Mariana Smith works with printmaking, miniature painting, and video installation to address narratives of immigrant dislocations.

Time Stands Still in Venice, Printmaking, Columbus Art Museum, Xi;an international workshop

Mariana Smith received a BFA in fine art and miniature painting from the Moscow College of Applied and Industrial Arts in Moscow, Russia. After immigrating to the USA in 1992, she received a 2002 BFA with an emphasis in printmaking from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus OH, and a 2004 MFA from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.

Smith’s work has been exhibited in the USA, Italy, China, Ireland, New Zealand, Guam, and Armenia, and was displayed at the State of Ohio Governor’s Mansion in Columbus, Ohio. Artist residencies include Burren College of Art, Ireland, International printmaking workshop in Auckland, New Zealand; Scuola Internazionale di Grafica di Venezia, Venice, Italy, residency; International Printmaking Workshop, Xi'an, China; GCAC Dresden Residency, Dresden, Germany; Venice Printmaking Studio, Venice, Italy; Vermont Studio Center; Moscow College of Applied and Industrial Arts, and Fedoskino Lacquer Miniature Factory, in Russia.

Mariana Smith is an Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the Stockton University, NJ.