Photo by Denise Van Gerven
Mariana Vidal-Escabi (b. 1977, San Juan, Puerto Rico) earned a BA from Universidad de Bogotá Jorge Tadeo Lozano in Bogotá, Colombia, and an MFA with honors in Fashion Design and Textile Design from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA.
She has participated in exhibitions at Printed Matter's Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, New York, in 2018 and 2019; Every Woman Biennial in New York in 2019; Baxter Street Camera Club, New York, in 2019; Stand Out Prints at Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN in 2018; Fisher Parrish Gallery inaugural show, New York in 2017.
Vidal-Escabi had a solo exhibition of her textile work in 2021 in New York City and at De Bouwput Gallery in Amsterdam, NL, in 2023.
Her work is part of the MoMA and SFMoMA library collections.
Her work experience has expanded from Fashion, Print Textile Design to Concept and Color Design, working with renowned designers Zero+Maria Cornejo and Diane von Furstenberg and brands like Banana Republic and Coach.
She founded A W I N D O W, an NYC-based creative studio that aims to find new and unique ways of creating, presenting, and consuming design, fashion, and art.
She is currently Associate Director of the BFA Fashion Design Program and Assistant Professor of Fashion Design at Parsons School of Design in New York.
Lives and works in New York City.