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 Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Marjorie is currently represented by Gibson Contemporary in New York, who presented online solo exhibitions in 2021 titled Unknown Territories and Crossing the Line. Her next solo exhibition, Can’t Look Away (January 13 – February 11, 2022), will be presented by Gibson Contemporary at DFN Projects, 16 E 79th St, New York. A fully illustrated digital catalogue accompanies the exhibition, featuring an essay by Valentina A. Spalten.

Since 2002, Marjorie has shown in several New York group exhibitions, including 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. Previous solo exhibitions were in Brooklyn at Kill Devil Hill Boutique (June 16-30, 2010) and Yes! Gallery (November 18-December 10, 2010).

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

[Photo by Marta Blair]