Marina received her B.A. from the University of Virginia in 2011 with a double major in Art History and Foreign Affairs. While at U.Va, she interned with the Fralin Museum (then the University of Virginia Art Museum) in the education department. After graduation, she served as the Institute of Public History Curatorial Intern for the Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, the only museum dedicated to Aboriginal Art in the United States. Before beginning the University of Pittsburgh’s PhD program in the fall of 2014, Marina worked at Art Whino Gallery and the Workhouse Arts Center. Marina’s research interests are contemporary art, ethnographic photography, Aboriginal art, Native American art and museology.
PhD Student, University of Pittsburgh, Fall 2014-Present
Master of Arts, History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh, 2016.
BA, University of Virginia, 2011
"Decoding Double Desire: An Interview with Ian McLean," in Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture: 2015 Vol. 4 Issue 1, p208.
K. Leroy Irvis Fellowship, Fall 2014-Spring 2015
Diversity Summer Research Award, 2015
Friends of the Frick Summer Research Award, 2015