Maria Rendón’s paintings and installations explore themes of transformation, hybridity, ritualistic experience and landscape. Rendón, a Mexico City native, received a BFA from Universidad Anáhuac. She received her second BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and completed her MFA at the University of California Santa Barbara in 2014. Exhibitions include: “But Only So An Hour” at HeyThere Projects, Joshua Tree, CA, SUR Biennial “Espacio Entre / Entre Espacio” at Rio Hondo College, “Two by Two” at PØST, Los Angeles. “Shift, Stretch, Expand: Everyday Transformations” at Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, “Missing Rib” at Atkinson Gallery, “Alter” at Art Design and Architecture Museum UCSB, “Rock Paper Candy” at Gallery 1328 UCSB, “GLAMFA” at California State Long Beach, “Unholy Mess” at Santa Barbara Museum of Art – McCormick House. Her work is featured in New American Paintings #123, Graphis #355 and Taschen’s book, “Illustration Now”. She lives and works in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles, California.