• Gallery Representation

    Gallery Representation

    IMAGO Foundation for the Arts, Gallery, Warren, RI

    Maria F. Rodriguez is a Guest Artist at the Gallery and frequently participates in Imago Gallery exhibits.


  • Newport Flower Show June 22-24, 2018

    Newport Flower Show  June 22-24, 2018

    From Newport Mansions:The 2018 Newport Flower Show will celebrate its 23rd year with a variety of special events, including appearances on Friday and Saturday by lifestyle maven Martha Stewart, expert guest speakers, beautiful floral designs, impressive horticulture exhibits, stunning garden displays, unique shopping opportunities, and more. The Show opens on Friday, June 22 and runs through Sunday, June 24, 2018.

    This year's theme, Cottages: Smart & Small, will celebrate the tiny house lifestyle. Today's cottages, much like their gilded ancestors, are also about lifestyle. The Newport Flower Show will celebrate the tiniest of homes, which are smart in both technology and style; their adjacent gardens are equally thoughtful, livable spaces, both functional and beautiful.

    for more info:www.NewportFlowerShow.org.

  • Berkshire Arts Festival- July 6-8, 2018

    Berkshire Arts Festival- July 6-8, 2018

    Now in its 17th year, and featuring 175 jury selected artists from across the country, the Berkshires Arts Festival is recognized nationally as one of the most respected summer art events in the country. The festival is rated by the Berkshires Visitors Bureau as one of the top ten "Hot Spots" in Western Massachusetts and is highly recommended as one of THE places to go for family get-together and have an extraordinary shopping experience.

    With its relaxed atmosphere, great food, exceptional art & fine crafts, puppet shows,and live music, it's a great weekend for the entire family.

    For more information, and discounts check out:www.berkshiresartsfestival.com

  • Guilford Art Show July 13,14,15, 2018,

    Guilford Art Show July 13,14,15, 2018,

    In celebration of its 61st year, the Guilford Art Center’s annual Craft Expo will return once again to the scenic and historic Guilford Green, celebrating the arts with its extensive array of handmade crafts by American artists. Craft Expo 2018 will be held for three days: Friday, July 13 through Sunday, July 15.

    Craft Expo 2018 will bring 180 nationally-recognized craft artists to Guilford, whose exquisite-quality works help rank this event as one of the top craft shows in New England and the country. As a celebration of the arts and a signature happening for the town of Guilford and the Connecticut shoreline, Craft Expo is a must-see summer event.

    For more information check out: http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo/

  • Newtown Arts Festival- Sept, 15-16, 2018

    Newtown Arts Festival- Sept, 15-16, 2018

    The Newtown Cultural Arts Commission established the Newtown Arts Festival to promote and support local arts and the community through arts-inspired entertainment, education, exhibits, and sales. The festival showcases all forms of creative expression, such as visual arts, dance, music, written word, and theater in the setting of a town-wide celebration. Proceeds will support grants and scholarships for local artists and arts organizations, future festivals, and other work of the Newtown Cultural Arts Commission.

    This, the Seventh Annual Arts Festival, will take place on the grounds of Fairfield Hills in Newtown, Saturday September 15 – Sunday September 16, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

    Admission to the outdoor festival is $5 for adults, $3 for children 6 – 12, and children under age 5 are free.

    Cash and Debit/Credit cards accepted.

    For more information: http://www.newtownartsfestival.com

  • Art Providence Dec. 7-9, 2018

    Art Providence Dec. 7-9, 2018

    The juried show will feature approximately 200 artists creating superlative work in baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearable fiber, drawing, furniture, glass, graphics, jewelry, leather, leather, metal, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood.

    Friday, 12/7/18: Artist Preview Event 5-7pm (Special ticket required.)
    Saturday, 12/8/18: General Admission 10am - 6pm
    Sunday, 12/9/18: General Admission 10am - 5pm

    *Times and Dates subject to change. Please check back in the fall for confirmed show schedule.

    for more info: https://artprovidenceshow.com/show-info/

  • Runway Shows 2017

    Runway Shows 2017

    - Plitzs New York Fashion Week Runway Show Sept. 9, 2017

    - LIGHTS, FASHION, PHILANTHROPY, RI Fashion Week Runway Show, Mint Gallery in Bristol on February 26, 2017

    - VOGE Fashion Runway, Boston - W Hotel Gallery on February 11, 2017.

  • Previous Juried Shows

    - August 17-20, 2017- Berkshire Arts & Culture Festival, Lenox, MA

    - July 14-16, 2017- Guilford Craft Expo, Guilford, CT

    - July 1-3, 2017- Berkshire Arts Festival- Great Barrington, MA

    - June 16-18, 2017- South Shore Art Center, Arts Festival-, Cohasset, MA

    - May 6, 2017- Trunk Show- Salvation Cafe, Newport, RI

    - November 2016 - American Fine Crafts Show- Brooklyn, NY

    - July 2016 - Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2016, Guilford, CT

    - April 2015 - The American Fine Craft Show - Hartford, Ct.

    - July 2014 - The Berkshire Arts Festival- Great Barrington

  • Publications

    A Mariflor Joya necklace was accepted for publication in the 2013 Lark Publication entitled "Showcase 500 art necklaces".

  • Newspaper Feature

    Maria of Mariflor Joya was featured in the January 15-21 issue of the Newport Mercury, of Newport, RI.