Gwen Marcus Biography

Noted sculptor Gwen Marcus has exhibited throughout the United States and Europe. Her work is included in many important collections worldwide.

Critics have praised Marcus for her sensitivity and comprehension of the human form. Marcus has received many honors and commissions, among them the highly regarded Gold Medal of Honor from the Allied Artists of America.

In addition, she was awarded the Gold Medal of Honor, Audubon Artist, Inc, as well as The Hudson Valley Art Association Gold Medal. She is (a four-time recipient) of the Gold Medal of Honor from the American Professional League and has received the Centennial Medal of Honor and (two-time recipient) of the Gold medal of Honor from The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club.

Marcus is a fellow and board member of the National Sculpture Society.

EDUCATION

New York University, Rhode Island School of Design, Art Students League, National Academy of Design.

Studied privately with: Clemente Spampinato, Bruno Lucchesi, Edgar Whitney and Isaac Soyer

 

MUSEUM/PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • Stamford Hospital, Stamford, Connecticut ('Hatti')
  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina ('Bather')
  • Lifetime Entertainment Network Corporate Offices, New York ('Hatti')
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan ('Serenity', 'Bather', 'Raincatcher', 'The Catch' and additional other works)
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England ('Serenity, 'Bather', Raincatcher','Hatti', and additional other works)
  • First National Bank, Missouri, USA ('Raincatcher', 'The Catch', 'Hatti' and additional other works)
  • Braves Baseball Field, Curtis Walker Park, Conway, Arkansas ('The Catch')

LECTURES/TEACHING

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina: Lecture, Masterclass Workshop 'Modeling the Graceful Figure', Artist in Residence
  • Scottsdale Artists' School, Arizona: Sculpture Workshop 'Capturing Beauty in Clay'
  • National Cheng Kung University Art Center, Taiwan: Lecture



Selected Exhibitions 2006-2017:

2017

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Gallery 901, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Southport Galleries, Southport, Connecticut
  • The Gallery at Tree's Place, Orleans, Massachusetts
  • American Masters Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2016

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Gallery 901, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Southport Galleries, Southport, Connecticut
  • The Gallery at Tree's Place, Orleans, Massachusetts
  • Gallery Diamante, Carmel, California
  • American Masters Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2015

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Southport Galleries, Southport, Connecticut
  • The Gallery at Tree's Place, Orleans, Massachusetts
  • Gallery Diamante, Carmel, California
  • American Masters Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2014

  • American Masters Show, The Salmagundi Club, NYC
  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Morrison Gallery, Kent, Connecticut
  • Southport Galleries, Southport, Connecticut
  • American Masters Exhibition, Salmagundi Club, New York, New York

2013

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Morrison Gallery, Kent, Connecticut

2012

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Morrison Gallery, Kent, Connecticut
  • "Hillview", Former Vice Regal Estate,Sutton Forest, Australia

2011

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey

2010

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey

2009

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Greenberg Fine Art Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey

2008

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Arcature Fine Art Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

2007

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Arcature Fine Art Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida

2006

  • Brookgreen Gardens, South Carolina
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey

Selected Exhibitions 1998-2005:

2005

  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London, England
  • Reflection Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • Morris & Whiteside Galleries, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
  • Cheryl Newby Gallery, Pawleys Island, South Carolina
  • Cavalier Gallery, New York, Greenwich, Connecticut and Nantucket, Massachusetts
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Park Side Gallery, Carmel, California
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California

2004

  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London, England
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Pitzers of Carmel, Carmel, California
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Laguna, California
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Finalist for The Harriet Tubman Memorial, Harlem, NYC

2003

  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London, England
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Pitzers of Carmel, Carmel, California
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Laguna, California
  • Indiana University, Indiana, January 23rd - February 28th
  • Gallery North, Setacket, New York, June 1st - July 6th
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan

2002

  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery Traveling Exhibition
    "Sculpture Under English Skies"
  • Woburn Abbey, Bedfordshire, England
    June 28th - July 7th
  • Sudeley Castle, Gloucestershire, England
    July 10th - July 14th
  • Stoneleigh Abbey, Warwickshire, England
    July 17th - July 21th
  • Castle Howard, Yorkshire, England
    July 24th - July 28th
  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London, England
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California

2001

  • Chi Mei Museum, Taiwan
  • Frank T. Sabin Gallery, London, England
  • Champs Hill, West Sussex, England
  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • The Sculpture Showcase Ltd., New Hope, Pennsylvannia
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • The Studio of Long Grove Galleries of Fine Art, Long Grove, Illinois
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California

2000

  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Bonatirer Fine Art Gallery, Piermont, New York
  • Broome Street Gallery, NYC
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC
  • The Sculpture Showcase Ltd., New Hope, Pennsylvania
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Bal Harbour Gallery, Bal Harbour, Florida
  • The Studio of Long Grove Galleries of Fine Art, Long Grove, Illinois
  • DeVorzon Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California
  • Fleischer Museum: Masterworks of American Sculpture. 'Selections from members of the National Sculpture Society 1875-1999', Scottsdale, Arizona

1999

  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • New Canaan Society for the Arts, New Canaan, Connecticut
  • National Sculpture Society, New York
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Southampton, New York
  • Bonatirer Fine Art Gallery, Piermont, New York
  • Broome Street Gallery, New York
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC
  • Pen and Brush Sculpture Exhibition, New York
  • The Sculpture Showcase Ltd., New Hope, Pennsylvania
  • Kerygma Gallery, Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • DeVorzon Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California
  • Fleischer Museum: Masterworks of American Sculpture. 'Selections from members of the National Sculpture Society 1875-1999', Scottsdale, Arizona

1998

  • Cavalier Gallery, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Kaleidoscope Gallery, Mission Viejo, California
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • The Sculpture Showcase Ltd., New Hope, Pennsylvania
  • Bonatirer Fine Art Gallery, Piermont, New York
  • National Sculpture Society, NYC
  • 1997
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • Bonatirer Fine Art Gallery, Piermont, New York
  • National Sculpture Society, NYC

Selected Exhibitions 1966-1997:

1997

  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • Bonatirer Fine Art Gallery, Piermont, New York
  • National Sculpture Society, NYC

1996

  • Musee d' Art et d' Histoire of Neuchatel, Neuchatel, Switzerland, Fèdèration Internationale de la Mèdaille
  • Newark Museum American Numismatic Society, Newark, New Jersey
  • Rotunda, Cannon House Building, American Medallic Sculpture Association, Washington, D.C.
  • Craig Cary Art Gallery, Brentwood, California
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Steiner Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • National Centennial Touring Show, Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc. -
  • Broome Street Gallery, NY
  • The Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
  • The Shenandoah Art Center, North Wainsboro, VA
  • The Oak Ridge Art Center, Oak Ridge, TN
  • The Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
  • The Anderson Fine Art Center, Anderson, IN
  • Indiana University, Kokomo Art Gallery, Kokomo, IN
  • Midwest Museum of American History, Elkhart, IN
  • Wassenberg Art Center, Van Wert, OH
  • Paul Mellon Arts Center, Wallingford, CT
  • The Museums at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY

1995

  • CFM Gallery, New York
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Steiner Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • Relief Efforts, United Nations Association, honoring the 50th Anniversary of the UN, Lehman College, New York
  • Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club Members Exhibition, New York
  • Allied Artists of America, Inc., New York
  • Audubon Artists, New York

1994

  • CFM Gallery, New York
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • One person exhibit in the window of department store Galeries Lafayette, Trump Tower, New York
  • National Sculpture Society 61st Annual Exhibition, Americas Tower, New York
  • Sundance Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York
  • Hampton East Gallery, East Hampton, New York
  • Hampton Square Gallery, West Hampton, New York
  • National Arts Club, Audubon Artists, New York

1993

  • CFM Gallery, New York
  • Sher Galleries, Miami, Florida
  • Artworks Gallery, Austin, Texas
  • Cork Gallery, Lincoln Center, New York
  • The American Professional League, Salmagundi Grand National Exhibition, New York
  • National Arts Club, Audubon Artists, New York
  • Pen & Brush, Sculpture Exhibition, New York
  • Gracie Mews Club, Jack Resnick & Sons, Inc. Building, New York

1992

  • Granymede Gallery, New York
  • Ward Nase Gallery, New York
  • Pen & Brush Sculpture Exhibition, New York
  • National Arts Club, Allied Artist of America, Inc., New York

1990

  • The American Artist Professional League, Salmagundi Grand National Exhibition, New York
  • Salmagundi Photography & Sculpture Exhibition, New York
  • Pen & Brush Sculpture Exhibition, New York

1966-89

  • The Trotting Horse Museum, Goshen, New York
  • Mid-Hudson Arts & Science Center Hudson Valley Poughkeepsie, New York
  • National Academy Galleries, Audubon Artist, New York
  • Port Washington Public Library, New York Advisory Council, Port Washington, New York
  • Knickerbocker Artist, National Arts Club, New York
  • Westchester Art Society Exhibition, White Plains, New York
  • Invitational Group Show, Abraham & Strauss, North Shore Community Arts Center, Manhasset, New York
  • National Arts Club, Winter Exhibition, New York
  • Alba House Gallery, Sea Cliff, New York
  • Garvey's Point Nassau County Natural History Museum, Long Island, New York
  • Invitational Group Show at Macy's, Huntington, New York
  • The Silvermine Guild of Art 18th Annual New England Exhibition, New Canaan, Connecticut
  • Long Beach Public Library, Long Beach, New York
  • HTAL Galleries, Cold Spring Harbor, New York
  • New York State Pavilion, Flushing Meadows, Sponsored by the Recreation and Cultural Affairs Administration, Department of Parks, New York
  • Art Advisory Council of Port Washington Art Exhibition, Port Washington, New York
  • Operation Democracy, Locust Valley, New York
  • 22nd Annual Exhibition Malverne Artist, Long Island, New York
  • Focus on Art Exhibition, Elmont, New York
  • Huntington Township Art League, 12th Annual Exhibition, Long Island, New York
  • North Shore Arts Festival, Long Island, New York
  • Operation Democracy, Locust Valley, New York
  • The National Museum of Sport, 2nd Annual Sports in Art Traveling Exhibition, New York