RESUME

EDUCATION
Master of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Painting, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1993
Additional Studies, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1998-99


EXHIBITIONS
Making Connections II, Henry DeFord Gallery, Citibank, Long Island City, NY, 2017

Making Connections I, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2017

Making Connections, Plaxall Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2017

Over the Bridge III, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

2017 Juried Exhibition, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY, 2017

Fall Salon Show 2016, LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY, 2016

Connections: Artists Selecting Artists, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, 2016

Long Island City Artists @ The Historic Falchi Building, Long Island City, NY, 2015, 2016

Madelyn Jordon Fine Art @ Scope New York 2015, New York, NY, 2015

Over The Bridge, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, 2015

Annual Invitational, Outlet Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY, 2014

Kolektiv1 One Night – Wine + Jazz for Art, Liederkranz Club at the Phipps Mansion, New York, NY, 2014

Summer Remix, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, Scarsdale, NY 2014

Long Island Open Studios, Reis Studios, Long Island City, 2014

Color My World, SPACEWOMb Gallery, New York, NY, 2013

Adieu September, SPACEWOMb Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2013

Calicornucopia, Calico Brooklyn Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2012

GO! Brooklyn Art Open Studios, organized by the Brooklyn Museum, 2012

Northside Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2012

What I Know, New York Center for Art & Media Studies, Bethel University, New York, NY, 2012

Surrealism: Twenty Artists from the Neighborhood Wrestle Their Unconscious, Factory Fresh, Brooklyn, 2011

Northside Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY 2011

Rhythm: Marjorie Van Cura & Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Yes! Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

Science Fiction, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2010

BLITZ!, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

Marjorie Van Cura: Recent Works, Kill Devil Hill Boutique, Brooklyn, NY, 2010

Precedent: A Contemporary Survey of Fine Arts Through PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Freedom’s Feast Dinner Plate Collection, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY 2009

Greenpoint Open Studios, Marie Taillefer Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2009

Unsound Practice, Dutch Kills Gallery, Long Island City, NY, 2009

Painting Pink Pajamas, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL, 2008

Together Forever, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY, 2008

PennDesign New York Chapter Alumni Art Show, Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York, NY, 2008

Marjorie Van Cura: Chimeras & Other Visual Trickery, Small Works Gallery, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY, 2007

Country Mouse/City Mouse, Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts, Rouses Point, NY, 2007

Winter Ball 2007 Auction, The New York Junior League, New York, NY, 2007

Night of 1,000 Drawings, Artist Space, New York, NY, 2005

An Artist’s Christmas, auction to benefit Camp Fire USA, Fort Worth, TX, 2005

Rider Project 2005, Dumbo and Chelsea neighborhoods, NY, 2005

Artist Flat Files, Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2005-present

Rider Project Art Auction, Idiom Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY, 2004

Manifesto? Art Without Consensus, Asterisk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2004

Douglas Dibble Memorial Art Auction, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY, 2003

Annual Members’ Juried Exhibition [Juror: Ann Landi], DCCA, Wilmington, DE, 2002

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Class of 2002, The Power Plant, Philadelphia, PA, 2002

Fox Family All Campus Juried Competition, Fox Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2001 & 2002

Large Print Show, Meyerson Hall Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 2001 & 2002

Folio 2001, Inn at Penn, Philadelphia, PA, 2001

Annual Somerville Open Studios, Somerville, MA, 1999 & 2000

National Exhibition of Women’s Art [Juror: Leslie Jones, MOMA], SOHO20 Gallery, New York, NY, 1998

16th Annual Juried Exhibition [Juror: Ivan Karp, OK Harris Gallery], Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY, 1998

Windows Art Project, Art Beat Festival, Somerville, MA, 1997 & 1998

BAC Faculty & Staff Exhibit 97-98, Boston Architectural Center Gallery, Boston, MA, 1998

Marjorie Van Cura: Surface Journeys, Cambridge Center Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA, 1996

National Juried Visual Art Competition, Westbeth Gallery, New York, NY, 1995

TEACHING/LECTURE EXPERIENCE
Instructor, PS36 Margaret Douglas School students, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, 2006-present

Panelist, New York Professional Outreach Program, College of Humanities and Fine Arts, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2016, 2017

Juror, Art Above the Sofa, New York Arts Etc., New York, NY, 2017

Instructor, Artist Workshop Series, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY, 2008, 2010, 2013

Artist Talk, Artist Lecture Series, curated by Zoe Pettijohn Schade, Christopher Schade and Michael Lee, Greenpoint Brooklyn, NY, 2013

Artist Talk, Painting I, York College, Jamaica, NY, 2011

Artist Talk, Women in Design and Planning, University of Pennsylvania Career Services, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Artist Talk, for Chimeras & Other Visual Trickery, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY, 2007

Guest Critic, Light Color & Design I, Munson-Williams-Proctor School, Pratt Institute, Utica, NY 2006

Teaching Assistant, Screen-printing I, Parsons School of Design, Printmaking Department, New York, NY, 2004

Guest Critic, School of Architecture & Planning, Catholic University, Washington, DC, 2004

Guest Critic, Painting I, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, 2002-2004

Instructor, Drawing I, University of Pennsylvania, College of General Studies, Philadelphia, PA, 2001

Instructor, Portraiture, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA, 2001

Instructor, Collage/Assemblage, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA, 2001

Teaching Assistant, Color Theory and Application, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2001

Teaching Assistant, Digital Imaging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2000 & 2002

Instructor, Freehand Drawing, Boston Architectural Center, Boston, MA, 1998 & 1999   


AWARDS AND HONORS
Teaching Instructorship, Drawing I, College of General Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Teaching Assistantship, Color Theory and Application, Fine Arts Department, University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Teaching Assistantship, Digital Imaging, Fine Arts Department, University of Pennsylvania, 2000 & 2002

School of Fine Arts Scholar, Graduate School of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2002

Chancellor Talent Award (full tuition), Fine Arts Department, University of Massachusetts, 1990-1993

Pierce Fund Scholar, Greater Worcester Community Foundation, 1989-1993


PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
Andrew, Jason. “LIC Open studios: 10 Must See Artists,” Norte Maar, May 19, 2016  
         
Neal, Patrick. “An Antidote to the Art Fairs: Open Studios in Long Island City,” Hyperallergic, May 15, 2015

International Contemporary Artists, Vol VII, ICA Publishing, New York, NY, 2013
        
Gynd, Peter. “In the Studio: with Marjorie Van Cura,” Northside Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, May 7, 2011

Billard, Mary.  “A Greenpoint Stroll,” The New York Times, June 10, 2010, pE5 

Smith, Jill.  “The Ties That Bond Us,” NY Arts Magazine, January/February 2009

Kenyon, Theo Jean.  “Visual Thrill Ride,” Peoria Journal Star: ArtsPlus, Peoria, IL, November 2, 2008

Freedman, Matt and Paul Krainak. Painting Pink Pajamas exhibition catalogue, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL, 2008

"Calendar of Exhibits, Events and Programs," Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York, NY, September-December 2008, p14   

Plus Five: 2007 MFA Thesis Exhibition, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2007   

News, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE, March/April 2002  

Freedman, Matt. "MFA Thesis 2002 Gallery Notes," University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2002

"Somerville's Bursting Art Scene," Cambridge TAB, Cambridge, MA, April 28, 2000

"Come On In: Open-Studios Events Galore," The Improper Bostonian, Boston, MA, May 3-16, 2000

Jones, Leslie. "MOMA, Press Release: Fourth International Exhibition of Women's Art," Soho20 Gallery, New York, NY, August 1998.

“The Entertainment Line: On the Surface,” The Cambridge Chronicle, Cambridge, MA, September 12-18, 1996


CORPORATE COLLECTIONS
Cogent Partners, New York, NY

University of Pennsylvania School of Design, City and Regional Planning Department, Philadelphia, PA


PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Westport, Connecticut
Beverly, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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New York, New York
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
West Grove, Pennsylvania
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Algete, Spain
Rupert, Vermont
Bothell, Washington
Tacoma, Washington
 
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