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2012 “Saturday Art Review of Marilyn Fenn by C.J. Shane”

2012 “The Exploration of Art and Design; Shapes, Color, Lines, and Composition: An Interview with Marilyn Fenn”
by Charles van Heck, Woodhull Arts Journal
2010 “She paints tornadoes with a twist,” Interview on The Weather Channel

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions
2009 The E-word: Recent Work of Marilyn Fenn, Bay6 Gallery and Studios, Austin, TX
2006 Abstract Paintings and Prints of Marilyn Fenn, Quack’s Maplewood, Austin, TX
2005-2006 Artwork of Marilyn Fenn, Austin Regional Clinic at Far West, Austin, TX
2004 Paintings and Prints of Marilyn Fenn, Austin Java Co., Barton Creek Mall, Austin, TX
2003 Art Without a Safety Net, solo virtual art exhibit sponsored by Salem Design
Artwork of Marilyn Fenn, AVAA Exhibit at Carr America, Austin,TX
Art in the Country, with Kelly Borsheim, Borsheim Arts, Cedar Creek, TX
1990 Marilyn Fenn: Paintings and Drawings, Execucom Systems Corporation, Austin, TX


Group Exhibitions
2012 GROW Forth: Group show benefiting Urban Patchwork, Austin, TX
Guest artist in the For the Love of Art Exhibition, Austin Art Space, Austin, TX
2011-2012 2011 People’s Gallery Exhibition in Austin City Hall, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
2011 5 x 7 Art Splurge & Exhibition, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
2010 East Austin Studio Tour: Cherrywood Artists, Vortex Theater, Austin, TX
AVAA Members Show, Studio 2 Gallery, Austin, TX
2009 History and Hot Wax: Encaustic Art, Museo Gallery at Great Hills, Austin, TX
Working in Wax, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
Degrees, Gallery M Squared, Houston, TX
5 x 7 Art Splurge & Exhibition, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
2008-2009 AVAA 2D Works at ABIA, East Gallery, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin TX
2008 7th Annual East Austin Studio Tour, Marilyn Fenn Studio, Austin, TX
Fused Expressions, Bay6 Gallery and Studios, Austin TX
Real and Imagined, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Ft. Worth, TX
Texas Kaos/Netroots Nation After Party and Art Exhibit, Bay6 Gallery and Studios, Austin TX
5 x 7 Art Splurge & Exhibition, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, TX
2007 Blue Genie Art Bazaar, Monarch Events Center, Austin, TX
3rd Annual 12 x 12 Exhibit, Artspoken Gallery & Studios, Austin, TX
6th Annual East Austin Studio Tour, Marilyn Fenn Studio, Austin, TX
WAR-Artists Respond, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
AVAA’s 30th Anniversary Exhibit and Reunion, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
2006 5th Annual East Austin Studio Tour, Marilyn Fenn Studio, Austin, TX
2004 “Charisma,” VU Austin Exhibit, AVAA Gallery and Studios, Austin, TX
AVAA Exhibition at Austin Regional Clinic, ARC South Clinic, Austin, TX
2003 AVAA Member Exhibition, AVAA Gallery and Studios, Austin, TX
36th Annual Artists’ Harvest, Crockett Center, Austin, TX
Topographies, Studio2 Gallery, Austin, TX
1993 BFA Exhibition, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Death: Born in the U.S.A., Lithuanian Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
1992 Sampling of Art from S.A.I.C., MWMWM Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Horizons in Art, Old Orchard Gallery, Chicago, IL
1988 Arts and the Community Exhibition, Southwestern Bell, Austin, TX

 

EDUCATION

1992 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA, Painting
1989 Austin Community College, AA, Fine Art
1983 University of Texas at Dallas, BA, English


Painting Workshops
2007 Andrew Long, various classes at Austin Museum of Art School, Austin, TX
2002 Charles Wildbank, artist workshop at Giogalto Villa, Tuscany, Italy
1999-2002 Noel Robbins, various classes at Robbins Studio and Austin Museum of Art School, Austin, TX

 

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2003-pres. Creation and maintenance of artist websites (view list)
2006 Painting Commission – private collector
2005 Painting Commission – private collector
Instructor, “Water Soluble Media”: Miller Blueprint’s “Hands on Art” classes – Austin Artist Harvest/FACET Exhibition
Painting Techniques Demonstration: Austin Palette Club
2004 Instructor, “Color Mixing”: Miller Blueprint’s “Hands on Art” classes – Austin Artist Harvest/FACET Exhibition
2002 Panel speaker, “Getting the Most Out of Your Fine Art Website”: Austin Visual Arts Association’s Leading Visions Seminar Series

 

ASSOCIATIONS

School of the Art Institute of Chicago Alumni Association: Member
Arthouse at the Jones Center/Austin Museum of Art: Member
Blanton Museum of Art: Member
Former member of Austin Visual Arts Association, Texas Wax and Texas Society of Sculptors (board member)

SELECTED COLLECTORS

Ms. Christine Albert and Mr. Chris Gage, Austin, TX
Ms. Kati Allen and Mr. Tom Ide, Austin, TX
Ms. Jill Alo, Austin, TX
Mr. Didier and Ms. Shirley Bardon, Austin, TX
Ms. Lindsey Barlow, Austin, TX
Ms. Anna Blisky, Austin, TX
Ms. Ave Bonar, Austin, TX
Ms. Priscilla Boston, Austin, TX
Ms. Sheryl and Mr. Kevin Brown, Austin, TX
Ms. Carthy Bouressa, Austin, TX
Ms. Gina Ress and Mr. Marc Buchanan, Durango, CO
Mr. & Mrs. Jason Calloway, Florida
Mr. Derek Casarez, Austin, TX
Mr. Alma Casso, Austin, TX
Ms. Nysha Chaderton, Austin, TX
Mr. Dave Cole, Salt Lake City, UT
Ms. Jody Dyke Eichblatt, Houston, TX
Dr. Darien Fenn, Portland, OR
Ms. Rose D. Greer, Logan, UT
Ms. Frances and Mr. Ragan Haggard, Austin, TX
Mr. Brooks Hamilton, Austin, TX
Ms. Sharon Hanson, Austin, TX
Ms. Yvonne Hansen, Austin, TX
Ms. Susan Jaeschke, Austin, TX
Ms. Dessa Jarmon, Tacoma, WA
Ms. Lisa Jones, Austin, TX
Ms. Donna Kinney, Austin, TX
Ms. Nisha Lamaye, Austin, TX
Ms. Claudia Langford, Austin, TX
Mr. Clay Leben, Austin, TX
Mr. Pete Mangan, Austin, TX
Mr. Bruce Martin, Austin, TX
Ms. Suzy Millar Miller, Georgetown, TX
Ms. Margaret Mills, Austin, TX
Ms. Patty Olwell, Austin, TX
Mr. and Mrs. T.J. Palvino, Austin, TX
Mr. Elliot Panek, Austin, TX
Ms. Jackie Powell, Austin, TX
Ms. Christine Prugh, Austin, TX
Ms. Barbara Putrino, Austin, TX
Ms. Fran Rich, San Antonio, TX
Mr. Noel Robbins, Austin, TX
Ms. Nicole Rodriques, Austin, TX
Ms. Pamela Richards, Houston, TX
Mr. Brian Siewert, Brentwood, TN
Ms. Veronica Sorto, Austin, TX
Ms. Betsy Thaggard, Austin, TX
Ms. Patri Vawter, CA
Mr. Hank Waddell, Austin, TX
Mr. Bill Wahlgren, Austin, TX
Ms. Jane Walton, Austin, TX
Ms. Gwendolyn Hill Webb, Austin, TX
Ms. Candace York, Austin, TX
Ms. Deborah Zeigler, Austin, TX
Ms. Francie Greene, Austin, TX
Private Collector, Austin, TX
Private Collector, Albuquerque, NM
Private Collector, San Antonio, TX
Private Collector, Appleton, WI
Private Collector, Cumberland, MD
Private Collector, New York, NY
Ms. Laura Ricci, Milwaukee WI
Private Collector, Sarasota, FL
Private Collector, Palo Alto, CA
Private Collector, Ypsilanti, MI