Arts & Culture
FRIDAY JANUARY 28, 2022 |
MARA Art Studio + Gallery presents “Duality”, featuring large-scale and multimedia works by Mara Torres González, from February 4 to March 25. by renowned classical pianist Alan Wasserman. The gallery is at 1421 5th Street, Suite A, Sarasota. For more information, call (941) 914-8110 or visit MaraStudioGallery.com.
Mara Torres González was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and began taking art classes when she was four years old. After high school, Torres González pursued formal art studies at the Puerto Rico School of Plastic Arts and Design. She graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration in painting. Since then, Torres González says she has “lived through art” in multiple ways, including 18 years as a high profile event planner and floral designer for celebrities. Torres González’s work can be found in collections in Puerto Rico, Mexico, London and the United States. In 2018, Torres González moved to Sarasota. She opened MARA Art Studio + Gallery in the Rosemary neighborhood of downtown Sarasota in 2020. The gallery features temporary exhibitions by contemporary artists, including Torres González’s own work.
Pictured: two sides of a coin by Mara Torres Gonzalez.
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