María Tinaut was born in Valladolid, Spain, 1991. She currently lives and works in New York.


2015-2017 Master of Fine Arts. Virginia Commonwealth University. Richmond, VA.

2009-2014 Bachelor in Fine Arts. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Valencia, Spain.

2013-2014 Akademie der Bildende Kunste. Erasmus program. Munich, Germany.

Solo Exhibitions:

2017 Untitled (Room with a View). Rodriguez Gallery. Poznan, Poland.

2016 What might have been lost. Fifi Projects Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.

2016 Memoria construida. María Tinaut - Cristina R. Vecino. Galería Javier Silva. Valladolid, Spain.

Group Exhibitions:

2017 ArteSantander art fair. Solo project. Rodriguez Gallery. Santander, Spain.

2017 Whateverbeing. Present Company. Brooklyn, NY.

2017 MFA Thesis Exhbition. Anderson Gallery. Richmond, VA.

2016 Aural Fixation. FAB Gallery. Richmond, VA.

2016 Bête Noire, Musart. Berlin, Germany.

2016 Swab Barcelona art fair. Barcelona, Spain.

2016 The heat goes on where the hand has been. VCU MFA Candidacy Show. Richmond, VA.

2015 Presente (Presente) IV Edition. Madrid, Spain.

2015 This Just In, The Depot Gallery. Richmond, VA.

2015 XVII Open Call Galería Luis Adelantado. Valencia, Spain.

2015 Topoanálisis & Cottage Kilns. Valladolid, Spain.

2014 Antica Namur. Art & Antiques Fair. Namur, Belgium.

2014 SCAN. Festival Internacional de fotografía. Tarragona, Spain.

2014 Jahresausstellung Akademie der Bildende Kunste. Munich, Germany.

2014 The wooden hut studio. Russafart. Valencia, Spain.


International Center of Photography Library Collection. New York, NY.

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Valencia, Spain.

Private collections in the USA, Canada, Spain, Belgium and China.

Awards and Grants:

2017 Nomination Follow Fluxus – After Fluxus. Wieswaden, Germany.

2016 E.I. Kirkland Scholarship, VCU. Richmond, VA.

2015 - 2016 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, VCU, Richmond, VA.

2015 Travel Grant to Mexico, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.

2015 Prominent artist XVII Open Call Galería Luis Adelantado. Valencia, Spain.

2013 - 2014 Sócrates-Erasmus Scholarship. Akademie der Bildenden Künste Munich, Germany.


2017 Émergent Magazine No. 2. London, England.

2017 New American Paintings Issue No. 130 Southern Issue. United States.