Resume - vitae

MARILYN GROCH

ORMOND BEACH, FLORIDA



EDUCATION:

MFA - Otis Art Institute of Los Angeles, CA, 1979
BA - San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 1974



SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

University Center Concourse Gallery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, "In Focus", April-May 1998

New Media Gallery, Ventura College, Ventura, CA, "Expressive Figurations", March, 1996

Santa Monica Library Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, "Outtakes From Life", April 1993

El Camino College Library Gallery, Torrance, CA, October 1990

Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA, October 1984, February 1982, and May 1980



TWO-PERSON EXHIBITION:

Dyer Arts Center, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
“Perspective Fusions”, June 4 – June 30, 2014

Gallery 15, Rochester, NY
“Inner Abstraction, Outer Realities”, March 23-May 4, 2002



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

Hyatt-Regency Orlando, Orlando, FL (Organized by OMA)
“1st Thursdays Spring Exhibition”, March 1 – June 20, 2017

Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
“Common Objects”, February 22 – March 25, 2017

Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, Deland, FL
“Articulating Gatsby”, January 2 – January 3, 2017

Orlando Museum of Art – First Thursday, Orlando, FL
“Eat or be Eaten”, June 2, 2016

The Sibley Building, Rochester, NY
“Fine Art Blooms at Sibley”, May 30 – June 5, 2015

Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL
“The Machine”, September 25 – October 26, 2013

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
“6x6x2009”, June 6 – July 12, 2009

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
“6x6x2008”, June 6 – July 6, 2008

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
“The Big 3-0”, June 8 – June 22, 2007

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
“[Object]ivity” December 1, 2006-January 14, 2007

Cazenovia College Art Gallery, Cazenovia, NY
“Pattern + Pulse”
November 21 – December 18, 2005

Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
“82nd Annual Spring Show”, April-June, 2005

Rochester Contemporary, Rochester, NY
“Summer Members Show” July-August, 2004

Claypool-Young Art Gallery, Morehead State University, Morehead, KY
“Pop, Rock & Roll: Popular Culture in Contemporary Art” January-February, 2003

Little Theatre Gallery, Rochester, NY
“Group Exhibition”, January-February, 2003

Link Gallery at City Hall, Rochester, NY
Tempo Members exhibit, December, 2002-January, 2003

The Center at High Falls Fine Art Gallery, Rochester, NY
"The Car, the Highway and the American Scene", September-October 2001

Cultural Center for Fine Arts, Parkersburg, WV
"Realism 2001" March - May 2001

Esmay Fine Arts Gallery, Rochester, NY
"Get Out of Town!" July-August 2000

S.O.T.A. Gallery, School of the Arts, Rochester, NY
Group Show, September-October 1999

Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center, Auburn, NY
"Made in New York '99", June-August 1999

The LRC Gallery, Nicolet College, Rhinelander, WI, "Tenth Northern
National Art Competition", July-September 1997

Nazareth College Arts Center, Rochester, NY
"28th Annual Tempo Exhibition", March 1997

Pyramid Arts Center, Rochester, NY
"27th Annual Tempo Exhibition", November, 1996

Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
"55th Rochester-Finger Lakes-1996", August-November, 1996

Modesto Junior College Gallery, Modesto, CA.
"Five New Realities", March, 1995

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Art Rental and Sales Gallery, Los
Angeles, CA, "Rental Division I", September 1994

Southern California Women's Caucus for Art, Roberts Art Gallery,
Santa Monica, CA, "Taboo", November 1987

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA,
"Yardart", Summer 1986

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA, "Silver Jubilee Retrospective",
November - December 1983

Newport Harbor Art Museum Rental Gallery, Newport Beach, CA,
Three-person exhibition, April 1983

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA, "Bagged Art",
November, 1982 - January 1983

California State University, Los Angeles Exploratorium Gallery, Los
Angeles, CA, "Interiors", August 1982

Roberts Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA "Recent Works", Two-person
Exhibition, October 1982

Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA, "The Real Thing:
Southern California Realist Painting", April - June 1982

Downey Museum of Art, Downey, CA,
"Configurations III", March 1982

Long Beach City College Fine Arts Gallery, Long Beach, CA, "Varied
Images: Selected Artists from the Orlando Gallery", January 1982

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA), Santa Ana, CA,
First Annual Juried Exhibition, Betty Turnbull, Juror, July 1981

Loyola Marymount University, Malone Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,
"A Fine Line: A Drawing Show", September 1980

Orlando Gallery, Sherman Oaks, CA, 1979 – 1984



SELECTED REFERENCES:

“Realism 2001, XIII Annual National Competition”,Cultural Center of Fine Arts,
Parkersburg, WV, Catalogue for “Realism 2001”, p.9

"Feminist Issues - in Fine Form", The Los Angeles Times, by Josef
Woodard, March 14, 1996, Ventura County Weekend, Sights"

"Diverse Realities in College Art Show", The Modesto Bee, by Leo
Stuzin, April 2, 1995, p. F-1

"1987 Juried Exhibitions", Southern California Women's Caucus For
Art, Catalogue for "Taboo", 1987, p. 13

"The Galleries", The Los Angeles Times, by Marlena Donahue, October
12, 1984. Part VI, p. 15

"Distinction in Realist Painting", The Los Angeles Times, by William
Wilson, May 19, 1982. Part VI, p. 1

"The Real Thing", by Dr. Lynn Gamwell. Catalogue for "The Real
Thing: Southern California Realist Painting", at the Laguna Beach
Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA, April 1982. Pps. 12, 14, 34;
Illustration, p. 30

"Southern California Realist Painting", Orange County House and
Garden, May, 1982, Visual Arts, p. 66.

"Realism Exhibit Gets Emotional Responses. , Laguna News Post, by
Diana McSweeney, May 6, 1982, Art Scene, p.14.

"The Real Thing in Southern California", West Art, April 23, 1982,
Vol. 2l, No. 15, p.l.

"The Galleries", The Los Angeles Times, by Suzanne Muchnic, May 16,
1980, Part VI, p. 10.

Otis Art Institute of Parsons' School of Design, Portfolio and
Exhibition Catalog, News School Bulletin, Vol. 37, No. 2, September 1979.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Artist-in-Residence, Fairport High School, Fairport, NY: 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009

Artist-in-Residence, West Irondequoit School District , Irondequoit, NY: 2007