Action, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Frt. Lauderdale, USA

            Women’s Works 2012, Woodstock, IL

            Arteamericas, Consulate General of Argentina, Miami Beach, USA

            Art Wynwood, Miami, FL, USA

            Espacio foto arte, Punta del Este, Uruguay

2011   Biennial Six, Museum of Florida Art (MoFA), Juried by Bernice Steinbaum, DeLand, FL, USA

            Re-framing The Feminine, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Frt. Lauderdale, FL, 

            Artist Postcard, from Picasso to Nowadays, 54th Biennale de Venetia, Venice, Italy

            Buenos Aires Photo, Solo project, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Palais de Glace, Bs. As. Argentina.

            Lucky You 4,  The Bakehouse  Art  Complex, Miami,  FL, USA

            RPM Project, Wynwood Art Festival, Margulis Art Warehouse, Miami, FL, USA

            Andy Gato Gallery, Barry University, Invitational, Miami Shores, FL, USA

            Photolucida’s Portfolio Walk, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR, USA

            All Media Juried Biennale, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, FL, USA

            Arte Americas, Solo Project, Miami Beach, FL, USA

            H20,  Deering Estate At Cutler Spring Photography Exhibition, Miami-Dade Parks and

            Recreation Department,

            Miami, FL, USA

            Art Naples, Miami Wave, Curated by Sergio Garcia, Naples, FL, USA

2010   Sin, National Juried Exhibition, Juried by Peter Boswell, Senior Curator of MAM (Miami Art 

             Museum) Bac, Miami, FL           

             IKF’s (International Kids Foundation) Wonderfund, Invitational, Miami, FL, USA

             Exposures II, Dina Mitrani Gallery, (Art Basel Week) Miami, FL, USA

             Lucky You 3,  The Bakehouse  Art  Complex, Miami,  FL, USA

            The Sewing Circle, The Woman’s Park, Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department,

             Invitational, Miami, FL, USA

             MIA (Miami International Art Fair), Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami Beach, FL, US

             Artist Postcard, from Picasso to Nowadays, starting at Fourth Beijing International Art

             Biennale, Beijing, China

 2009    Home Work, Dot Fifty One Gallery, Miami, FL, USA                       

              Only Water, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

2008    Intimate Spaces, MoCA (Museum of Contemporary Art), North Miami, FL, USA

             Inaugural Show, Andy Gato Gallery, Miami Shores, FL, USA

2007   The New Masters, MCPA, Miami Centre for the Photographic Arts, Miami, FL, USA

            Master’s Mystery Art Show, Invitational, Miami Beach, FL, USA

2006   Juried student exhibition, Barry University. Juror: Maria Martinez-Cañas, Miami, FL, USA

            Master’s Mystery Art Show, Invitational, Miami Beach, FL, USA

2004   Closer, The Witt Gallery, Lenox, MA, USA

2000   Les Photographies des Paris, Border’s Photography Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

            Les Photographies des Paris, Barry University Fine arts Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

 

 

COLLECTIONS

               C. Collins Margulies Collection                         

               Lowe Art Museum, Miami, USA

               Lucinda W. Bunnen Collection, Atlanta, GA, USA

               Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA           

               Collection of Allure of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd

               Crivelli Private Collection, Buenos Aires, Argentina

               Novedia Americas, Miami, FL

               Sistemas Operativos Argentinos, Buenos Aires, Argentina

                         

 

CURATORIAL & AWARDS

               Photolucida's Critical Mass  2012 finalist

               “Best of Show”, Biennial Six, Museum of Florida Art (MoFA)

               2012 Individual Artist Fellowship Grant finalist

               Chair of the Reflections Art Program, Nautilus Middle School, Miami Beach, FL, USA

               “The New Masters”, Miami Center for the Photographic Arts, Miami, FL, USA

 

 PUBLICATIONS  

               

               Goldberg, Vicki. “Re-framing The Feminine” catalog, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Sept.

               2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

               Herrera, Adiana. "Mujeres en la Camara Oscura ante el mundo". El Nuevo Herald. June 7, 2012

               Appleton Museum of Art, Florida Installation Art 2012, catalog.

               Smithson, Aline. LENSCRATCH, online publication, 2011.

               Font, Marina. "Imprinted", catalog, 2011, Miami.

               Allure of The Seas Art Collection Catalog, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, 2010, Miami,   USA

               Iglesias, Elena. “Marina Font encuentra la liberacion”, Revista Aplausos, El Nuevo Herald. 

               Feb. 2010

               Font, Marina. “El Contrato”, catalog. Jan. 2010. Miami, USA

               Suarez de Jesus, Carlos. ”Meeks Inherits”. Miami New Times. Aug. 29, 2007

               Font, Marina. “Procesos Internos”, MFA Thesis, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA

CONTACT AND REPRESENTATION

              DINA MITRANI GALLERY

              2620 NW 2 Avenue, Miami, FL 33127

              786.486. 7248 | dinamitrani@gmail.com

              dinamitranigallery.com

 

 

STUDIO

              305.975.4073 | studio@marinafont.com

              marinafont.com

              

 

 

 

Recent Exhibits

Marina Font participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 DARK CONTINENTS
DINA MITRANI GALLERY
 
Oct, 2013 CORRESPONDENCES
Art Center / South Florida - Project 924
 
Mar, 2013 Imprinted
Deering Estate at Cutler
 
Jan, 2013 WHO DOES SHE THINK SHE IS?
Art House of Delray
 
Nov, 2012 IRREVERSIBLE RELEASE PARTY & CLOSING WINNERS EXHIBITION
Wynwood Exhibition Center
 
Jun, 2012 WOMEN'S PERSPECTIVES, SUMMER GROUP SHOW
DINA MITRANI GALLERY
 
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