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Bio: 

A Toronto-based artist, native to Chile who migrated to Toronto in 1977. She studied fine art at OCAD but is mostly self taught. Mediums are watercolor, acrylic and oil.

Her paintings have sold at the Distillery District and more are being displayed at Gallery City Exhibition for Metrolinx Crosstown 2018.  Mariana has been profiled in Scarborough Arts' BIG ART BOOK and has her work in the Tridel & Hines Aquavista Bayside collection, part of the ongoing Bayside revitalization project.


SOLO SHOWS

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

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

 

GROUP SHOWS

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.

 

LIVE PERFORMANCES

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.

 

COLLECTIONS

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"

 

ART EDUCATION EXPERIENCE

2017    Culture Days - September 2017

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

 

2010    St Lawrence School - March 2010

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

 

PUBLISHING

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.

 

AWARDS

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

 

EDUCATION

2006    OCAD - Fine Art

 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

2016    Printmaking Course - Scarborough Arts. June.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

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.



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EMAIL: onem@hotmail.com

INSTAGRAM: Weforgotlilacs

Twitter: Mariana_ArtsTO

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