Maria Taniguchi | Painting

Maria Taniguchi
B. 1981, Philippines

Year | 2019
Dimensions | 152.5 x 122 cm
Medium | Acrylic on canvas

Maria Taniguchi was born and raised in Dumaguete City. After a BFA in Sculpture at the University of the Philippines, she completed an MFA in Art Practice at Goldsmiths in London in 2009. Taniguchi won the 2015 Hugo Boss Asia Art Award for Emerging Asian Artists at the Rockbund Art Museum in Shanghai. Her work is at the 8th Asia Pacific Triennale of Contemporary Art at Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA), Australia. Taniguchi’s brick paintings from an on-going series, Untitled, (2008 – ) was first presented at Art Basel Hong Kong in 2015 and were collected by institutions such as M+ and K11 in Hong Kong, and GoMA in Brisbane. She currently lives and works in Manila.