Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Marsha Cottrell

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1994, 1996, 1999, 2002

Marsha Cottrell lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Cottrell was educated at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (M.F.A.) and Tyler School of Art (B.F.A.).

She is the recipient of the 2013 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Award; Fellowship grants from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, New York Foundation for the Arts; John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship; and was a member of the Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program.

Cottrell has had solo exhibitions at Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco (2016); Eleven Rivington, New York, NY (2015); g-module, Paris, France (2003); Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY (2003); Gaga, New York, NY (2000), among others. Group exhibitions including Cottrell’s work have been at museums across the US and abroad.



Marsha Cottrell worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The small building was originally entered on the…

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