Fancy Third-Person Bio
Marina Fridman is visual artist, arts educator, and author (or Drawing Source'ress!) of The Drawing Source.
She held a Tenure-Track Instructor position at Northwestern Polytechnic in Alberta, Canada before leaving to focus on developing The Drawing Source.
Marina holds a Master of Fine Arts Degree in Sculpture and Dimensional Studies from Alfred University, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
She is a three-time recipient of the prestigious Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, an Edmonton Arts Council Grant in 2021, and a Canada Council for the Arts Grant in 2020, to name a few.
She has been awarded artist residencies around the world, and her work has been published in books and magazines such as Hi-Fructose Magazine (online), Booooooom, Drawing Discourse, the Manifest International Drawing Annual, Foundations of Drawing (Random House), among others.