Mariángeles Soto-Díaz holds an MFA in painting from Claremont Graduate University (CA), where she studied with Karl Benjamin. Her work is informed by conceptual art as well as by Latin American and North American traditions of abstraction. Soto-Díaz has exhibited internationally and her work is in many private and public collections, and it has been reviewed in publications such as the L.A. Times, Art Nexus and Arte al Día. She is also represented by the Ruth Bachofner Gallery in Los Angeles and the Galería Alternativa in Caracas, Venezuela. She lives and works in Southern California.