María Sánchez is a director, editor, designer, and multimedia artist from Caracas, Venezuela, with a Graphic Design BFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work explores the themes of self, place, belonging, transformation and alienation in conjunction with surrealism and the glitch. Using mediums such as video, motion graphic, design, photography, sculpture, and installation. She has experience working and collaborating with musicians, art directors, fashion designers, curators and magazine editors. She is currently an Adjunct Faculty in the Graphic Design department at MICA. And she is also in the process of directing and editing a short film that she wrote.
María’s work has been exhibited in Baltimore at Current Space for Meridian Prologue Exhibition, Nomü Nomü for Refusing Refusal Exhibition, New Normal (virtually), and had a virtual (due to COVID) solo exhibition at the space gallery from MICA. She has also worked as a freelancer for Baltimore musicians: June Pastel, Huggy Jones, John Murphy, Ginger’s Palace and Henny Lee. In 2019, she was also the photography and marketing intern with BmoreArt magazine. Besides her art/design work, she is the co-founder and event organizer, with Anthony Peña, of Noche Depinga, a Latinx dance party that was born at The Crown, Baltimore.