Marjorie Van Cura was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and grew up in central Massachusetts. She earned her BFA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and MFA from the University of Pennsylvania. She has had additional studies at the Worcester Art Museum and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Group shows in New York include Atlantic Gallery, Blue Mountain Gallery, Calico Brooklyn, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Dutch Kills Gallery, Factory Fresh, Madelyn Jordon Fine Art, New York Center for Art & Media, Outlet Brooklyn, The Painting Center, Patchogue Art Gallery, Plaxall Gallery, Scope New York and Storefront Bushwick. Recent solo exhibitions were in Brooklyn at Kill Devil Hill Boutique (June 16-30, 2010) and Yes! Gallery (November 18-December 10, 2010).

Marjorie maintained a practice at Reis Studios in Long Island City Queens from 2012-2018, after ten years in her Greenpoint Brooklyn studio on Calyer Street. She is currently a member of Cornerstone Studios in Washington Heights, Manhattan.

[Photo by Marta Blair]