Isabel M. Martínez is a Toronto-based artist who spent her formative years in Santiago de Chile. Her work deals with the aspect of experience where the real the known and the imagined blend. Perception is a recurring theme within her practice.
She has exhibited internationally in solo and curated group shows in galleries, art centres, festivals and biennials in Canada, the UK, the USA, Chile, France, Brazil, Colombia, Spain and The Netherlands. Notable exhibitions include the Museo Nacional de la Fotografia (Bogotá), Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (Tenerife), Theoretische Kunstprojecte (The Hague) and the Art Museum at the University of Toronto. Upcoming shows will take place at Angell Gallery (Toronto), Empty Gallery (Victoria), and Proyectos Solís Arte Contemporáneo (Madrid).
Her work is reviewed and featured in print and online in FOAM Magazine, The Creators Project, The Huffington Post, Prefix Photo Magazine, in books, journals and art magazines.
Martínez holds a BFA from Universidad Católica de Chile and an MFA from the University of Guelph in Canada. She is based in Toronto.