Uriel Marín was born in Córdoba, Veracruz in southeastern Mexico in 1981, and now lives and works in Oaxaca. While he occasionally works as an illustrator, his focus in on printmaking, particularly silkscreen printing, woodcuts and engraving, through which he produces captivating images that blur the line between traditional and contemporary in both method and expression. He studied Visual Arts at the University of Veracruz and specialized in printmaking.
In 2005 he co-founded two graphic arts collectives in Oaxaca, Mexico. Pata de Perro is dedicated to the production, dissemination and teaching of printmaking. Arte Cocodrilo is a collaborative project to promote contemporary Mexican art. Uriel has recently exhibited at 111 Minna Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Multiplied Contemporary Editions Fair ( London, England),Blooom Art Fair (Cologne, Germany), Battersea Park Art Fair, (London, England), Salón Nacional de Gráfica, Museo de la Estampa (Edo. de México), Galería de Arte Contemporáneo (Xalapa, Veracruz), Feria Internacional del Libro (Oaxaca, Mexico) and the University of Houston Clear Lake (Houston, Texas).