Artists in Action! with Marina Font
Artists in Action!, in its third year at Girls' Club, invites the public to get to know local artists through a series of four informal artist talks and presentations.
The first Artist in Action! presenter, Marina Font, will share her work, her inspirations and creative processes. Font's work explores issues of identity and concepts of memory and tradition through photography and installation. Enjoy informal dialogue with the artist and audience on contemporary art in general.
Marina was born in Cordoba, Argentina in 1970. She studied design, sculpture, and photography at the Escuela de Artes Visuales Martin A. Malharro, Mar del Plata, Argentina. In 1996 she moved to Boston and studied sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts School and then traveled through India as a photographer. She spent the summer of 1998 studying photography at Speos Ecole de la Photographie in Paris, and continued working as a freelance photographer. She earned an MFA in Photography from Barry University, Miami in 2009. For more information about Marina's work visit www.marinafont.com.
This event is free and open to the public.
Funding for this project is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commisioners as recommended be the Broward Cultural Council and in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Limited Edition Artist Multiple
Just a Memory, 2012 and End of Innocence, 2012
mixed media photo panels, edition of 20
This year, a workshop led by each artist is being offered on the Saturday afternoon following the public talk. Marina will lead participants in the creation of a mixed-media photo panel. Participants will receive personalized instruction and feedback. Artists of all levels of experience are welcome.
Registration is limited, $30 registration fee applies.