Born in Spain, Rockford-based artist Verónica Soria Martínez focuses on visual culture and sonic arts. She holds PhD and Masters degree in Visual Arts and Intermedia from Polytechnic University in Valencia, Spain. From 2014 to 2018 she worked in an art collective (Cràter) that focused on community projects and public site interventions in Spain. A portion of her research can be read in English at “Resounding Memory: Aural Augmented Reality and the Retelling of History”, Leonardo Music Journal n. 27 (MIT Press). Martínez has exhibited internationally at places such as Museu de Belles Arts, Castellón, Spain; Ausblick Privat in Meiningen, Germany; and Art Públic, Universitat Pública in Valencia, Spain to name a few. She currently teaches CAPA art at West Middle School for RPS 205 and is an instructor for New Genres Art Space.
Martínez’s research interests include: Sound art and music, audio and visual cultures, art education, digital and interactive art, critical theory, and social movements.