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c marquez

Virginia A. Groot Material Exploration Residency


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Born in Los Angeles, c marquez lives and works just outside of Taos, New Mexico. They earned a BFA from The University of Kansas and an MFA from Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Select work experiences include: print/letterpress/books/papermaking studio coordinator assistant with Penland School of Crafts; artist-in-residence, print studio coordinator and art educator with The Provincetown Art Association and Museum; and print assistant to fellow with the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. marquez previously worked as a graphic designer, package designer, and illustrator. marquez is occasional adjunct faculty with the University of New Mexico, Taos.

Select art honors include: artist-in-residence: Venice Printmaking Studio;

visiting artist:"Beyond our Natural Borders" in Little Rock, AK; inclusion in "The Carved Line" exhibition and book: Albuquerque Museum; named one of the "12 Artists to Know Now in New Mexico": Southwest Contemporary Magazine and inclusion in exhibition showcase of named artists.

artist-in-residence: Dune Shack artist residency at Cape Cod National Seashore; awarded The Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant for sculptors.

Select exhibitions include: "161" Solo Exhibition: The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM; "Subscript,""Livewire," and "Family Room": Form & Concept Gallery, Santa Fe, NM; "Species in Peril Along the Rio Grande": 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM; "Ephemeral": GVG Contemporary, Santa Fe NM; "Sketchbook #30" Book of the Month Solo Exhibition: Taos Center for the Arts, Taos NM; "998" Solo Exhibition: Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe NM. “Viewpoint: Abstract Minimalism in Taos New Mexico”: Exhibition hosted by Taos Abstract Artist Collective at Taos Center for the Arts: Encore Gallery, Taos NM, marquez is represented by Wilder Nightingale Fine Art inTaos, New Mexico, and The Matney Gallery in Williamsburg, Virginia, and has exhibited world-wide.


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