Maria Liebana
Long Island City, Queens, New York

Education
Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine, MFA 2013
Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, BFA 2001

Solo Exhibitions

2018 ¿Tres Marias, Donde Esta Mi Felicidada?, Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY

Group Exhibitions
2019 Entre Espacios, curated by Susie Ximenez, Latinx Project, Kingston, NY
2019 Cultural Cousins, curated by Jeanne Jalandoni, Chashama, NY NY
2019 Every Woman Biennial, curated by Cristine Finley, La Mama Gallery, NY, NY
2019 Latinx, curated by Cristina Ferrigno, La Bodega Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Drink Me, Taste Me, Curated by Norma Homberg, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island CIty, NY
2018 Black Friday II, curated by Lobo Gallery and Paul Whiting, George Gallery, Bushwick, NY
2018 WHERE WE'RE WEAR, Curated by The Art Institute of America, Portland, Maine
2018 Midnight, Paradice Palace, Bushwick, NY
2018 Allow Me to REintroduce Myself, Curated by Krista Scenna and Carolina Piñafiel, Cigar Factory, Queens, NY
2018 Latinx, LIC Arts Open curated by Cristina Ferrigno, Long Island City, NY
2018 Site Menagerie, Ruff Arts, Yonkers, NY
2017 Gifts by Artists, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Craft Marketplace: Exhibition and Sale of the Handmade, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
2017 Botanical, Local Project, Long Island City, NY
2017 Pandæmonium, curated by Seth Larson and Abigail Entsminger, Long Island City, NY
2017 Ruff Arts, Yonkers, NY
2017 Other Side of the Rainbow, ABD Gallery, Philadelphia, PA,
2016 Square Foot, Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL
2016 Salon Show, LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY
2016 +1, curated by Melissa Staiger, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Accumalating Experience, curated by Betty Jarvis, NAC Open Doors Festival, Newark, NJ
2016 Space 776 Salon Show BOS 2016, Space 776, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Social and Culture Lab, the Opening!, Alewife, Long Island City, NY
2016 Rare Humdrum by Lady Art NYC, Idio Gallery, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Hole History: Origins of American-Style Donuts, Asymmetrick Arts & Win Wilder Hall, Rockland, ME
2016 The Alephs, Local Project Subterranean, curated by Carolina Montesinos, Long Island City, NY
2016 The Food Show, Local Project, Long Island City, NY
2016 Valentine Pop-UP 2016 Show, Arcilesli Homberg, New York, NY
2015 440 Small Works Show, 440 Gallery, curated by Amy Williams, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Holiday Bazaar, Leslie Heller WorkSpace, curated by John Baber, New York, NY
2015 Show #28, Field Projects, curated by Lauren Haynes, New York, NY
2015 GIRL POWER, Hewn Art Center, Jersey City, NJ
2015 "You've Got Mail," Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015 apARTment #2, Graft Art, curated by Melissa Beck, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Last Dance @the Old Gem, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Art Walk, The Art Factory, Paterson, NJ
2015 Your Presence Is Requested, Resobox Gallery, curated by Maria Dimanshtein, Long Island City, NY
2015 Recycle Show, BWAC, Redhook, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Single, Local Project Gallery, curated by Maria Dimanshtein, Long Island City, NY
2014 Drawing Democracies, Stueben Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2013 MFA Thesis Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2013 REvulsion, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
2013 Best of the North East Masters of Fine Arts Exhibition, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2012 Her Love Made Visible, ARTs East New York , Brooklyn, NY
2012 Quadriatic Formula, La Luna Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2012 MFA Retrospective Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
2012 1st Annual Gowanus Art Fair, Lowbrow Society of the Arts, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Lunation: Art of the Moon, Observatory, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Salon Show, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2011 La Loteria, Boderline Project, Brooklyn, NY
2011 MFA Retrospective Show, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2000 Senior Show, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

GRANTS
2018 Queens Council of the Arts for New Works, Artist

PANELS
2017 Queens Council of the Art Grant Panelist

FAIRS
2017 . Winter Market, Local Project Art Space, Long Island City, NY
2017 Art Fest Pelham Art Center, Pelham, NY
2017 Betty Zine Fest "17, Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark, NJ

Film Festivals
2011 Portland Maine Film Festival, ICA, Portland, ME


Residencies
2017 Pickwick Independent Press, Portland, Maine
2013 Vermont Studio Center, Vermont


Awards
2013 Vermont Studio Grant
2011 -2012 Merit Scholarship, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

Publications

2018 HOLE HISTORY: THE ORGINS OF THE AMERICAN-STYLE DONUT created by Alexis Iammarino and Maeve O'Regan, Little Legs Press

ONLNE PUBLICATIONS:

2019 Cultural Cousins' Exhibition Illustrates the many Commonalities Between Latins & Filipinx Communties by Yara Simón https://remezcla.com/culture/cultural-cousins-latinx-filipinx-exhibition/

2019 Latinx and Filipinx Diasporas Unite in a New Exhibition by Hakim Bishara
hyperallergic.com/508487/latinx-and-filipinx-diasporas-unite-in-a-new-exhibition/

2018 It’s ok to be imperfect’: Queens artist explores happiness in new exhibit, ‘Tres Marias donde se Fue mi Felicidad?, By Alejandra O'Connell-Domenech

2017, About Themselves by Angle, Roderick. Maria Liebana
aboutthemselves.com/2017/12/09/maria-liebana/

2017, Natasha Lardera, Art is Too Powerful to Stay in One Place, www.iitaly.org/magazine/focus/art-culture/article/art-too-powerful-stay-in-one-place

2014, Hernandez, Jasmin. "Studio Visit + Interview with Maria Liebana: The High Cost of Beauty." December 14, 2014.
gallerygurls.net/interviews/2014/12/13/studio-visit-interview-with-maria-liebana-ho

2014, Bott, Laura. "Q & A Beat Sessions. Visuals & Beats. Q & A Sessions: Maria Liebana-Ho, 1st Grade Art Teacher." December 4, 2014 /http://www.bottandco.com/qa-sessions-maria-liebana-ho-art-teacher/

2014, Choe, Caroline. [Create & Plate]. (2014, August 4). Illustrated Journal of Caroline Choe (Video File). Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gct_mhz2PDw

2014, Rabuzzi, Daniel A. "Long Island City Open Arts--Taking Wing." May 24,

2014, http://lobsterandcanary.blogspot.com/2014/05/long-island-city-open-arts-taking-wing.html

2013, Kany, Daniel. "MECA Show Portends Good Things for MEart. May 19, 2013. http://www.pressherald.com/?s=meArt