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Marina Soria was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1961. At present she lives and works in Buenos Aires.

Bibliographic Outline

  • 1986/88, Honour Degree, Graphic Design and Publicity, EPA/Escuela Panamericana de Arte.
  • 1984, first year in the Sculpture Training College, Prilidiano Pueyrredón.
  • 1979/83, Fine Arts Teacher Training College, Instituto Santa Ana.
  • 1978, Bilingual Secondary School, Saint Catherine’s School.
  • 1998, Founding member of Cruz del Sur Calligraphers.

Seminars and Conferences

  • 2018
    •Year long Workshop in Batik. Prof. Mele Franconetti. Colegio Belgrano Uno. BA.
    •Year long workshop on creative writing with Andrea Jauregui
  • 2017
    •Year long Workshop in Batik. Prof. Mele Franconetti. Colegio Belgrano Uno. BA.
    •Experimental Calligraphy. Camp Cheerio. North Carolina. USA. Prof. Thomas Ingmire. Spring 2017
    •Year long workshop on creative writing with Andrea Jauregui
    •Sashiko & Boro. Bea Llorio. Center for the Textile Arts. CAAT
  • 2016
    • Year long Workshop in Batik. Prof. Mele Franconetti. Colegio Belgrano Uno. BA.
    • "Variations on Italic", Prof. Betina Naab. August . BA.
    • "Gothic Texture". Prof. Eugenia Roballos. March / May. BA.
  • 2015
    • Year long Workshop in Batik. Prof. Mele Franconetti. Colegio Belgrano Uno.
    • "Unciales", Prof. Betina Naab. January. BA.
    • "Copperplate", Prof. Eugenia Roballos. March till June. BA.
    • "Roman Capitals", Prof. Betina Naab. July till Octuber. BA.
  • 2014
    • Year long Workshop in Batik. Prof. Mele Franconetti. Colegio Belgrano Uno
    • Workshop on Ikebana. Prof. Nélida R. de Rodiño, Ikenobo School. Budist Temple of Fo Guang Shan. BA.
    • Workshop in Furoshiki. Prof. Romina Goransky. BA.
  • 2013
    • "Embroidery as stroke". Prof. Marian Cvik. Spazio Sumampa
    • Workshop "Ikat, and dying textiles", Prof. Jorge Marí & Bety Taranto, Las Lilas Museum, San Antonio de Areco, May 11 / 13.
  • 2012
    • Calligraphy Northwest. International Conference of Calligrafy in Portland, Oregon. USA. Prof. Thomas Ingmire.
    • Yukata workshop at the Cultural Nichia Gaukin Center, from march till april 2012.
  • 2011, "Writing 2011 Symposium" Sunderland, England 24th to 30th July 2010 at the University of Sunderland.
    Directors: Prof Thomas Ingmire, Prof. Ewan Clayton and Dr. Manny Ling.
  • 2009
    • Andrea Jauregui´s Literature workshop.
    • Nany Abatti´s sumie-e workshop
  • 2008
    • Andrea Jauregui's Literature workshop.
    "Books by Hand" held in Arezzo, Italy. This workshop was organizad by Monica Dengo, from October 17th to the 26th.
  • In 2007 she attended Cristina Coroleu’s sumie-e workshop
  • 2006, International Conference of Calligraphy: “Calligraphy in Brugge”, Brugge, Belgium.
    Prof. Ewan Clayton & Ives Leterme.
  • 2004, International Conference of Calligraphy: “Black & White”. Lutheran College, Seattle, Washington, USA.
    Prof Thomas Ingmire.
  • 2003, 23rd Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, “Celebration”. Wesleyan University, Ohio, USA.
    Prof. Judy Melvin and Liza Engelbredcht.
  • 2002, “Señales II”, Conferences “Colours in Pre Hispanic Fabrics” by S. Larrambebere and “Aboriginal Design in Argentina” by A. E. Fiadone.
    National Institute of Anthropology and Latin American Thought. National Museum of Mankind.
  • 2001, “Approach to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance through manuscripts and incunabular”
    Course on the history of the book and iconography from a philosophical perspective.
    Prof. Roberto Casazza. National Library.
  • 2000, 20th Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, “Experiment”. Sonoma University, Sonoma, California, USA.
    Prof. Brody Neuenschwander.
  • 1998, 18th Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, “Discoveries”. San Diego University, USA.
    Prof. Sheila Waters and Prof. Thomas Ingmire.
  • 1998/99, Seminar I, II, III of Calligraphy.
    Prof. María Eugenia Roballos.
  • 1992/94, Painting workshop. P
    P rof. and painter Hector Medici.
  • 1989/90, Seminars of Calligraphy I and II.
    Prof. Carol Johnson / UBA.

Teaching

  • 2018
    • January 16th. Calligraphic gesture and embroidery with Marian Cvik. Buenos Aires.
    • May 25, 26 & 27, Mexico DF. Museo Carrillo Gil.
    • June 4 till 8, San Antonio. Texas. "empty space, womb of shape"
    • June 16 & 17, Weaving words. Houston, Texas
    • June 22 till 24, "empty space, womb of shape" S J de Puerto Rico.
    • February 22 till 27. Mixed Media. Tafí del Valle, Tucumán. Argentina.
    • Year long course in her own studio in Buenos Aires
  • 2017
    • April 8th. Caligraphy plus Embroidery with Marina Cvik. Buenos Aires.
    • May 1 & 2. "empty space, womb of shape" Buenos Aires
    • June 10 & 11. Experimental Calligraphy, Alphabet inspired in cattle brands. Museo Las Lilas, San Antonio de Areco
    • July 5 till 7, CALLIGRAPHY IN BLOSSOM
    • July 8 & 9, EMPTY SPACE: WOMB OF SHAPE
    • Summer School in Winter. Australian conference. The Calligraphy Society for Victoria. Melbourne, Australia
    • February 4 & 5, 2017. "Calligraphy in Blossom". Pacific Scribes, San Jose, California. USA
    • February 11 & 12, 2017. "Calligraphy in Blossom". Write-On Calligraphers, Seattle, Washigton. USA
    • February 17 till 20, 2017. "Weaving words". Letters, California Style XI. Ponoma, California.
    • February 22. "Empty space, womb of shape". De Ann Sign. Los Angeles, California. USA
    • February 25 & 26. "Weaving words". San Antonio, Texas. USA
    • Year long course in her own studio in Buenos Aires
  • 2016
    • July 1 / 3: "Empty space, womb of shape" Workshop in Nierderaichbach. Germany
    • July 11 till 14. 1st group. "Empty space, womb of shape" Workshop for Schreibwekstatt Offenbach. Monastery of Bad Soden-Salmu?nster
    • July 17 till 20, 2nd group. "Empty space, womb of shape" Workshop for Schreibwekstatt Offenbach. Monastery of Bad Soden-Salmu?nster
    • Year long course in her own studio in Buenos Aires
  • 2015
    • October 23 & 24. "Experimental Calligraphy" workshop for ADCV, Graphic Design association, University of Comunicación & Visual Arts. Cultural Center, Tandil.
    • September 29 & 30. Workshop on "Foundational hand". Las Lilas Museum. San Antonio de Areco. Prov. of Buenos Aires.
    • August 15 & 16, Workshop "Empty Space, Womb of Shape". Houston Calligraphy Guild. New Spring Art Studio. Houston. Texas.
    • August 8 & 9, Workshop "Empty Space: Creation of Shape". FOC, Friends of Calligraphy. Fort Mason, San Francisco. California.
    • July 24 till August 1, International Conference of Calligraphy, The Passionate Pen, Sonoma University, California.
    • February 6 till 13. Workshop "Blending calligraphy with Sumi-e painting". Tafi del Valle, Tucumán, Argentina.
    • Year long course in her own studio in Buenos Aires
  • 2014
    • December 1 till 5. Workshop "Empty Space: womb of Shape". Tucumana's group in Buenos Aires.
    • August 11 till 13. Workshop "Calligraphy in Blossom", Calligraphy society of south California. Los Angeles, California.
    • August 4 & 5. Workshop "Calligraphy in Blossom", Salem Calligraphy Association, Oregon.
    • July 2 & 3. Workshop "The Empty Space" Portland Calligraphy association. Portland, Oregon.
    • July 30 & 31. Workshop "Calligraphy in Blossom". Portland Calligraphy association. Portland, Oregon.
    • April 11 & 12. Workshop "Calligraphy in Blossom" Bookbarnkat studio. Florence, Italia.
    • Year long course in her own studio in Buenos Aires
  • 2013
    • December 9 till 13. Workshop on "Experimental Calligraphy", Tafí del Valle, Tucumán. Argentina.
    • August 25 till 31. International Workshop "Calligraphy in Blossom", VIBA. Buenos Aires
  • 2012
    • September 28 & 29. "Calligraphy & Sumi-e", Catholic University in Cuyo, San Luis. Argentina
    • Master calligraphy class by Skype: "Calliagraphy as a way to expression and creation in the arts and visual communication" Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Tuesday 14, February 2012. Within the history class of typography and the book in Latin America (XVI-XXI centuaries) by Dra. Marina Garone.
    • Lecture at the University of Buenos Aires, Gaitto typography department .
    • Annual workshops in her studio in Buenos Aires city
  • 2011
    • Workshop about Calligraphy & Sumie-e, Catholic University of Cuyo, San Luis Province. September 29/30th.
    • Charla sobre la caligrafía y su obra en la cátedra de tipografía González en la Universisdad de BsAs. CABA.
    • Charla sobre la caligrafía y su obra en la cátedra de tipografía González en la UNL, provincia de Santa Fe.
  • 2009, Workshops:
    • Mixed media on paper
    • Japanese bindings
    • Bindings with foldede paper
    • Folders and envelopes
    • Crown book & Blizzard book
    • Mixed Media on Paper 1
    • Experimental Calligraphy and Sumie-e
  • 2008, Post graduate courses on experimental calligraphy for graphic designers.
    Postgraduate Secretaryship FADU- University of Buenos Aires.
  • 2007, Post graduate courses on experimental calligraphy for graphic designers.
    Postgraduate Secretaryship FADU- University of Buenos Aires.
  • 2002, Workshops on calligraphy for 1st and 2nd grade primary school “Medieval Calligraphy”.
    St. Matthew’s College. Buenos Aires.
  • 2001, Workshop on calligraphy for pre-school “History of Calligraphy, from primitive painting to mobile types”.
    St. Matthew’s College. Buenos Aires.
  • Since 2000 she has been giving courses of calligraphy in her own studio.
  • 1998, Teacher in Typography I, taught by Goldfarb.
    School of Arquitecture, Design and City Planning, University of Buenos Aires /UBA.
  • 1991/93, J.T.P. Editorial Design III, taught by Manela.
    School of Arquitecture, Design and City Planning, University of Buenos Aires /UBA.
  • 1897/90, Helper in the subject Graphic Design II, taught by Saavedra.
    School of Arquitecture, Design and City Planning, University of Buenos Aires /UBA.
  • 1984, Organization and execution of Art events.
    Alto Paraná Co, Misiones, Argentina.

Teaching as member of Cruz del Sur Calligraphers

  • 2006
    Workshops on calligraphy for children in the context of Latin Handwriting / “Bienal 2006”. Centro Cultural Recoleta.
  • 2004
    • Workshops on calligraphy in the context of Latin Handwriting / “Bienal 2004”. Centro Cultural Recoleta
    • Lectures: “The Calligraphy and the Calligraphers of Cruz del Sur”. Teachers: Cosgaya and Goldfarb. UBA.
  • 2002
    • Lecture: “The Calligraphers of Cruz del Sur”, Tokyo, Japan.
    • Workshop: “Experimental Calligraphy” ORT University, Montevideo, Uruguay.
    • Workshop: “Teaching Founding Calligraphy”. Secretaryship of Investigation and Extension FADU. Workshop on Design II. Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • 2001
    • Lecture: “Contemporary Calligraphy” Palermo University, School of Design and Communication, Buenos Aires.
    • Workshop and lectures about the history of calligraphy and contemporary calligraphy in “A Calligraphic Weekend”. Estancia Las Colas, Gualeguay, Entre Ríos, Argentina.
    • “Calligraphers of Cruz del Sur” invited by the Handmade Bookbinders of Argentina, Sociedad Cientifica Argentina.
    • “Introduction to Typographic Styles through Calligraphy”. Evento Tipografica Buenos Aires, “International Meeting Typography for Real Life”, Sheraton Buenos Aires Hotel & Convention Centre / Argentina.

Individual Exhibitions

  • 2015
    • May 2 till 24. "Preserving a tradition", Las Lilas Museum. San Antonio de Areco, Prov. of Buenos Aires. Argentina.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLPmbUMfnKs
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNwCmnyeM50
    • October 17 till 31. "Fude". Artemio Art Gallery, Tandil. Prov. of Buenos Aires. Argentina.
  • 2010
    October - Individual exhibition at la Demorada, art gallerie in San Antonio de Areco, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2007
    Greenwich, CT. USA.
  • 2006
    “When Words Become Image”, Atica, Art Gallery, Buenos Aires.
  • 2004
    • Old Georgians Association, Buenos Aires.
    • Atril 23, Lomas de San Isidro, Buenos Aires.

Joint Exhibitions

  • 2018
    • II Salón Paper in the Textile Arts. Argentine Textile Art Asociation. CAAT. BA
    • Her artworks are part of the Hoefer Archive in Offenbach, Germany.
  • 2017
    • February 17 till 20. Letters, California Style XI. Ponoma, California.
    • Tiny Textiles. CAAT. BA
    • The Glove. CAAT. BA
    • Small size Textile art contest. Museo José Hernandez
    • Her artworks are part of the Klinspor Museum of Calligraphy in Offenbach, Germany.
  • 2016
    • Romulo Raggio Museum, VI Nacional Saloon on Textile Art. Buenos Aires.
  • 2015
    • Contemporary Museum of Calligraphy, Moscow. Russia. January 2015.
    • International Calligraphy Conference "The Passionate Pen" Professors exhibition. Sonoma University, California. August 24 till 1.
    • Textile Arts Biennale, Sivori Museum. "XXVI Salón de Tapiz 2014/2015". Buenos Aires. June 29 till October 29.
    • "Book tribute". Mitre Museum. Buenos Aires. September 3 till October 30.
  • 2014
    • Ist Biennale of Artist books. Casa Carnacini Museum. Centro de Edición. Province of Buenos Aires. August 23 till September 23.
    • Calligraphic Art in Florence. Marina Soria & Andrea Wunderlich., 2014. Galleria d' Arte Abracadabra, Florence. Italy. April 11 till 17.
    • "My word, my world". Galeria Askøy at Florvag, Norway. Participants: England: Donald Jackson, Mary Noble, Manny Ling, Michela Antonello; France: Jean Larcher, Michel d'Anastasio; Japan: Yoshiko Yoshida; Russia: Appollinariya Mishina, Vitaly Shapovalov; Argentina: Marina Soria; Germany: Katharina Pieper; Sweeden: Cecilia Skogh; Norway: Borghild Telnes, Rita Austvoll, Bas Vlam. March 8 till 16.
    • "Violet Textile". Museum of Belle Arts of La Pampa. Prov. of La Pampa. Argentina. April 2 till 29.
    • Editions of Grandeur 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon. April 17 till May 24.
  • 2013
    • International Prize award Contest of MCBA 2013 http://www.mnbookarts.org/events/mcbaprize.html
    • "Do Box Me In!" Artist books show. Galería 23 Sandy Gallery . Portland, Oregon. USA.: Naomi Abrams Reinstein, Alicia Bailey, Susan Susan Collard, Jeanne Germani, Helen Hiebert, Bryan Kring, Shereen LaPlantz, Mary V. Marsh, Lynne Olson, Elizabeth Sanford, Julie Shaw Lutts, Jana Sim, Marina Soria, Jessica Spring and Thomas Parker Williams.
    • "Violet Textile", Rómulo Raggio Museum 2013. Buenos Aires, Argentina. November 7 till 30.
    • 102 Edition of the Visual Art National show 2013. Discipline: Drawing, Painting & Sculpture. Palais De Glace, Buenos Aires, Argentina. September 20 till October 20.
    • 102 Edition of the Visual Art National show 2013. Discipline: Ceramics, Textile Art & Etching. Palais De Glace, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 10 till February 29.
    • Textile Arts Biennale, Eduardo Sivori Museum. XXIII "Salón de Tapiz 2012/2013". Buenos Aires, Argentina. July 29 till September 26.
    • Art books show. CAAT, Argentine Textile Arts Center, Buenos Aires. August 2 till September 25.
    • The MCBA Prize 2013. Online exhibition mcbaprize.org http://mcbaprize.org/
  • 2012
    • IV Textile Art National Show. Romulo Raggio Museum. November 9 till 28.
    • 4th International Calligraphy Exhibition, Moscow, Russia. November 1 till December 15.
    • "Violet Textile Recoleta", Recoleta Cultural center 2012. Buenos Aires, Argentina. December 19 till February 3.
    • 4th International exhibition of calligraphy Contemporary museum of calligraphy, Moscow, Russia. November 1st till December 15th.
    • ArteBa, stand A7. Latingráfica. Collective exhibition "Book tribute" artists: SILVIA BREWDA - MARCELA LUNA - MATILDE MARIN - MARINA SORIA - SILVIA TURBINER
    • Write: Bind: Hold Exhibition. Calligraphy Northwest Conference, Reed´s College, Portland. Oregon. June 24 till july 1st.
    • The Poetic Pen Exhibition. 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, Oregon. June 22 till july 28, 2012.
    Best of the show award. http://23sandy.com/works/poetic-pen-exhibition
    • Small size CAAT prizes. Third prize winner. May 2012, CAAT center for the Textile Arts. Buenos Aires
  • 2011
    • Abecedarian Gallery, Denver Colorado. USA November 4 till 17. • 100 Edition of the Visual Art National show 2013. Discipline: Ceramics, Textile Art & Etching. Palais De Glace, Buenos Aires, Argentina. December till February
    • Abecedarian Gallery
    4th to 17th november, Denver, Colorado. USA
    http://abecedariangallery.com/assets/content_files/hand-lettered-catalog%20for%20web/hl%20soria.html
    • 4th International exhibition of calligraphy Contemporary museum of calligraphy, Moscow, Russia. November 1st till December 15th.
  • 2010
    • Book arts Fair. Galeria del Viejo Hotel. San Telmo, Buenos Aires. Argentina.
    • 36th International Books Fair. EARA stand, Book Binders of the Argentine Republic. Buenos Aires. Argentina.
    • One of her artworks form part of the International Exhibition of Calligraphy. The second stage of the exhibition will take place at the UNESCO headquarters (Paris, France).
    www.calligraphy.mvk.ru / www.calligraphy-museum.com / www.calligraphy.mvk.ru
    • She has been selected for the National Art Textile Show. Her work will be exhibited along december and jannuary in the National Show Galleries of the Palais De Glase, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2009
    • El Socorro Art Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    • In june 2009 I exhibited my artworks together with artist Diana Goransky in El Socorro Art Gallery in the city of Buenos Aires.
    • My gratitude to Alberto Basavilbaso.
    • CAAT, Centro de Arte textil Argentino (Argentine Textil Center)
  • 2008
    • Botanical Gardens, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    • In December 2008 I was invited to exhibit “Autochthonous Flowers” in the Botanical garden in the city of Buenos Aires. This is the result of the Samohú workshops (in favour of the native flowers from Argentina.) of the prof Cristina Coroleu.
    • My gratitude to Cristina Coroleu.
  • 2007
    • “Responding to our World“, Guilford Handcraft Center, Connectticut. USA.
    • Salón Regional de Pintura
    • Mariquita Sánchez Región, Fundación Avon for women, Municipal Museum Ángel María de Rosa, Junín, Buenos Aires.
    • “Words”. Joint exposition of handwriting organized by University Secretaryship FADU.
    • 4th convention Argentine-Japanese Foundation in Jardin Japones, Buenos Aires.
    • “Native Flowers” Samohú project, Botanical Garden, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 2006
    • “Latin American Artists”, Larchmont, New York, USA
    • “Word + Craft”, Folk Art Center, Ashville, North Carolina, USA.
    • “Painted, knitted, embroidered...loved Love Letters”, Avon Foundation, Borges Cultural Centre.
  • 2005, “Painting Regional Salon 2005” Mariquita Sanchez Region, Avon Foundation for Women, Municipal Museum of Fine Arts,Tandil, Buenos Aires.
  • 2004, “Letters for peace exhibition, the art of Thomas Ingmire”, San Francisco and California Libraries and Lutheran College, Washington, USA.
  • 2003,
    • “Painting Regional Salon 2003”, Mariquita Sanchez Region, Avon Foundation for Women, Fernan Felix Amador Museum, Lujan, Buenos Aires.
    • “Celebration”, 23rd Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, Wesleyan University, Ohio, USA.
  • 2002, “XI Painting and Sculpture Salon” Highland Park, Pilar, Buenos Aires.
  • 2001, “Calligraphic Enigma”, Guilford Handcraft Center, Connecticut, USA.
  • 2000, “Experiment”; 20th Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, Sonoma, California / USA.
  • 1998, “Discoveries” 18th Annual International Conference of Calligraphy, San Diego University, California, USA.
  • 1990, “Exposition and / or Design”, Ibero American Institute of Cooperation.
  • 1984, Mana Artistic Group, Azul, Buenos Ares.
  • 1983, San Martin Theatre, Buenos Aires.
  • 1982/83, Buenos Aires Stock Exchange.

Exhibitions as member of Cruz del Sur Calligraphers

  • 2004, “Journeys” Annual demonstration of Cruz del Sur Calligraphers, Espacioarte, Jorge Newbery airport, Buenos Aires.
  • 2003
    • “Designing Sounds”, Annual demonstration of Cruz del Sur Calligraphers, 5th anniversary. Municipal Museum of Decorative Art Firma and Odilo Estevez, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina.
    • “Opening the door: from spontaneous to scholarly”. La Plata Typographic Event, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • 2002
    • “Applied Calligraphy in Graphic Design” ORT University, Montevideo, Uruguay.
    • “Applied Calligraphy in the design of identity” Investigation and Extension Secretaryship FADU, Workshop on Design II, Santa Fe, Argentina.
  • 2001
    • “Cruz del Sur Calligraphers” Palermo University, Design and Communication School, Buenos Aires.
    • “Calligraphers in Design” Buenos Aires Design Centre, Buenos Aires.
    • “Books + letter = Art” invited by EARA (Bookbinders in Argentina), Argentinian Scientific Society.
    • Inside the workshop ”Calligraphic Weekend”, Estancia Las Colas, Gualeguay, Entre Rios.
    • “Opening the door: from spontaneous to scholarly” Typographic Event Buenos Aires, International meeting Typography for real life, Borges Cultural Centre.
  • 2000
    • “Cruz del Sur Calligraphers” invited by EARA. Buenos Aires Book fare.
    • “Calli-Graphos”, La Maison Des Artistes Art Gallery, Buenos Aires.
  • 1998, “Calligraphic Expressions: The City”. Borges Cultural Centre. Espacio Paper Point/Witcel, Buenos Aires.
  • 1997, “First Demonstration of Creative Calligraphy and Other Types”, Borges Cultural Centre/Espacio Paper Point, Witcel, Buenos Aires.

Awards and Recognition

  • 2018; Her works are part of the Hoefer Archive in Offenbach, Germany.
  • 2017
    • Selected for the 2017 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
    • 1st prize. The Glove. Textile Art Argentine Association. BA. May
    • Mention. Textile Art Saloon. August. Museum José Hernandez. BA August
    • Her artworks are part of the Harrison Collection at the San Francisco Public Library
  • 2016
    • Selected for the 2016 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
    • Selected for the VI Annual Textile Arts National Show. Romulo Raggio Museum. Buenos Aires.
    • Her artworks are part of The Klingspor museum of Calligraphy in Offenbach, Germany.
  • 2015
    • Mention. Biennale of Textile Arts, Sivori Museum. Buenos Aires.
    • Selected for the 2015 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
    • Her books "Alpabet in black" & "Tucco" were purchased by the Baylor College University. USA
    • Her book "Hopeful Gardeners" was purchased by the Otis College of Art & Design. USA
  • 2014
    • 2nd mention. 1st Biennale in Argentina of Books Arts, August 23 till September 23. Casa Carnacini Museum. Buenos Aires.
    • Selected for the 2014 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
    • Selected for the National Textile Arts Show 2014. Palais de Glace. Buenos Aires.
  • 2013, Selected for the 2013 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
  • 2012
    • 1st prize award. Romulo Raggio Museum, IV Textile Arts National Show. Buenos Aires.
    • Selected for the 2012 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review.
    • Selected for the National Textile Arts Show 2012. Palais de Glace. Buenos Aires.
    • Her book "Sowing nibs" was purchased by the Yale University for the Latin American art collection.
    • Her book "Puzzle" was purchased by Savannah College of Art & Design.
  • 2011
    • She took part in the MCBA Prize (Minesota Book Arts prize) The most importante prize in the USA. :
    www.mnbookarts.org/events/mcbaprize.html
    • Selected for the National Art Textile Show. Her work will be exhibited along december and jannuary in the National Show Galleries of the Palais de Glase, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
    • Selected for the 2010 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review. (Calligraphy).
  • 2010, Selected for the 2009 Annual International Issue of Letter Arts Review. (Calligraphy).
  • 2009, Selected for the Annual Exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2008. (Calligraphy).
  • 2008
    • Within the calligraphic workshop one of my books was awarded and it belongs to the library collection in Arezzo, Italy.
    • Selected Annual Exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2008, vol 21,#1. (Calligraphy).
  • 2007
    • Mention “Responding to Our World”, Guilford Handcraft Center, Connecticut, USA.
    • Selected to take part in a joint project with a master paper manufacturer and a calligrapher. Calligraphy/Handmade Paper. Hand Papermaking 8th portfolio together with Gretchen Schermerhorn, USA. Published in Bond & Lettered (Vol 6, #3)
  • 2004, First mention, 8th award of Calligraphy Catalunya Argiles y Sola, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2003/5/6/7
    • Selected in the exhibition Avon Foundation for Women, Mariquita Sanchez Salon, Lujan, Tandil, Buenos Aires and Junin.
    • 2nd mention 7th prize in calligraphy Catalunya Argiles y Sola, Barcelona, Spain. (Calligraphy)
    • Selected Annual exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2003. Vol 17, #3. (Calligraphy).
  • 2003
    • Selected Annual Exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2003, vol 18,#2. (Calligraphy).
    • She was granted a scholarship by ACA (association for the Calligraphic Arts) to take part in the International Conference of Calligraphy, Ohio, USA.
  • 2002
    • Selected for the 6th prize in Calligraphy Catalunya Argiles y Sola, Barcelona, Spain. (Calligraphy).
    • Selected Annual Exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2002, vol 17,#3. (Calligraphy).
  • 2001
    • Selected for “Calligraphic Enigma” Guilford Handcraft Centre, Connecticut, USA.
    • Selected Annual Exhibition of Letter Arts Review magazine 2001, vol 16, #3, pg 41,51,70.
  • 1997
    • Special mention, E de A. Art Gallery, Fine Arts Stimulus.
    • Selected Exhibition of Small Format, SAAP (Argentinian Association of Fine Arts Artists).
    • Selected by the Argentinian Association of Graphic Designers, Letra Buena Publishing House Contest. Graphic Design.
  • 1995, First prize Small Format Salon, CEARCO/ Argentinian Contemporary Art. Conquistador Hotel.
  • 1993, 2nd prize Salon de Otoño de San Fernando, Ateneo Popular Esteban Echeverria, San Fernando, Buenos Aires.
  • 1982, Selected Painting Contest Ward School. (Painting)

Published Articles

Magazines where articles about Cruz del Sur calligraphers or any of its members have been published:

  • 2017
    • Weaving words. Closing lecture at the calligraphy conference in Melbourne. Australia
    • Weaving words. San José guild. California. USA
  • 2016
    • Article on Letters Palet. Holland. Izzue Number 20
  • 2015
    • "Upon the artist book", Lecture for EARA. Marina Soria & Carlos Quesada. Papelera Palermo. Buenos Aires, June13, 2015.
    • "Book tribute". Lecture cycle, "When the bookbinder works together with the artist" Marina Soria & Carlos Quesada. Mitre Museum. Buenos Aires. September 3.
    • Lecture on Artistic Calligraphy, Las Lilas Museum, San Antonio de Areco. Prov. of Buenos Aires. May 2.
    • Article for the San Francisco Calligraphy Association, Alphabet on "Calligraphy in Argentina". San Francisco, California.
  • 2014
    • Lecture on "Art Calligraphy". Cátedra Gaitto, Typography I, Faculty of Design, Urbanism and Architecture. University of Buenos Aires. May 9.
    • Scrpsit. Washington Guild Calligraphy issue. Artist Books. Suzanne Moore, David McGrail (Ireland), Nancy Leavitt, Eliza S Holliday, Elizabeth McKee, Yukimi Annand (Japan), Susan Smith (England) Marina Soria (Buenos Aires) and Carol Barton.
  • 2013
    • Skype Lecture; "Calligraphy as a form of expression and creation in the visual & communication arts" National University of México, Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas, Posgrado en Artes Visuales Coordinación. Class on the history of typography & The Latin American Book (XVI - XXI) Dra. Marina Garone. February 14.
    • Lecture on "Art Calligraphy". Cátedra Gaitto, Typography I, Faculty of Design, Urbanism and Architecture. University of Buenos Aires. May 4.
  • 2012
    • Digital magazine Muu+ Number 10th aniversary. www.revistamuu.com
    • Letter Arts Review Magazine. Vol.26, No.3 An interview with Marina Soria by Christopher Calderhead
  • 2011
    • Novum Magazine
    • Clase Ejecutiva Magazine, Cronista newspaper.
  • 2009, Invited to participate in the book "Todo sobre la Caligrafía" by QUERALT ANTÚ SERRANO co-founder of GOAL STUDIO. Published by Editorial Parramón, Barcelona, Spain.
  • 2008, Bound & Lettered, Marina Soria, gallery. Vol 17, #2. Pages 24 to 29.
  • 2007, Codice magazine, belonging to the association of Argentinian bookbinders. Annual meeting of EARA, lecture in Molino El Manzano.
  • 2005, Novum, design magazine. Germany. #5/12/2005
  • 2004
    • tipo 04, design and typography. “From Cruz del Sur, Argentina” Mexico DF#4 pg 8 to 11.
    • Codice, Bulletin 15 July.
  • 2004. EARA Argentinian Bookbinders “A Plausible Project. A book can be the joint expression of a calligrapher and a bookbinder”.
  • 2003, “Conference Roundup” The Newsletter ACA magazine (Association for the Calligraphic Arts) USA. Vol 7, #1. Autumn 2003, pg 21 and 22.
  • 2002
    • Calligraphy Network Newsletter, Tokyo, Japan. Vol 22 Oct 2002.
    • “Cruz del Sur Calligraphers” Pulso/Design, Uruguay. Year 1, #1, pg 19 to 24.
  • 2001,“The Most Southern Guild of the American Continent”, The Newsletter, ACA magazine (Association for the Calligraphic Arts) USA. Vol 4, #2 Winter 2001 pg 8 to 14.
  • 1998/200
    • Typográfica Buenos Aires # 50, 49, 48, 38 and 37.
    • Papel and Estampa # 12, 10 and 4.
    • La Operina / Italy. # 20, 15 and 14.
    • Viva magazine Oct 11th 1998.
    • La Nacion newspaper Nov 14th 2001 Architecture supplement.

Other Presentations

Internet

Radio Programmes

  • Radio talk, Radio "El Mundo", Monica & Cesar Masetti's program. July 18, 2015.
  • 1998, ”Generaciones” at Radio Nacional “Las miradas de ellas” at Radio Cultura.

Television Programmes at Canal (á)

  • 1998, “Laboratorio”.
  • 1999, “El revés de la Trama”.
  • 1999/2000 and 2001, “Enterarte” and “Agenda Urbana”.

Personal Data

Marina Soria
DNI: 14.620.899
Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Teléfono: (5411) 4804.5731.

Email: marinasoria.art@gmail.com