Marisol C. Medina – Director, pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from Miami International University of Art and Design in 2008. During this time she worked at S.A.R Events, a fine catering full-service event production and meeting planning company specializing in private and corporate events. In 2011, she interned at the Curators Voice Arts Project gallery with Dr. Milagros Bello. Her responsibilities included control of inventory of outgoing and incoming art works, assisting with curatorial duties, manage external communication with collectors, overlooking the galleries social media platforms, hosting monthly exhibition openings, translating and presenting art talks at the gallery as well as during Art Basel Miami Beach. Soon after graduation in 2012, she began working at the Bakehouse Art Complex, a non-profit studio and exhibition space for over 50 artists. As the Associate Director of Administration, Marisol works alongside the accountant and Executive Director managing the organization’s bookkeeping, such as recording financial transactions, gathering details for annual audit, and assisting with human resources. She handles all admistrative tasks, which includes accounts payable. In her position, she is also responsible for the juried application process necessary to join the residency. She prepares and manages the leases of all the studio spaces. Her presence is vital to hosting monthly events and exhibition, as is her assistance with related documents. As an artist, she was able to grow from the daily exchange with local artists. In 2013, Marisol developed a new series of joyous and colorful paintings, which were born out of her theory that the presence of positive images in an environment inspires happy feelings and well-being. In early 2014, Marisol developed Color Me Happy, a project from her current practice and studies on spiritualism and metaphysics.