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Allegra Marquart Edit Profile

artist , educator

Allegra Marquart, American artist, educator. MacDowell Colony fellow, 1991, Virginia Center Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, 1994. Member Southern Graphics Council, Print & Drawing Society Baltimore Museum, Maryland Printmakers, National Association Women Artists.

Background

Marquart, Allegra was born on July 12, 1943 in Buffalo. Daughter of Courtland Marquart and Marjorie (Leland) Briggs.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1969. Master of Fine Arts, Ohio University, 1972.

Career

Instructor art Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 1972-1976. Professor printmaking Maryland Institute College Art, Baltimore, since 1976. Advisory board Black Cherry Puppet Theatre, Baltimore, since 1990.

Artist residency Hungarian Multicultural Center, Budapest, 1998.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Collections include Zimmerli Museum Art, New Brunswick, New Jersey, Huntsville (Alabama) Museum Art, Philadelphia Museum Art, Baltimore Museum Art. Prints public Rutgers Center Innovative Print & Paper, 1999, Goya-Girl Press, Incorporated, 1999.

Membership

Member Southern Graphics Council, Print & Drawing Society Baltimore Museum, Maryland Printmakers, National Association Women Artists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hiking, traveling.

Connections

Married Joseph James Ockler, September 24, 1963 (divorced 1992). 1 child, Heather.

father:
Courtland Marquart Briggs

mother:
Marjorie (Leland) Briggs

spouse:
Joseph James Ockler

child:
Heather Marquart