Miami, Florida Jan. 5, 2016 – The Miami Dade College (MDC) Campus Galleries of Art + Design presents several campus exhibitions to kick off the New Year. FUSION: Maria Fernanda Lairet at MDC-West, inaugurates the 2016 winter season with a student reception at Noon on Jan. 20. The exhibition runs through April 17, 2016.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela. Lairet acquired a degree in Graphic Design at the Design Institute of Caracas in 1987. Throughout her career, Lairet has experimented and combined elements of graphic design, drawing, photography and painting to create exciting mixed media works. Currently the artist works in a more reflective and conceptual way through the redesign of paper money for countries globally and in different denominations and her works touch on the political, economic and social issues of each country. She has participated in solo and group exhibitions in universities, galleries, biennials, fairs and exhibitions, both in Venezuela and abroad. Lately, she has participated in Art Palm Beach and Art Santa Fe along with a solo show at Photo Lima. She received second place, Best Artwork during the “Cosmic Connections” fair in Miami in December 2014. The exhibition created in collaboration with Tata Fernandez of Contemporary Art Projects.
This exhibition was created in collaboration with Contemporary Art Projects under the direction of Tata Fernandez.