Maria is an artist whose work examines ways that technology intervenes in our perception and participation in the world. Ranging from serially based paintings to site-specific installations and public projects exploring human presence and agency within a media-reliant society. Since graduating with an MFA in Painting from the San Francisco Art Institute in 2003, Park’s works have been included in numerous exhibitions internationally with recent public art commissions in San Francisco and New York City. She grew up in Silicon Valley and has been living in Ithaca since 2006. She also collaborates with spouse Branden Hookway, who teaches in the Department of Architecture, and they have two children, Lucy and Joseph.