Painter, printmaker and installation artist, Marina Mangubi works on thematic projects that probe hidden meanings in familiar historical and philosophical constructs. Her current visual and performance art project, titled Painting Biathlon, was launched at the Olympic center in Canmore, Canada, in 2015, and extended at the Joshua Tree National Park in 2016. Painting Biathlon is inspired by modern biathlon, a military sport combining Nordic skiing and marksmanship. Marina Mangubi holds an A.B. from the University of California, Berkeley, in Art and in Psychology (Neuroscience), and an M.F.A. from the University of Michigan. Her work has been exhibited in the United States and internationally, including Spain, Germany, Russia, Japan, Malaysia, Belarus, Uzbekistan, and Albania, and is in permanent collections of the Portland Museum of Art in Maine, the Gilkey Center for Graphic Arts at the Portland Museum of Art in Oregon, Kala Institute in Berkeley and Universiti Sains School of the Arts in Penang, Malaysia. Marina Mangubi has participated in numerous residencies, including the Banff Centre Leighton Colony, and was the artist fellow at the Camargo Foundation in Cassis, France. Her projects have been profiled on national television in France and Russia. Marina Mangubi is a Professor of Studio Art in the Department of Art and Art History at the College of Wooster, where she served as the Department Chair, from 2010 to 2013. For fall 2019, she was awarded Studio/Casa Residency at the Siena Art Institute.