Lucía Mara

Born in Buenos Aires.

Studied filmmaking at the Universidad del Cine (F.U.C), Buenos Aires.

Moved to Los Angeles and attained an Entertainment Studies Certificate at The University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA), that focused on film and photography.
Took courses at The Los Angeles Photography School.
Interested in street photography, starts a photographic series of city life on the West and East coast of U.S.A.

Moved to New York.
Took courses at the International Center of Photography (ICP).
Joined The Camera Club of New York and begun experimenting with the black and white darkroom.
While living in New York, worked as a free-lance photographer and further developed personal photographic projects.
Showed her work at the International Art Fair ArteBa, Buenos Aires, mostly the Art Fair Series: photographs taken at international art fairs.

Returned to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Travelled to Madrid, Spain, where she spent two months working on a series of 12 photogravures with Danish Master Printer Dan Benveniste in his workshop. Showed this series of photogravures at a number of different International Art Fairs including ArteBa, Buenos Aires, Art Basel Miami Beach and ARCO, Madrid.
Showed her work at the group show El mundo tal cual es at the Galería Jorge Mara – La Ruche, Buenos Aires.

Developed a different series of ten new photogravures in Dan Benveniste´s workshop in Madrid.
Showed this new series of photogravures at arteBA International Art Fair, Buenos Aires.
Showed a selection of photogravures at a group show in E Gallery Contemporary Art, Sotogrande, Spain.
Showed a selection of recent works at the International Photography Fair Buenos Aires Photo.
Presented the Ripped Series, a new series of photogravures, at arteBA FOCUS, Buenos Aires.

Showed the Ripped Series at Arco, Madrid.
Solo exhibition Here, There and Everywhere at Jorge Mara – La Ruche, Buenos Aires. A book showcasing her work with a text by Antonio Muñoz Molina, Alguien que anda por ahí, written specially for this occasion, was published.
Starts working with the photocollage technique and shows a triptych on the International Art Fair arteBA,Buenos Aires.

Showed her work on the International Art Fair Este Arte in Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Showed a new series of large scale photographs at Arco, Madrid.
Showed her work at International Art Fair arteBA, Buenos Aires.
Participated on the group show El Elogio de la Sombra at the Galería Jorge Mara La Ruche, showing three new photographs, created specially for the exhibition.
Solo exhibition at The Galería Aína Nowack, Arte Contemporáneo in Madrid, Spain.

Currently lives and works in Buenos Aires.