Mari Claudia García (b. Cuba, 1989) is a U.S.-based multidisciplinary artist and educator interested in the intersection between arts and politics. She initiated art studies at San Alejandro Fine Arts Academy in Havana, where she attended from 2004 to 2008. She holds a BFA in Visual Arts (2013) and an MA in Formative Processes in Art Education (2018) from the University of the Arts (ISA) in Havana as well. In 2023, she completed her MFA in Sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design. 

Mari Claudia’s work has been exhibited in numerous solo and group shows in Cuba, the United States, Germany, Belgium, France, the UK, and Denmark. She is currently an artist-in-residence at SHIFT, hosted by The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in New York. She was also a resident at La Isla Residencia in Mexico (2017) and the online program Amalgama-Barcú Residency (2022). The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and the Cisneros-Fontanals Foundation in Miami have collected her work. Furthermore, her artistic journey is distinguished by various recognitions, with the Society of Presidential Fellows awarded by RISD being among the most recent.