Marina Kassianidou is a visual artist whose work combines painting, drawing, collage, and installation. She has a B.A. in Studio Art from Stanford University, California, USA, an M.A. in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London, UK, and a Ph.D. in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Arts, London, UK. She has exhibited her work internationally. Group exhibitions include the Rocky Mountain Biennial (Museum of Art Fort Collins, Colorado, USA), Mediterranea 16 Young Artists Biennial (Mole Vanvitelliana, Ancona, Italy), Tradition Today: Exploring Conditions to Recreate It (House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece), and Ar(t)chaeology: Intersections of Photography and Archaeology (NiMAC, Nicosia, Cyprus). She has had solo exhibitions at Gloria Gallery and Thkio Ppalies in Nicosia, Cyprus, The Center for Drawing, Tenderpixel Gallery, and Chelsea College of Arts in London, UK, North Branch Projects in Chicago, Illinois, Yes Ma’am Projects in Denver, Colorado, and the Moreau Art Center in Notre Dame, Indiana. Selected awards include grants from the A. G. Leventis Foundation and fellowships at the Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Hambidge Center for Creative Arts and Sciences, Ragdale Foundation, and Can Serrat. She is a recipient of the 2016 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.