LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
M A R C O
Marina Franco. Madrid 1994
Covadonga Castro. Madrid 1993
We are an artistic duo composed by Marina Franco 1994, and Covadonga Castro 1993;
We meet in 2010 in Madrid, where we were studying stage design in RESAD, Royal Academy of
Dramatic art . In 2014 we go to Krakow together to the ASP, Fine Arts Academy, during this
period, we decide to start making the projects together creating an atmosphere drawings on paper
and with mix media .
One year later we discover the oil painting and we start our painting from the unconscious playing
a dialog between us on a big canvas. we have our first period of expressionism abstract, like
Tachiste movement .
We come back to Madrid, and we meet Antonio Machón who becomes a mentor for us by
teaching us the valuable legacy of Spain in the 80s with painters like Antoní Tapies, Saura,
Campano, Gordillo, Sempere, Gerardo Aparicio … ; with these new inspirations, we started to create
paintings that no longer only the color play in the composition , if not we also incorporate the
abstract figures .
In 2018 we made our first exhibition at Antonio Machón, with the name of " INVENTANDO LA
PINTURA" from April to Jun.
Also, we continue with the theater and film projects, premiering our first performance," NO HAY
TAL LUGAR " in June 2018, being the artistic directors, scenographers, illuminators, and costume
2012- 2018 degree in scenography (Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático de Madrid, RESAD).
2015-2017 Master in scenography, with linocut techniques, paper and film creation.
Master in the painting department in the abstract painting studio (Academia de Bellas Artes ASP
de Cracovia) .
2017, exhibition of the first period of abstract painting in the gallery of ASP, Krakow .
May-Jun 2018 exhibition `Inventando la pintura in the Galería Antonio Machón, Madrid . ´
Jun 2018, performance in the RESAD “ No hay tal lugar”, Madrid .
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