Résumé
Born 1939, Valparaiso, Chile (U.S. Citizen)






EDUCATION

1974 Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, California, M.F.A.
1962-1968 Art Student's League, New School for Social Research, Studio School and private studies with artist Ethel Schwabacher.
1962 Park College, Kansas City, Missouri, B.A.

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GRANTS and RESIDENCY

2001 Individual Artist Grant from the City of Pasadena Cultural Affairs Division and the Pasadena Arts Commission.
1981 Nominated for the A.V,A. award sponsored by Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA) of North Carolina.
1974 McDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H.

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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2003 • Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, San Bernardino, CA.
UT COELUM, a video installation.
1999 • California Museum of Photography, University of California, Riverside, CA.
S-T-R-E-T-C-H-I-N-G, a video installation.
1987 • Rio Hondo College Art Gallery, Whittier, CA, Sculpture Installation,
1986 • Heidi Park and Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, Park and Courtyard Installation,
• Arts Center, City of Mildura, Australia. Park and Gallery Installations.
1985 • Junior Arts Center, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA.
NOMADIC SCULPTURES - CANTO PRIMARIO.
• Fine Arts Gallery, Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA, Sculpture Installation.
1981 • Works, San Jose, CA. "Reveberations", Sculpture Installation.
1980 • Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.,
Sculpture Installation. City wide Architectural Sculpture Exhibition, poster announcement and catalog.
1979 • Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sculpture Installation.
1977 • Moreau Gallery Three, Saint Mary's college, Notre Dame, Indiana, Sculpture Installation.
• Vanguard Gallery, Los Angeles, CA., Sculpture Installation.
1976 • Vanguard Gallery, Fullerton, CA, Sculpture Installation.
1974 • Brand Library Art center, Glendale, CA, Sculpture Installation.
1973 • Libra Gallery, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA, Sculpture Installation.

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2002
  • Fullerton Museum Center. Fullerton CA, Art Heals, Art Works.
  • Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, New Works - New Spaces,
    "6 IN 1 TO 64 Choir" video installation.
  • Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, Art Heals, Art Works.
  • 2000
  • Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, CA, Drawing on the Portrait, video installation.
  • 1999
  • Centruy Gallery, Sylmar, CA, Emotion and Light, "VOICES" video installation.
  • 1997
  • El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrance, CA, Supplication - Artists Respond Bodily Illness, "Stretching" video installation.
  • Municipal Art Gallery, "Los Angeles Juried Exhibition", "Tracings" a single channel video.
  • 1990
  • El Camino College Art Gallery, Torrence, CA, The Desert.
  • 1987
  • The Women's Building Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, The Quest for Balance.
  • 1984
  • Art Gallery, Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA,California Bookworks: The Last Five Years.
  • 1983
  • Chrysalis Gallery, Claremont, CA, Group Exhibition.
  • 1980
  • Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, CA, Architectural Sculpture.
  • Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Architectural Sculpture Models. Poster announcement and catalog.
  • 1979
  • Hera Gallery, Wakefield. R.I., Structures. Catalog
  • Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Abstractions/Sources/Transformations.
  • 1978
  • Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA.
  • 1977
  • Art Gallery, El Camino College, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Lang Art Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, Paper Art. Catalog.
  • Pasadena Artist's Concern, Pasadena, CA.
  • 1976
  • Moreau Gallery Three, Saint Mary's College Notre Dame, Indiana, Works on Paper.
  • Libra Gallery, Claremont, CA, Contemporary Masters Exhibit. Catalog.
  • 1974
  • Lang Art Gallery, Claremont, CA, Young Sculptors.
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    VIDEO and PERFORMANCE

    2002 California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA. NEW MEDIA/NEW WORKS performance event including video installation. October 9.
    2002 Glass Membrane: Scanner to Screen, curated by Ted Fisher, California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA. March 23-May 12.
    2002 Producer and host of Close up on the Arts, a program which focuses on artists and their work in Pasadena and L.A., CA.
    2001 Engagements (short digital videos) Alexander-Clarke, Lopez Garcia, Kugelman, DeLeon, Dilley. California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA. September 30th.
    1995 "Di-Vi-Trans", a video/choral performance with Sally Monk and choir Altadena Congregational United Church of Christ, Altadena, CA. 5 April.
    1985 - 1989 Sixteen single channel videos broadcast on Pasadena Community Television
    1981 "A Reading of the Tablets", performance, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA. 2 May.
    1978 "Listening", performance, Brookside Park, Pasadena, CA. 26 June.

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    BIBLIOGRAPHY -- REVIEWS

    2003
  • Suvan Geer, "Marsia Alexander-Clarke at the Robert V. Fullerton Museum," Artweek, April.
  • Mario Cutajar, "Continued and Recommended, AIM IV: Interference Patterns," ArtScene, April
  • 2002
  • Victoria Martin, "New Work, New Spaces'" Artweek, June.
  • 1985
  • Marga Bijvoet, "Reatoring the Balance", Artweek, 10 August p.5.
  • Diana Rico, "Sculptures move 'From Here to There'", Daily News, 7 July.
  • 1981
  • Melinda Wortz, "Measurements of Time and Structures of Experience," Artweek 1 November, p. 5.
  • Suzanne Muchnic, "Sculpture Becomes a Sctructure," Los Angeles Times, 27 October.
  • 1979
  • William Wilson, "Abstract Art More Historic than Modern" Los Angeles Times, Calendar, 18 March.
  • Suzanne Muchnic, "Art Walk", Los Angeles Times, 20 April, 1979, Part 4, p.9.
  • Announcement, ArtWeek, 28 April 1979.
  • Gail Stavitsky, "From Abstractions to Inception" , 24 March 1979.
  • 1978
  • Lea Thompson, "Dimensional Paintings, Pyramidal Sculptures", Artweek, 30 September.
  • 1977
  • Suzanne Muchnic, "Marsia Alexander's Sculptural Wrappings", Artweek, 2 July.
  • 1974
  • William Wilson, "'Young Sculptors' at Home at Scripps" Los Angeles Times, 16 December.
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    BIBLIOGRAPHY -- ESSAYS

    2003
  • Betty Brown, "Re[con]Figured Tableaux; Postmodern Images of the Sacred," ArtScene, February.
  • Jay Belloli, "Marsia Alexander-Clarke: An Introduction," catalog, Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, San Bernardino, CA, February.
  • Cynthia Morril, "UT COELUM, video installation," catalog, Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, February.
  • 1999
  • FOTO TEXT, brochure, Quarterly Calendar of UCR/California Museum of Photography, Stretching: A Spiritual Journey, article by Kevin Boyle (fall).
  • 1990
  • Artspace Sound as Sculpture by Suvan Geer . (Jan/Feb).
  • 1985
  • Contemporary American Woman Sculptors: Illustrated Bio-Bibliographical Directory, Virginia Watson Jones, ed. Onix Press, Phoenix, Arizona.
  • 1983
  • ARTS AND ARCHITECTURE Volume 2, #3 In Search of Self Through Nature by Marga Bijvoet.
  • 1980
  • ARCHITECTURAL SCULPTURE, "The Inside Picture from the Outside", catalogue essay by Lucy R. Lippard, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art.
  • ARCHITECTUAL SCULPTURE- PROJECTS, Michael Smith, catalog essay.
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    COLLECTIONS

    • Joni Gordon, Los Angeles, CA.
    • Dennis Hudson and Nancy Noble, Irvine, CA.
    • Roy and Pam Kroll, Claremont, CA.
    • Roland Reiss, L.A. CA.
    • International Paper Co., New York

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