Marina Kassianidou was born in Limassol in 1979. She lives and works in Limassol and Boulder, Colorado, USA. She studied at Stanford University, California. She gained an MA in Art from Central Saint Martins in 2005 and a PhD in Fine Arts from the Chelsea College of Arts in 2015. She is Assistant Professor at the Department of Arts of the University of Colorado Boulder. In 2016 she received the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Grant.
2017 Livres d’Artistes: Book Art in Cyprus since the 1960s, Loukia & Michael Zampelas Art Museum, Nicosia
2016 How to Know: A Space, Thkio Ppalies, Nicosia
2013 Errors Allowed, Biennale of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, Ancona, Italy