Email: onem@hotmail.com 

Instagram: instagram.com/weforgotlilacs

Community:   Development Team at EWCA (east waterfront Community Association)

All paintings and prints can be rented out to movie and commercial productions, real estate showings, coffee houses, restaurants or sold.


Mariana Hernandez is a Toronto based, native to Chile, multi-media artist living in Toronto since 1977. She studied Fine Art at OCAD and has also expanded her skills as a self-taught learner. Vibrant colors, strong line work in drawings and a love and admiration for bodies of water and urban settings are her trademarks. She is also currently an art educator teaching to Non-Profits such as Parkdale Golden Age Foundation and Working Women in Toronto. She is teaching how to paint artifacts at the Gardiner Museum this 2023 season. She lives & works in the Artscape community at Waterfront Toronto East Bayfront area


2020  CME Spring Productions Inc for a movie

2020   Facebook Inc for a commercial


2023    Mavericks Vegan Burgers Permanent Display

2020    Bayside Gallery 

2019    Sidewalk Labs Toronto 1 year Exhibit

2018    Gallery City Exhibit. Solo show at Granite Brewery, Toronto. 3 month exhibit.

2016    Staircase Showcase. Above Ground Art Supplies, Toronto. April.



2022 Pancakes and Booze

2020 / 2021  Bayside Waterfront Gallery 1 month Exhibit

2018    M2 Gallery at Improve Centre Vaughan, Vaughan. 4 month exhibit.

2017    Kingston Art Walk , Upper Beaches Gallery, Toronto.  May.

2017    Art in the Park, Harrison Properties, Toronto, June.

2017    Deaf Culture Centre, curated show, Distillery District, Toronto. Sept.

2017    Artscape Youngplace, Sketch Studio, Group Show Dec.

2016    Kingston Art Walk , Upper Beaches Gallery, Toronto.  May.



2018    Art Battle, live painting. Part of Gallery City. Eglinton Town Square, August.  

2016    Art Battle, live painting. Part of Scarborough Arts, Art in the Park. August.



2018    Daniels Corporation for Artscape Launchpad Acquisition of: “City Hall Looking through a    window’ 36”X48”

2018    Metrolinx, Gallery City. Acquisition of: "Safe Descent" Acrylic on Canvas, 25" x 38".

2016    Art Box Toronto. Licensed 3 images.

2015    Aquavista Bayside Toronto Waterfront Corporate Collection. Acquisition of: "Scattered",

    Acrylic on Canvas, 50" x 60"



2017    Culture Days - September 2017

Created workshop "Mood painting" connecting participants life-experiences result: interactive painting, each persona created individual peice


2010    St Lawrence School - March 2010

Professional drawing classes children with disabilities (7 - 9 years old)



2018     Inktober CBC Arts Newsletter. October

2017    Big Art Book Issue 6. Publisher: Scarborough Arts. 3 paintings selected. December.

2017    Distillery District Newsletter. Editor: Keith Veira. Article promoting painting collection.



2018    Start YPA - "Through Your Lens" photo contest. Best Photo Award



2017    Entrepreneur Through the Arts Program at Artscape Launchpad

2006    OCAD - Fine Art



2016    Printmaking Course - Scarborough Arts. June.



2021  Art Educator at Turtle House Family Community Centre

2016    Art City. Volunteer for Staff

2009    AGO. Information Staff for Catherine the Great Exhibit.


1993 - 1994 The Bata Show Museum. Cataloging Coordinator for: Celebrity shoes (Elton

                John),  18th Century Mules from China, and Native American Moccasins.