Mariana Depetris' work has been included in numerous international shows in Europe and the Americas. Her awards and residencies include The Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation in Palma de Mallorca, Spain; the Valparaíso Foundation in Almería, Spain and the Centrum Frans Masereel in Kasterlee, Belgium. Ms. Depetris' work is included in collections such as Harvard's David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies; the Flemish Ministry of Culture, Brussels, Belgium; and the Tama Art University Museum in Tokyo, Japan.
Her grants include two consecutive years of Georgia Council for the Arts to work on projects and camps with Douglasville area schools. Mariana has done outreach work with elementary, middle schools and high schools for a number of years. She also pursues being a visiting artist at universities across the country. Ms. Depetris’ most recent show includes her work at the 1st MAAPS International Printmaking Exhibition touring various sites in Canada, the UK, China (including the Red Gate Gallery in Beijing), Japan and Korea.
Ms. Depetris traveled throughout Vietnam on a research trip for her work during May 2007. Ms. Depetris holds a Licentiate Degree in Fine Arts from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina and a Master of Fine Arts from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia. From 06’ through 09’ she taught Printmaking, Book Arts and Foundations at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, GA. She also taught Foundations and Printmaking at Kennesaw State University in Kennesaw, GA in 05’/06’ and again in 09’/10’. She currently teaches at the University of West Georgia and Georgia State University. She is also working on a new body of work.