Maria Gonella was born in Chicago, and moved with her family to Buenos Aires, Argentina at an early age. She is now living and working in Florida. Marina is a mixed media artist who works with different mediums such as acrylic, collage, photography, transfers and assemblage. She graduated from the School of Fine Arts Pridiliano Pueyrredón (Buenos Aires) and attended classes at IUNA (Instituto Universitario Nacional de Las Artes, Buenos Aires), pursuing a MFA. Marina has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Argentina, Uruguay and United States. Her work is included in national and international, private and corporate collections.