Exhibitions

2017

Third Annual Femmes' Video Art Festival

The Situation Room, Los Angeles, CA

SoCal MFA

Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA

 

One Women Shows

Initiated by Cindy Rehm

Pieter, Los Angeles

Viva La Muxer
Plaza de la Raza, Los Angeles, CA

Video Marathon

San Diego Art Institute: Museum of the Living Artist, San Diego, CA

 

2016

Spring into Fall

Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles

(En)Gendered (In)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

Viva La Muxer

Werkärtz Studio, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015            

Venus Triumphant

DTLA Art Walk Lounge, Los Angeles, CA

Viva La Muxer

Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

Free Tacos

Phyllis Gill Gallery, Riverside, CA

Love Sick

Heart of Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Women Fuck Shit Up Fest

 Heart of Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014

Gendering Desire: Liberation, Power and Pleasure

Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL (catalogue)

Connected

dba256 Gallery, Pomona, CA

Sex Show: The Art Show Celebrating Sex

The Artery, Los Angeles, CA

Transforming Feminisms

South Bay Contemporary/Zask Gallery,Rolling Hills Estates, CA (catalogue)

Newest Emerging - ArtSlant - Online Artshow

http://www.artslant.com/ew/showcases/artshow2?listtype=recent&sublist=sculpture

B*tch Fest

The Haggus Society, Los Angeles, CA

44th Annual Student Show

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art.

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

6x6x2014

Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

Intimate Details

Dutton Gallery. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

 

2013

Foucault + Power

Dutton Gallery. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

43rd Annual Student Show

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art.

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

As We Drift Through Life

Dutton Gallery. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Narrative

Gallery 105. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

 

2012            

Chanoyu

Gallery 105. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

42nd Annual Student Show

Robert and Frances Fullerton Museum of Art

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

 

2011            

Be Here Now

Gallery 106. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Hot Off the Press

Dutton Gallery. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

 

2010-11       

Student Art Show

Visual Arts Building. Victor Valley College, Victorville, CA

 

Awards and Scholarships

2017

John Baldessari Family Foundation Scholarship, California State University, Los Angeles

Center for the Gender & Sexuality Student Research and Creative Arts Award, California State University, Los Angeles 

2016

Joe Soldate-Kovac Family Endowed Scholarship for the Arts in Ceramics, California State University, Los Angeles

Certificate of Recognition County of Los Angeles, Hilda L. Solis, Supervisor

2014

Certificate of Recognition Mayor Cho Byung-Dun, Icheon: Reviving the

Korean Ceramics Tradition

2013

Outstanding Conceptual Ceramic Artist Alison Petty Ragguette, Cal State

University, San Bernardino, CA

Art and Activism Annie Buckley, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

Community Arts Annie Buckley, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

 

Bibliography/Press

Olivia Cole, "Women of Wednesday" Medium.com, October 5th, 2016 

MacKenzie, "Designer Mutilation" MATH Magazine, Issue 1: page 43

Jesenia Meraz, “Blood, Tears, and Lipstick by Marina Santana” ARTNOIS, March 7th, 2015

Amanda Acevedo, “Viva La Muxer” LA Weekly, March 7th, 2015

April Baca, “Heather Cassils And Three Other Artists Present Alternative Narratives Of Female

Sexuality And Identity,” Beautiful/Decay Magazine, June 29th, 2014.

Colette Nolan, "Our Vulvas Are Just Like Snowflakes!", Doodle Your Down

There, Accessed November 11th. 2014.

April Baca, “The Intimate Details of Vaginal Variations,” ANB Writing (blog). February 08,

2014.

Transforming Feminisms, exh. cat., South Bay Contemporary: Rolling Hills Estates, CA, 2014

Gendering Desire: Liberation, Power, and Pleasure, exh. cat., Koehnline Museum

                    of Art: Des Plaines, IL, 2014

Colette Nolan, Doodle Your Down There, A Local Printer Company, 2014

 

                   

Panels and Lectures

2017

Designer Mutilation: The West's Effect on People and the Perception of Social Ideals in Relations to Bodies and Sex 

Center for the Gender and Sexuality Conference, California State University, Los Angeles

2016

At Your Cervix: An Artist Talk with Marina Santana, Fine Arts Gallery,  California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Artist Lecture & Studio Visit In Collaboration with the Psychology Department at California State University, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Intimate Details, Dutton Gallery. California State University, San Bernardino, CA

2013

SuperFans, Stan Lee’s ComiKaze Expo, Los Angeles, CA

 

Collections

Custom Piece for Private Real Living Real Estate, Camas, Washington

 

Publications

Santana, Marina and Abarca, Ashley Dee, "The Artist Avengers: The Power of Art"

(2013). Community-based Art Curriculum Archive. Paper 10.

 http://scholarworks.lib.csusb.edu/cap-curr/10

 

Curatorial Projects  

2015

StART it Up!, Ginger Eliot Gallery, Claremont, CA

2014

Coping With Hysteria, Assistant Curator

                       Gallery 106, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

2013-14

Clay Camp's Young Artist Exhibition, Assistant Curator

                       American Museum of Ceramic Arts, Pomona, CA

2013

An Unexpected Art Show

                      The Magnolia at Highland Senior Apartments, San Bernardino, CA

 

Education

California State University, Los Angeles, CA

                    Master of Fine Arts, Studio Arts                     

California State University, San Bernardino, CA

                     Bachelors of Art, Major in Art Education, Minor in Studio Arts

Magnum Cum Laude