María Verónica San Martín

Solo Exhibition Award

Moving Memorials, 2016 – 2023, video documentation of performance with artist books, 1m 49s

Dignidad, 2019, video documentation of performance with artist book, 1m 15s

María Verónica San Martín (born 1981, Chile; lives Brooklyn, NY) is a 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. San Martín teaches at the Center for Book Arts, NY; Penland School of Craft, Asheville, NC; Miami University, Oxford, OH; and Booklyn Inc, NY, where she is also a board member.

María Verónica San Martín: Geology of Memory / Geología de la Memoria, on view at The Print Center January 20 – March 25, 2023.