Discipline: Visual Art

Marvin Brown

Discipline: Visual Art
Region: Fayetteville, AR
MacDowell Fellowships: 1970
Marvin Brown is an abstract and minimalist artist born in Queens, NY. He taught for many years in the Department of Art and Visual Studies at Brown University and currently lives and works on Long Island's North Shore. As a Fulbright Senior Scholar in the Fine Arts, he was an "Artist in Residence" at Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia, and has taught and traveled extensively. His work can be found at New York Public Library; the Slobodkina Foundation in Glen Head, New York; Virginia Museum of Art; Fogg Museum of Art; Harvard Art Museums; the Center for Innovative Printing at Rutgers University; New Jersey State Museum; and Princeton University Libraries.



Marvin Brown worked in the Eastman studio.

Thanks to the generous support of MacDowell Fellow and board member Louise Eastman, this century-old farm building was reinvented as a modern, energy efficient live and workspace for visual artists. Originally built in 1915 to house a forge and provide storage when the residency program was expanding, this small barn was simply converted for…

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