Soraya Marcano was born in Puerto Rico and after living and working for over twenty-five years in New York City, she is now based in Madrid, Spain. She studied at the University of Puerto Rico and Pratt Institute, N.Y. Her mixed artwork has been exhibited internationally and it is represented in public and private collections. Marcano has participated in international artist-in-residence programs and she is the recipient of several recognitions and awards. Her work, which includes mixed media, writing, objects, and digital work, provides layered explorations of domesticity and mobility.