|Marnie Pérez Moliere|
Title: "Viandante" (Passerby)
Site: Piñero Station
Marnie Pérez-Moliere completed a B.A. in graphic arts and art education at the Puerto Rico School of Plastic Arts (1993). In 1998, she received a master's degree in graphic design from the San Carlos Academy, UNAM Mexico, where she lived for two and a half years. Currently she is a graphic artist at the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture, devoting much of her time to the Special Communities Project.
The artist's subject matter is introspective. She adds particles of maps to self portraits, seeking to create new cartographies, mapping constantly changing new ways or paths, and exploring these subjects through graphic media and painting on paper, combined with photography.
Among the most important awards received by Pérez-Moliere, are her participation in the Pilar i Joan Miró Foundation, in Majorca, Spain, where she took part in graphic workshops, and excelled at experimental graphics, combining various techniques such as intaglio, silk screens, and xylography.The artist has taken part in individual and collective shows in Puerto Rico, such as Fragments , at Raíces Gallery (2002) and Maps , at the Art Sudents League (1999). In addition, she has participated in international exhibitions in Mexico, Poland, Belgium, Spain, and Portugal. Moreover, Pérez-Moliere has received prestigious local awards, such as the First Prize of the National Plastic Arts Competition of the Puerto Rico Museum of Contemporary Art (2000). This piece was subsequently acquired for the museum's permanent collection.