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Marcia Marcus, American artist. Recipient Walter K. Gutman Fund award, 1961, Ingram-Merrill award, 1964, 77, 82, Rosenthal award, 1964, Childe Hassam Fund Purchase award, 1964, 71, National Education Association Painting award, 1991-1992, Pollock Krasner award, 1992; Fulbright grantee, France, 1962-1963, Ford Foundation Artist-in-Residence grantee, 1966.


Marcus, Marcia was born on January 11, 1928 in New York City. Daughter of Irving S. and Friedal (Gelband) Feitelson.


Bachelor, New York University, 1947.


Visiting professor, various schools universities, since 1964. Visiting artist Vassar College, Cornell Univercity, University of California, others, since 1964.


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    • One-woman shows: March Gallery, 1957, Delancey St. Museum, 1960, Cober Gallery, 1961, Alan Gallery, 1962, 64, Graham Gallery, 1967, Tirca Karlis Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1966, 67, 69, Rhode Island School Design Museum, 1966, Zabiskie Gallery, Mackler Gallery, 1972, Vassar College, 1973, Wellfleet Gallery, Massachusetts, American Counseling Association Gallery, 1974, Everson Museum, 1975, Bloomsburg College, 1976, Elaine Benson, Bridgehampton, Long Island, 1978, Terry Dintenfass, 1979, Wheaton College, Norton, Massachusetts, 1980, Cedar Rapids Art Center, 1980, Ohio State University Museum, Columbus, 1980, Canton Art Institute (25-year retrospective), 1984, Benton, 1986. Exhibited in group shows at Roko Gallery since 1951, Stable Annals, 1953-1954, Sun Gallery, 1958-1960, Whitney Museum American Art, 1960, Finch College Gallery, 1960-1962, Visual Arts School Gallery, Institute Contemporary Art, Butler Institute, Corcoran Gallery, 1966, Museum Modern Art traveling exhibition 1968, McNay Institute, 1976, Everson Museum, 1977, Canton Art Institute, 1985, Ashwagh Hall, Amagansett, 1978, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, Benton, 1991-1992, League at the Cape, 1993, Provincetown Art Association, Massachusetts, McDowell Colony, 1996, 97, Self-Portraits Museum, Louisville, 1998. Works represented in permanent collections at Whitney, Newark, Clark, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Canton, Everson, Hirshhorn, Neuberger museum, Provincetown Art Association, Rhode Island School Design Museum, Hampton Institute, Bowdoin College, University Colorado-Boulder, Randolph Macon Junior College, Bloomsburg College, Purdue University, Best Products, Incorporated, Virginia, others.

      Visiting artist Vassar College, Cornell University, University California, others, since 1964.


Children: Jane, Kate.

Irving S. Feitelson

Friedal (Gelband) Feitelson

Jane Marcus

Kate Marcus