Honorable Mention

c marquez

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 occassional 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.

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.

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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