Maria Constanza Ferreira

Maria Ferreira is a Venezuelan artist practicing across a range of media including digital video, photography, and installation. She is currently an Artist-in-Residence at the Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology (SBCAST) where she is progressing her work with chemical crystallography. Ferreira continues to maintain a partnership with the Kahr Research Group where she held a unique Artist-in-Residency at their chemistry laboratory within NYU from March 2019 to September 2020. She earned a BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design as a double major in Film*Animation*Video and Graphic Design.

Upcoming screenings and exhibitions:
MOXI Museum Exhibit Santa Barbara, TBD
GLAS Animation Festival Berkley, 2021

Selected News:
2020 GLAS Animation Grant Recipient
Times Square Arts Midnight Moment Season Release


Awards & Residencies
The Santa Barbara Center for Art, Science and Technology (SBCAST) Ongoing
GLAS Animation Grant 2020
Vimeo Best of Year Nomination: Experimental Category 2019
Kahr Research Group - NYU Chemistry Department Artist Residency Mar. 2019 - Sep. 2020

Best of the Year Video on Vimeo Nomination 2018

MoMA PS1 Warm Up Installation New York, USA 2018

Rhode Island School of Design Full Tuition Scholarship 2012-2017

Kinomural Wrocław, Polandr
GLAS Animation Film Festival Berkeley, USA
Vimeo Festival & Awards New York City, USA

Times Square Midnight Moment New York City, USA
Vimeo Best of the Month:August 2019 (Righteous Energy) Online
Besides the Screen Film Festival: São Paulo Museum of Image and Sound Vitória, Brazil
Besides the Screen Film Festival: Federal University of Espírito Santo Vitória, Brazil
NYUAD Art Gallery Group Exhibit "Glimpses" Abu Dhabi, UAE
Vimeo Staff Pick (Righteous Energy) Online
Big Screen Plaza Outdoor Screening New York City, USA
Punto y Raya Festival Best of Show Screening New York City, USA
Exploratorium: The Museum of Science, Art and Human Perception Screening San Francisco, USA
Malt Adult #13 Screening New York City, USA
Florida Film Festival  Orlando, USA
Slamdance Film Festival Park City, USA

Punto y Raya Abstract Art in Motion Festival Wroclaw, Poland
SFO Museum Video Arts Screening San Francisco, USA
Curtocírcuito International Film Festival Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Labocine/Imagine Science Nov Issue (#29) "The Mineral Universe" Online
Today Art Museum Group Exhibit Beijing, China
Times Art Museum Group Exhibit Beijing, China
Big House Contemporary Art Center Group Exhibit Wuhan, China
Modern Art Museum Centre Pompidou- Eduthèque Web Screening
Installation Outdoor Screening at the Medienhafen in Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Germany
Vimeo Best of the Month: May 2018 (Lattice) Online
Living Things Festival - Kelowna's International Arts Festival Kelowna, BC  
GLAS Animation Film Festival California, USA
Flatpack Film Festival Birmingham, England
IndieLisboa - International Independent Film Festival Lisbon, Portugal
Melbourne International Animation Festival Melbourne, Australia
International Festival of Digital Arts Clermont-Ferrand, France
19th Annual Movies With a View Brooklyn Bridge Park Screening New York, USA
Vimeo Staff Pick (Via) Online
Vimeo Staff Pick (Lattice) Online
Best of the Month Vimeo Headquarters Screening New York, USA
Ladies with Lenses Vimeo Curated Screening New York, USA
Athens Digital Arts Festival Athens, Greece
French TV Canal Plus Canalbis Screening France Switzerland, Belgium
Good Aesthetics Go To Heaven Group Exhibit #1 Black Box Gallery New York, USA
Good Aesthetics Go To Heaven Group Exhibit #2 Black Box Gallery New York, USA
Good Aesthetics Go To Heaven Group Exhibit #3 Black Box Gallery New York, USA
GalactiCur Film Festival Tàrrega, Spain
Malt Adult #8 Screening Ohio, USA
Peripheral Visions - Experimental Film Festival New York, USA

Locomocion Experimental Film Festival Mexico City, Mexico
Lumiar Film Festival Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Imagine Science Festival New York, USA
Nature Lab 80th Celebration Exhibition Rhode Island, USA
Blackbox Festival Biberstein, Switzerland
International Inter University Short Film Festival Bangladesh, India
Bangalore Film Society Screening Bangalore, India
40th Elche International Film Festival Alicante, Spain
Living Landscapes Solo Exhibition at RISD Rhode Island, USA
Film*Animation*Video Festival at RISD Rhode Island, USA
Vertical Horizons Group Exhibition Gelman Gallery Rhode Island, USA
"TBD" Group Exhibit Woods-Gerry Gallery Rhode Island, USA

Splice Audio Visual Arts Festival London, England
Junior Film*Animation*Video Show RISD Auditorium Rhode Island, USA
Moving Type Testival (MOTYF) Warsaw, Poland

Rhode Island School of Design (BFA Film*Animation*Video & Graphic Design) 2012 - 2017
Brown University (cross registration & research partnerships) 2014 - 2017 
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology Fall 2015

Selected Clients
Universal Music Group
Triangle Records
VH1 (RuPaul’s Drag Race, Love & Hip Hop)
Photofinish Records
Nice Life Recordings
True Panther Sounds
Glow Concept