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Performance & Conversation: María Verónica San Martín
March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Presented in-person and on Zoom
Join us for a Performance and Conversation with María Verónica San Martín. Her performance will take place amidst her current exhibition, Geology of Memory / Geología de la Memoria, and will incorporate her many artist books on view.
The Print Center’s exhibitions and programs are free and open to the public.
María Verónica San Martín (b. 1981; Chile) is a New York-based multidisciplinary artist and educator. She has an MA from The Corcoran School of Art and Design, George Washington University, Washington, DC. She has exhibited nationally and internationally including at BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn; Artists Space; New York Immigrant Artist Biennial; Queens Museum; and Rockefeller Center, all NY; and the Chilean National Archive, Santiago and Museum Meermanno, The Hague, Netherlands. Her work is held in more than 60 collections including the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; Museum of Memory and Human Rights, Santiago; and the Centre Pompidou, Paris, France. San Martín was a fellow at the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program; a scholar at the Center for Book Arts, New York; an artist-in-residence at Art Omi, Ghent and Interlude, Hudson, both NY; and has been awarded two New York Foundation for the Arts and three Chilean National Grants. Since 2016, San Martín has been performing and talking about her projects “Moving Memorial,” “Dignidad” and “The Javelin Project” in museums, public spaces and cultural centers. She recently performed at the Lincoln Center, New York; had her fifth solo show in Chile at Galeria NAC; and launched “Collective Roadmap,” a project based on the Chilean constitution. She is currently working on a commission for the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, while preparing a solo exhibition for Trinity College, CT and group exhibitions that will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Chilean coup. San Martín teaches at the Center for Book Arts, NY; Penland School of Craft, NC; Miami University, Oxford, OH; and Booklyn Inc, NY, where she is also a board member.