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Marina Font  was born in  Argentina in 1970. She studied design at the Martin Malharro School of Visual Arts, Mar del Plata, Argentina.  In 1998 she studied Photography at the Speos Ecole de la Photographie in Paris and earned a MFA in Photography from Barry University, Miami in 2009. Since then she has exhibited extensively at galleries, museums and cultural institution in the US and abroad. Her work is present in various public collections such as the MDC Museum of Art+Design, Miami,  the Boca Ratom Museum of Art, the LOWE Art Museum at The University of Miami,  FoLA, Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina, The Bunnen colection in Atlanta , the Girls' Club colection in Fort Lauderdale and various private collections throughout the world.

Her photo-based work explores ideas about identity, gender, territory, language, memory and the forces of the unconscious.

She currently lives and works in Miami Beach.


CURRICULUM VITAE

 

EDUCATION

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

1998    Spéos Ecole de la Photographie, Paris, France

1995    BS in P.E., ISEF N1, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017     Grey Matters | Mental Maps, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, USA 

             Mental Maps, Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

              Mental Maps, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami,  FL, USA

2016    The House Inside My Head, RPM Project, Boca Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL, USA 

2015   Instacorrespondences, Fifth Installment, La Plataforma + DOCfield15, Barcelona, Spain 

2014    El Peso de las Cosas, Dacil Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina

             Dark Continents, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, USA

             Imprinted, A.Gato Gallery, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA

2013    Imprinted, Consulate of Argentina in New York, NY, USA 

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

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017     Hipermedia in Critical Mass, Lishui Photography Festival.  Curated by Laura Moya , Lishui, China.

              Selected Works of The Permanent Collection, FoLA, Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina

              Woman Behind The Thread, Bossa Gallery, Miami, Fl, USA

              The Object and The Image, Aluna Art Foundation, Miami, FL, USA

              Exposed, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, (invitational) Hollywood, FL, USA

2016     Schneider's Summer Showcase, Schneider Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

              The Lives of Books, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL, USA

              The Curated Fridge,  Open Aperture Gallery, Newport, RI, USA

              The Curated Fridge, curated by Paula Tognarelli, Somerville, MA, USA

               Spin Cycle, Laundromat Art Space, curated by Beatricia Sagar, Miami, FL, USA

              You can Only Understand it From The Distance, RPM Project, TRIAD, London, UK 

              The Bass Ball, Invitational, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL, USA

              9TOPICS, Caputo + Font, Instagram projectTRIAD, London, UK

               MA/MFA Alumni Exhibition, Andy Gato Gallery, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA

2015     AR/IN/MI, The Freedom Tower, Miami Dade College, Miami,  FL, USA

              Page.Print.Post.Make a Book, curated by Leder Kremer + Meneses, Miami-Dade Public Library, Miami, Fl USA.

             The Artists of Art Salon, A Collective Dialogue, Armory Art Center, Palm Beach, FL, USA

             Diversity in Art, Nova Southeastern University, Alvin Sherman Library, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 

             At Home, Don’t Take Pictures Magazine online Exhibition

             Page + Form, Meeting House, Miami FL, US

             30 Years on The Road, Art Center/South Florida, curated by Edward Duval Carrie, Miami Beach, FL, USA

2014    Buenos Aires Photo, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Dacil Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

             Urbana, Marina Font + Alberto Mendez, Dacil, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

             Self-Published, Artists Making Books , Editions and Zines, Artlab, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, USA

             ArteBA, Dacil Art, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

             Instacorrespondences, Third Installment, Dacil Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argenrtina 

             Florida Contemporary, The Baker Museum at Artis, Naples, FL USA 

             Instacorrespondences, Second Installment, 6th Street Container Alternative Art Space, Miami, Fl, USA

             Walking in Someone Else’s Shoes (Identities in Transit), Aluna Art Foundation, Miami, FL, USA

            Paper Hearts, MDC Museum of Art+Design, curated by Bernice Steinbaum, Miami, Fl, USA

            Abracadabra, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Invitational, Hollywood, FL, USA

            Your Daily Photograph, Duncan Miller Gallery, curated by David Bram

2013    Correspondences, Amalia Caputo | Marina Font, 924 Project Space, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, Fl, USA

             Spring Photography Exhibition, Marina Font | Antonia Wright, The Deering Estate at Cutler, Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation

             Department, Miami, FL, USA 

             Abracadabra, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Invitational, Hollywood, FL, USA 

             62ndAnnual All Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Juror: Mark Scala, Boca Raton, FL, USA 

             Enirtiv, Marina Font-Andres Ferrandis, Art Center/South Florida, Miami Beach, FL, USA

             Anne-Marie Was Here..., MADA New Media Festival ‘13, Art Wynwood, Miami, FL, USA 

             Whisky and Rye, The Nightclub series, curated by Amalia Caputo, Miami, FL, USA

             Abracadabra, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Invitational, Hollywood, FL, USA

             Annual Interest, Knight Gallery - Young At Art Museum, Broward, FL, USA 

             Who Does She Think She Is, Art House Delray Beach, FL, USA

2012    Anne-Marie Was Here..., RPM Project, The Screening Room, Miami, FL, USA 

            Cover Feature 2012 Winners Exhibition, IRREVERSIBLE Magazine, Juried by Carol Damian, Bernice Steinbaum, Carlos Suarez de Jesus,

            Wynwood Exhibition Center, Miami, FL, USA 

            Swimming Upstream, O Cinema, Miami, FL, USA 

            Anne Marie Was Here, Art Live Fair, Coconut Grove Convention Center, Miami, FL, USA 

            2407-The House Inside My Head, RPM Project, MADA New Media Festival’12, Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami, FL, USA 

            Memorias del Oikos, La Casa Re-presentada, Centro Cultural Espanol, curated by Adriana Herrera and Willy Castellanos, Miami, USA 

            Appropriated Gender, 1310 Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 

            Appleton’s Biennial 2012, Florida Installation Art, Appleton Museum of Art, Ocala, FL, USA 

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

             61stAnnual All Florida Exhibition, Boca Raton Museum of Art,, Juried by Valerie Cassel Oliver,, Boca  Raton, FL, USA 

            Night at The Museum, Bass Museum of Art, 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 

            Women’s Works 2012, Woodstock, IL 

            Arteamericas, Arte Argentino, Consulate General of Argentina in Miami, Miami Beach, USA Art Wynwood, Bac, Miami, FL, USA

            Muestra Conjunta: Estados Unidos-Uruguay, 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, USA 

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

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

            2407 The House Inside My Head, RPM Project, Wynwood Art Festival, Miami, FL, USA 

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

            Faculty-Alumnai Exhibition, Invitational, Andy Gato Gallery, Barry University, Miami Shores, FL, USA 

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

            Marina Font, Solo Project, Arteamericas, Miami Beach, FL, USA 

            H2O, Deering Estate At Cutler Spring Photography Exhibition, Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department, Miami, FL, USA 

            Miami Wave, Art Naples, 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,

            Exposures II, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami, FL, USA 

            Artist Postcards, from Picasso to nowadays, starting at Fourth Beijing International Art Biennale, Beijing, China 

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

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

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

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 

2004    Juried student exhibition, Barry University. Juror: Maria Martinez-Cañas, Miami, FL, USA 

             Closer, The Witt Gallery, Lenox, MA, USA 

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

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, USA 

Miami Dade College Museum of Art + Design, Miami, FL

Fola, Fototeca Latinoamericana, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL USA

The Bunnen Collection, Atlanta, GA, USA

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

Royal Caribbean Cruises  Collection  

C. Collins Margulies, Miami, USA 

Amy Dean & Alan Kluger’s Private Collection, Aventura, FL 

Sandra & George Gottlieb Private Collection, NY, NY 

Renato Gnutti Private Collection, Italy 

 

CURATORIAL & AWARDS

Photolucida's Critical Mass 50 2017 finalist.

9TOPICS + TRIAD, Instagram projectArtHill Gallery, London, UK, March 2017.

"The Vagina Monologues" play feature image, Miami, February 23, 2017.

9TOPICS + Girl's Club, Art Center/South Florida at O Cinema, Wynwood, Miami, FL, USA 

 9TOPICS + Girl's Club, Girls’ Club Collection Annex Space, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 

Photolucida’s Critical Mass 2014 & 2012 finalist 

Best in Show, Biennial Six, Museum of Florida Art (MoFA), Juror: Bernice Steinbaum 

ARTDISTRICTS Magazine December 2012-January 2013 Feature Winner 

2012 Florida’s Cultural Division Individual Artist Fellowship Grant finalist 

IRREVERSIBLE Magazine Cover Feature Competition 2012 

Artslant Showcase 6 Juried Select 2012 Winner Juror’s Choice Award, 

Appropriated Gender, 1310 Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, USA 

ART Fallout Juror, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 

2013 Student Juried Exhibition Juror, A. Gato Gallery, Barry University 

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

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

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

 

STUDIO RESIDENCIES

Art Center/South Florida, 2013-2014

The Bakehouse Art Complex, 2011-2012

The Mitrani Warehouse, 2009-2010

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Fraction Magazine, Marina Font "Mental Maps", Issue 100, July 2017. http://www.fractionmagazine.com/marina-font

Herrera, Adriana. "Marina Font y el hilo de la memoria femenina", El Nuevo Herald, Miami, FL, USA.    http://www.elnuevoherald.com/vivir-mejor/artes-letras/article134723204.html

Turner, Elisa. "Marina Font Remakes Female Nudes With Vintage Textiles". Hamptons Art Hun. February 13, 2017. http://hamptonsarthub.com/2017/02/13/reviews-art-review-marina-font-remakes-female-nudes-with-vintage-textiles/#.WKIIfLNb3mY.facebook

Permuth, Jaime. LatAMf100: Marina Font and Tatiana Parcero. FOTOTAZO. February 3, 2017.  http://www.fototazo.com/2017/02/latam-f100-marina-font-tatiana-parcero.html

Sperber, Irene. "Dina Mitrani Gallery Moves on, Mental Maps: Marina Font exhibition". Miamiartzine, Miami, Fl, USA. January 26, 2017 http://www.miamiartzine.com/Features.php?op=Article_Dina+Mitrani+Gallery+Moves+on+with

Smithson, Aline. "Marina Font: Mental Maps", LENSCRATCH, January 17th, 2017. http://lenscratch.com/2017/01/marina-font-mental-maps/

Setaro, Mariateresa. "Cosa succede a Miami in questi giorni: da Art Basel alle fiere indipendenti"  Marie Claire Magazine, Italy, November 27, 2015

http://www.marieclaire.it/Attualita/news-appuntamenti/miami-art-basel-2015

Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art. "The Moment. The Backdrop. The persona " exhibition catalog. September 2015

Smithson, Aline., “Instacorrespondences”, Lenscratch, July 31, 2015

http://lenscratch.com/2015/07/photolucida-marina-font/

Blaustein, Jonathan.  "From The Field", aPhoto Editor. November 2015. http://aphotoeditor.com/2015/11/06/chicagos-filter-photo-festival-part-3/

Avedon, Elizabeth. “Marina Font: El Peso de las Cosas”, Blogspot , June 2015 http://elizabethavedon.blogspot.com/2015/05/marina-font-el-peso-de-las-cosas.html

PHOTO+ Magazine, “Marina Font, The Weight of Things” June 2015, South Korea

Ronconi, Eleonora. “Finding Home” : Marina Font. Lenscratch, April 8, 2015http://lenscratch.com/2015/04/finding-home-marina-font/

Frieser, Hannah. “The Identification of Self”, Enfoco’s Nueva Luz, photographic Journal, Volume 18 No 2, 2014.

Civale, Cristina. “Todo pesa Nada”, Las 12, Pagina 12, June 20, 2014, Argentina http://www.pagina12.com.ar/diario/suplementos/las12/13-8932-2014-06-20.html

Caputo, Amalia. “Marina Font: Dark Continents”, Art Nexus Magazine, Issue 93, June 2014 http://www.artnexus.com/magazine/an93/eng/?id=800#p=96

Batet, Janet. “Amalia Caputo y Marina Font: Correspondencia Instantanea”, El Nuevo Herald, April 26, 2014. http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2014/04/26/1734811/amalia-caputo-y-marina-font-correspondencia.html

Batet, Janet. “Cartografias dela existencia femenina”, El Nuevo Herald, Artes y Letras, March 9, 2014 http://elnuevoherald.com/2014/03/08/1696920/marina-font-cartografias-de-la.html

“Dark Continents”. Wall Street International Magazine. February 13, 2014. http://wsimag.com/art/7346-marina-font-dark-continents

Suarez de Jesus, Carlos. “Second Saturday Art Walk Guide: March’s Best Gallery Shows”, Miami New Times blog, March 7, 2014. http://blogs.miaminewtimes.com/cultist/2014/03/second_saturday_art_walk_guide_marchs_best_gallery_sh ows.php

Walking in Someone Else’s Shoes (Identities in Transit), Arte al Dia International. January 2014.

http://www.artealdia.com/International/Contents/News/23_Hispano_American_artists_in_Walking_in_Some

one_Else_s_Shoes_in_AAF_Miami#.UthfL4eLGKo.facebook

Mendoza, Beatriz. “Arte sobre el acto de andar”, Diario Las Americas, January 10th 2013, Miami, FL http://www.diariolasamericas.com/vida-y-artes/caminar-zapatos-arte-plastico-aluna-art-foundation.html

Thomason, John. “All Florida Artist Close Up: Marina Font”, Boca Magazine, June 7th 2013, Boca Raton, Fl http://bocamag.com/blog/2013/06/07/all-florida-artists-up-close-marina-font/

Coppola, John. “At Boca Museum, “All Florida Show”, The Art of Strangeness, The Miami Herald, June 2013 http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/06/18/3457434/at-boca-museums-all-florida-show.html

Thomason, John. “All Florida” Returns With It’s Best Exhibition in Years”, May 15th, 2013, Boca Raton, Fl http://www.bocamag.com/blog/2013/05/15/all-florida-returns-with-its-best-exhibition-in-years/

Dempster, Heike. Marina Font Visual Methaphors, Artdistricts Magazine, December 2012-January 2013, Miami, FL USA, http://artdistricts.com/marina-font-visual-metaphors/

Corraini Edizioni. “Tutto e Progetto”, INVENTARIO 06 Magazine, February 2013, Milan, Italy

Rosado, Jesus. “Memories of The Oikos”, Artdistricts Magazine, February 2012, Miami, USA http://artdistricts.com/memories-of-the-oikos/

Herrera, Adriana. “Memorias del Oikos”, Arte al Dia Newsletter, October 2012, Miami, Fl, USA http://www.artealdia.com/International/Contents/Artists/News/CCE_Miami_presents_Memories_of_the_ Oikos_The_House_Re-Presented

Kauschinger, Ashlee. “Marina Font”, Light Leaked online publication, November 26, 2012 http://www.lightleaked.com/2012/11/photo-friday-marina-font.html

Goldberg, Vicki. “Re-framing The Feminine” catalog, Girls Club Collection of Contemporary Art, Sept. 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA

Herrera, Adriana. “Mujeres en la Camara Oscura ante el mundo”, El Nuevo Herald, 2012, Miami USA http://www.elnuevoherald.com/2012/07/01/v-fullstory/1239859_mujeres-en-la-camara-oscura- ante.html#storylink=addthis

Blazekovic, Norelkys. “Cover Featured Winners 2012”, Irreversible Magazine, December 2012, Miami, USA

Appleton Museum’s 2012 Biennial, “Florida Installation Art”, Catalog, Ocala, FL, 2012 Mills, Michael. “Florida’s Oldest Juried Art Competition”, New Times Palm Beach, June 2012, Palm Beach,

FL USA. http://www.browardpalmbeach.com/2012-06-21/culture/florida-s-oldest-juried-art-competition-is- curiously-lacking-in-the-world-s-most-beloved-art-form/

Smithson, Aline. “Marina Font”, LENSCRATCH, online publication, 2011 http://www.lenscratch.com/2011/09/marina-font.html

Nix Rah, Jami, “Marina Font”, Artsouthflorida, online publication, 2012, Miami, FL, USA http://artsouthflorida.wordpress.com/2011/10/07/marina-font-imprinted/

Iglesias, Elena. “Marina Font encuentra la liberacion”, Revista Aplausos, El Nuevo Herald. Feb. 2010, Miami, USA

Font, Marina. “Imprinted”, catalog, 2011, Miami, USA Allure of The Seas Art Collection, catalog, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, 2010, Miami, USA Font, Marina. “El Contrato”, catalog. Jan. 2010. Miami, USA Suarez de Jesus, Carlos. ”Meeks Inherits”. Miami New Times. Aug. 29, 2007, Miami, USA

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