Maria Fernanda Lairet, invited artist and finalist of the Poster Competition with her unique photography titled “The Fantasy Passage” presented by Art Expo New York 2015. The artist is represented by Contemporary Art Projects USA.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela. Degree in Graphic Design Design Institute of Caracas in 1987.
Throughout his career plastic has ventured into graphic design, drawing, photography and painting, working without limitations disciplines and combines to result in amazing pieces by the use of the support and the mixture of techniques. During the eighties begins its exhibition activity, when performed inside the framed pieces and a paint abstract expressionism with strong gestural domain in which, in the words of the artist, “(…) only care about the supreme act of painting”. Currently The artist performs a more reflective and conceptual work through to check the coin paper money in particular, of different denominations and nationalities, which let on topics of current political, economic and social, by using digital printing on sheets of Plexiglas. Maria has participated in solo and group exhibitions in universities, galleries, biennials, fairs and exhibitions, both in Venezuela and international fairs where she has shown her most recent work, Global Narratives and Intervened Photographs.
One of her last exhibitions took place at Concept Fair at “Cosmic Connections Exhibition of Contemporary Art Projects USA during Art Basel Miami 2014. She received 2nd Place Best Artwork of the Show between 698 artists as well as a Show at the Georgian National Museum called “PUNCTUM CONTRA PUNCTUM II” curated by Richard Tooke, Former Curator of the Museum of Modern Art of New York City.