Sonia Marin was born in Padua on February 25, 1971. She is a Milan based professional photographer and author. Along with her career she is also a longtime resident lecturer at IED, European Institute of Design, for the photography and fashion departments.She colaborates with influential fashion, accessories and interior brands and companies, and her work is featured on several international and national magazines. She played an important part as a speaker at Advertising Photography section during the 6th International Orvieto Photography Convention in 2004. She won 1st prize Best Fine Art Picture in the Commercial Field at the 10th Master edition of the 2006 International Photography Festival in Moskow. In 2014 she worked on a Project for UniCredit shooting pictures with 120 film format: her personal view became the beautiful book Sketches of Milan, an Artist’s View of the UniCredit Tower, published by Skira. She's working on a new book-project in black&white film about her family story in London during the '50.
She made her debut in an Itinerant Exhibition that brought her success in exposing and selling her images at the Copenhagen Visual Art (1993), atWashington and at the Boston Ashuah Irvin Gallery (1994), at Geneve Photographic Center and in Barcellona (1995)
International Group ExhibitionsTokyo for the Zoom International Photogrphic Exhibition ( Celebrating the 30 th Anniversary ofZoom 2004)Moscow for the 7 th Edition of PhotoBiennal at Moscow Museum of Modern Art (2008).Turin for Photissima Art Fair Exhibition Photocontainer – Spazio MRF (2015)Worldwide online OURS gallery – (2018)
Personal and Group National ExhibitionsMilan "Persona " at the Centro Filologico Milanese (1992)Padua Fotopadova (1993); Milan, "Immaginando" at Spazio Agfa-Gavaert (1998)Milan "Il Chiaroscuro della Violenza" at Palazzo della Triennale (2000).Arco (TN), “So simple” at Atelier Segantini (2002)Milan “Smile, please” at Killer Plastic and Milch (2003)Padua "So simple" at Galleria SottoPasso della Stua (2004)Milan “2, due minuti” at GAV Gallery (2006)Florence Immaginaria ArtiVisive Gallery with “Faglie Emotive” (2008)Codigoro PomposArte with “ Finalmente a casa “ (2011)Milan P.zza Gae Aulenti, with “ Sketches of Milan “ (2014)Turin Photissima Art Fair Exhibition Photocontainer – Spazio MRF (2015)
PrizesShe won the first prize at The National Photography Contest, FotoPadova (1993) and at theNational Competition "Francesco Bertozzi", Novara (1995)Best Portfolio at the National Competition -Premio Pizzochero- Italian Photography Foundation inTurin (1995). In 1996 she qualified herself at the Female Photography Contest in the BiennialPhotoforum PascquArt at Bienne. Moreover she won the second prize at the ContemporaryPhotography Contest "Federico Vender" at Arco (TN) (2002).Special mention as Best Complete Project on the “Photographic Talent” Competition by FNAC,Milan (2006).Best Artistic Picture of the year in the Commercial Field at the ”Master” Competition, Moscow(2006).
Teaching and workshopsIstituto Europeo di Design: BA Fotografia and Photography international course (2001->)Moodart Fashion School Verona: Fashion Photography, Film & ADV Advanced Course (2018->)SiFEST Savignano Image Festival: Common Narrative Workshop with Archipelago (2018)Orvieto Photofestival: lecturer (2004)
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