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FRESH Artist Profile: Peter Marin

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Find out more about Peter Marin, one of 27 artists juried into the FRESH exhibition at Artspace.


Peter Marin was born and raised in Mexico City. He has lived in New York City, Madrid, San Francisco and Oakland. He recently moved to Raleigh to continue his painting practice, to become an active member of the vibrant local arts community and to continue teaching art. He received a BA from UC Berkeley and an MFA from Hunter College.

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In addition to painting and educating, he is also a curator emphasizing contemporary painting and an arts community advocate who supports 501c3 organizations by volunteering, fundraising and donating artwork.

Marin has been painting over 20 years, and exhibits both nationally and internationally in Mexico, Spain, California, New York and now in North Carolina.

Fun Fact!

Peter is a dual citizen of the United States and Mexico. His name, Peter Marin, literally means ‘Rock Ocean’ and if he ever were to go back to school for any degree, it would be a PHD in Egyptology.

Don’t miss these upcoming FRESH events:

FRESH Opening – First Friday, June 5th, 6 – 10pm: Juried show opening, free and open to the public.

Panel Discussion – June 11th, 6 – 8pm: An opportunity for participating artists to meet and greet with juror Cora Fischer, SECCA. With Bill Thelen, LUMP and

Closing Reception – June 25th, 6 – 8pm: Join us for a closing reception to thank the artists and other supporters of this exhibition.

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