Marta Pérez García

Originally from Arecibo, Puerto Rico, Marta Pérez García was trained as a printmaker at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture at Temple University, Philadelphia, where she recieved an MFA. Her artworks are in the collections of The Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico,The Library of Congress, Washington, DC and The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC, among others. Pérez García has been a yearly recipient of artist fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities since 2010. She was awarded a Public Art Building Communities Grant in 2018 for I'm Gonna Get You, a large mixed-media installation on gender violence exhibited at the Reeves Center. Recently, Pérez García started to experiment with structural papermaking and was awarded the 2021 Vita Paper Arts Residency at Pyramid Atlantic Art Center in Hyattsville, Maryland. Her artwork Your Hand (2020), which was featured in the Phillips's juried invitational Inside Outside, Upside Down in 2021, was acquired by The Phillips Collection.