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Maria Patino

My work is an ongoing exploration that involves human relationships and human interaction with nature. I’m driven by my inner curiosity, experimentation, and the desire to know the material intimately, a journey into the unknown.

Wet and dry media over paper and canvas, mark making, cutting, and pasting becomes a poetic process in my art practice.


I was born in El Cairo Valle, a remote town in Colombia.

I'm currently pursuing a MFA degree at Savannah College of Art and Design.  


Savannah College of Art and Design,

MFA, Illustration candidate [2021 - 2023]


School of Visual Arts, New York, NY                 

BFA Graphic Design, [1999 - 2002]     


Art Exhibits

2020 So [SEW) AMERICA cares by Aurora Molina, Coral Gables Museum of Art, FL

2020 The Book as Art v8.0: Infinity, Decatur Arts Alliance, Dekalb County Public Library, GA   

2020 BRADICA, Bird Road Art District Artist Collective Exhibit Carlos and Olga Saladrigas Art Gallery, Miami, FL

2019 Meditation In White, Hernan Gamboa Gallery, The National League of American Pen Women-Coral Gables Branch, Coral Gables, FL 

2019 Rock It Pink, North Miami Beach Public Library, FL

2019 Studio Life, AXS Law, Miami FL

2019 Papel, FIU Green Library Collective Art Exhibition, Miami Fl

2018 BRADICA, Bird Road Art District Artist Collective Exhibit Carlos and Olga Saladrigas Art Gallery, Miami, FL

2017 Art Fusion, Life is Art, Spectrum, Miami, FL

2017 Fridge Art Fair, Art Bagel, Blue Moon Hotel, South Beach, FL 

2017 What’s In Your Box, Bird Road Art District, Miami, FL

2016 7thAnnual Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival, Coral Gables, FL

2016 Petals on Canvas, Brokaw-McDougall House, Group Exhibition, Tallahassee, FL, 

2016 Colors of my Roots, Group Exhibition, Pinecrest Gardens, Pinecrest FL

2016 Art & Wine at Loui, Group Exhibition, Coral Gables, FL 

2016 WoodWork, HarrisArt, Group Exhibition, Miami Fl 

2016 Antologias en Tres Tiempos, Group Exhibition, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, FL 

2016 CAF Colombian Art Fashion, Group Exhibition, Orlando 2016 

2015 Nine Artists on the Green, Group Exhibition, Florida State University  

2014 3rdAnnual Art Educators Appreciation Show, Group Exhibition, MIU, Miami, FL 

2009 Art Education Institute, Group Exhibition, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX 

2008 Music Arte de Fort Worth Street Festival, Sundance Square Fort Worth, TX 

2007 Solo Art Exhibit at Rose Marine Theater, Fort Worth, TX

2005 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth City Hall, Fort Worth, TX

2005 Viva Dallas, Group Exhibition, Dallas, TX

2004 Arts Fifth Avenue, South Side Arts Goggle, Fort Worth, TX

2004 TCU for Hispanic Heritage Month, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth, TX

2002 Advertising and Graphic Design Portfolio Group Exhibition, Art Directors Club, NYC



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