Mariana Duarte Santos | Maschinenmensch

Mariana Duarte Santos | Maschinenmensch


Mariana Duarte Santos

Title: Maschinenmensch

Medium: oil on canvas

Size: 16.2x9.5 inches

Year: 2018

Notes and Disclaimers:

The price for this artwork does not include shipping. The artwork is currently on exhibition at 33 Contemporary Gallery in Chicago. The gallery’s director Sergio Gomez will reach out once the payment is received and advise the shipping cost. Arrangements may also be made to have the artwork physically picked up from the gallery once the exhibition expires.

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Mariana Duarte Santos was born in 1995 in Lisbon, Portugal. She attended Escola Secundária Artística António Arroio, an arts specialized high school in Lisbon from which she graduated in 2013 with a major in ceramics. During her time in this school she took part in 3 group exhibitions (at the National Tile Museum, the National Museum of Contemporary Art and at Palácio Galveias), she also illustrated a children’s book published by an Australian publisher in 2013. After high school, Mariana continued to develop her own personal work, mainly paintings, drawings and engravings focused mostly on people, culture, literature, history and very much inspired by cinema.

She started the first year of the Sculpture Degree at Faculdade de Belas Artes Universidade de Lisboa but after a year decided to enrol in the Drawing and Painting Degree at Ar.Co (also in Lisbon). Since then she has participated in a number of group exhibitions both in Portugal and abroad, especially in Ireland, she also collaborated with the poet Gerry Brennan to create a book of illustrated poetry, that consists of 37 poems and 40 drawings based on said poems, which was published by a small American publisher based in New York and was also published in a translated version by a Portuguese publisher.

Mariana is currently based in Lisbon where she has her studio and continues to explore different ideas and mediums, her favourites being: printmaking, drawing and oil painting.