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Artist Maria Dusamp

Maria Dusamp

Brooklyn, NY, USA
Artist
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About

Colombian,   —   María Dusamp (formerly Durán Sampedro) is an interdisciplinary artist born in Bogotá, Colombia. Her work examines the effects of physical violence and the impacts it has on a survivor’s memory and perspective. Through her examination of the mental pain caused by bodily trauma, Dusamp seeks to steer the focus toward the strength and resilience of survivors. Her work provides a compassionate response to the oftentimes triggering conversations surrounding violence and abuse. Duran earned an MFA in Fine Arts at the School of Visual Arts in 2020 and a BFA with Distinction and Honors in Communication Design at the Pratt Institute in 2017. Duran has exhibited at La Mama Galleria in Manhattan, and the outdoor artspace Artlot in Brooklyn. She co-curated The Center Cannot Hold at Equity Gallery in New York, NY, which was listed on Artsy's featured shows of March 2020. Duran has also been nominated for the 2020/21 AICAD Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship. She has been featured in three issues of Spectator magazine and was a Chosen Illustrator of the Ai - Ap Latin American Illustración 6 Competition.

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