A LITTLE BIT ABOUT ME

María is Uruguayan and lives in Montevideo. She has a degree in Biological Sciences. She studied art at the National School of Fine Arts. She attended José María Pelayo's sculpture studio between 1993 and 1996. She studied nude drawing with Rogelio Osorio and took a photography course at the TRIS academy. She studied painting at the Clever Lara studio and sculpture with Mariví Ugolino.
From 2008 to 2011 she took a sculpture course at José María Pelayo's studio. In June 2011, she attended a float glass kilncasting seminar given by Karina Del Savio in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
In September 2012 she took an intensive glass sculpture casting course with Silvia Levenson in Meina, Italy. In July 2013 she attended a course in Buenos Aires on glass image transfer by Silvia Levenson and Karina Del Savio.
Her works are present in private collections in Miami, Washington, Marbella, Chicago, New York, Oslo, Montevideo, Punta del Este and José Ignacio. In June 2016 she again visits the studio of the artist Silvia Levinson in Italy and attends the advanced seminar on transfer of images on glass.

My history

2021

Attends the Annual Virtual GAS Conference organized by the Glass Art Society.
Collective online exhibition organized by the Contemporary Glass Society "Summer Sunshine"
Collective online exhibition organized by the Contemporary Glass Society "Animal Magic"

2019

Selected to participate in the International Glass Biennial in Sofia, Bulgaria, with the artwork «Tribute».
Collective exhibition «La Juntada» at the Departmental Board of Montevideo.

2018

Exhibition «Trama Invisible» together with the painter María Etcheverry.
Exhibition «Strong Fragility». Art installation at the Hotel Le Biblo.

2015

Invited by the Norwegian artist María Sundby to participate in her relational art project "María".

2013

Selected by the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition to be present in an exhibition at Agora Gallery, New York.
Collective exhibition at Jacksonville, Zonamérica, Uruguay.

2012

Selected by the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition in New York to spend one year on the Agora Gallery website, www.artmine.com.
Exhibition at Galería Grilloarte, Punta del Este.
Finalist in the VITRO 2012 contest organized by the Glass Museum of Bogotá, Mevibo.

2011

Exhibition at Galería Grilloarte, Punta del Este.

2010

"Three Women in Art", collective exhibition at Galería Aramayo, Punta del Este.
Collective exhibition of Taller Pelayo in Cinemateca.

2009

"Filos", individual exhibition at the Cabildo de Montevideo.
Collective exhibition and auction for the benefit of the Teletón Foundation in Haras del Lago, Montevideo.

2008

Collective exhibition at the Goethe Institute, organized by CETU: Biblioteca de Babel.

2005

Collective exhibition of photography of the Tris academy in the CMDF.

2004

Collective exhibition at the Municipal Center of Photography, Montevideo.

1996

Collective exhibition at the LATU, Montevideo.

1994

Collective exhibition of Taller Pelayo at LATU.
Collective exhibition at Libertad Libros, Montevideo.

1993

Collective exhibition of the Taller Pelayo en Libertad Libros.

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