Marianna is a contemporary fiber artist who lives and worksin South California. She began her professional career as a computer engineer and then transitioned to graphic design, working as a graphic designer, web designer, animator, and art director in the entertainment industry. Coming from a long line of women skilled in making clothes, Marianna has always loved art and fashion. She has been working as a fiber artist for the last 5 years, distinguishing herself as a leader in the community. Employing needle-felting techniques on natural linen and cashmere, Marianna creates wearable art pieces that are timeless and at the forefront of fashion. Marianna also makes multi dimensional sculptures that can be hung from the ceiling, reaching out from the walls, or laying on the ground. Blending textiles with everyday materials, like wire, she makes abstract sculptures that reflect the feminine traditions and of art from the margins of history. Marianna often uses her work as a platform to advocate for environmental justice and feminism. Her work uses recycled fabric, advocating for the a principle of thrift that demands responds from rapid industrial development and the culture of wasteful consumption and environmental destruction it generates.
Marianna presents a collection of wearable art and fiber sculptures in3D and 2D. These works have been made by a mixture of felting, weaving, crochet, and Joomchi, Korean paper art. Their vibrancy and modern sensibility will make an amazing addition to any commercial space or private home.
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