EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts, Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
Access Student, Ceramics, CU Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2002
Bachelor of Art, Studio Art, CU Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2001
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017-present
Assistant Professor of Art, Head of Ceramics
California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2017-present
Coordinator, Juror, NCECA's Project Space Exhibition, NCECA (US)

2016-2017
Lecturer of Art, California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

2015-2017        
Adjunct Professor of Art, Ventura College, Ventura, CA
 
2014-2017          
Adjunct Professor of Art, (online courses), Temple College, Temple, TX
 
2008-2014              
Associate Professor of Art, tenured, Ceramics & Sculpture Area Head, Temple College, Temple, TX
 
2011-2014           
Executive Board Member, Treasurer, Texas Sculpture Group, TX (statewide)

2011-2013               
Coordinator, Juror, NCECA’s Projects Space Exhibition, NCECA (US) 
 
2011                        
Mentor, Arthouse’s Advanced Young Artists Program, Arthouse, Austin, TX

2008                        
Adjunct Faculty, Ceramics Department, The University of Texas at Austin,
Austin, TX

2007-2008               
Adjunct Professor, Ceramics Department, Concordia University Texas, Austin, TX

2007-2008               
Adjunct Professor, Foundations Department, Concordia University Texas, Austin, TX

2004-2007               
Teaching Assistant, Ceramics Department, The University of Texas at
Austin, Austin, TX

2006                        
Teaching Assistant, Foundations Department, The University of Texas at
Austin, Austin, TX

2001-2004               
Co-Founder, Co-Curator & Lead Coordinator, Gallery Sovereign, Boulder, CO
 

RECENT & UPCOMING SOLO EXHIBITIONS
  • Marianne McGrath & Cheryl Thomas, Santa Paula Museum of Art, Ventura County, CA, 2018  (upcoming)
  • New Work (Title TBA), Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX (upcoming)
  • Passage, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX, 2013
  • What I See, What I Saw, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM, 2012
  • New Work by Marianne McGrath, Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX, 2009
  • Thoughts on Long Drives, TC Art Gallery, Temple, TX, 2009
 


SELECTED RECENT & UPCOMING SMALL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
  • Ventura College Art Faculty, Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA
  • CSU Channel Islands Faculty Exhibition, Camarillo, CA 
  • Art Walk Ventura, Ventura, CA (upcoming)
2016
  • Ventura College Faculty Exhibition, VC Gallery, Ventura, CA
  • Salon, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
  • ArtWalk Ventura, Bell Arts Factory, Ventura, CA
2015 
  • International Tool Show, Medalta Museum, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • Small Works, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
  • Art on The Green Invitational, Kemp Center for the Arts, Dallas, TX
  • Temple College Faculty Exhibition, Temple College, Temple, TX
  • 5 Decades: Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 
  • Bell Arts Factory Annual, BAF, Ventura, CA
2014   
  • Pricilla Hoback & Marianne McGrath, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX 
2013 
  • Personal Landscapes, Box 13, Houston, TX (part of NCECA 2013)
  • Rene Alvoardo & Marianne McGrath, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
  • Regional Ceramic Exhibition, Haggerty Gallery, UDallas, Dallas, TX
  • A Call to Arms Invitational, Temple College Art Gallery, Temple, TX
2012   
  • Resident Exhibition, Les Manning Gallery, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada
  • Across the Divide, Coconino Art Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
  • CAMEO: Emerging Artists in Texas, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX 
  •  The People’s Gallery, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
  •  Six Pack Show, San Angelo Museum of Art, San Angelo, TX 
  •  Springboard, ArtPost, Austin, TX 
  •  E.A.S.T., ArtPost, Austin, TX
  •  Art From the Ashes, Big Medium, Austin, TX 
2011  
  • The Contemporaries, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
  • E.A.S.T Group Show, Big Medium, Austin, TX
  • Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • E.A.S.T., ArtPost, Austin, TX
  • Kaleidoscope, ArtPost, Austin, TX 
  • Advanced Young Artists at Arthouse Exhibition, Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • NCECA’s Projects Space, Tampa Exhibition Center, Tampa, FL
  • Six Pack Show, Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX
  • Inspired Surfaces, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
  • Datchuk/McGrath/Takaba-Emergeing Ceramic Artists in TX, COM, Texas City, TX
  • Springboard, ArtPost, Austin, TX
  • Masters & Protégés, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
  • 5x7, Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • University of Dallas Regional, Haggerty Gallery, UDallas, Dallas, TX
  •  Springboard, ArtPost, Austin, TX
  •  Temple College Faculty Exhibition, TC Art Gallery, Temple, TX
  •  University of Dallas Regional, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Wichita Falls, TX
2010  
  • Clay 2010, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
  • Kaleidoscope, ArtPost, Austin, TX 
  • Craft Texas, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, Houston, TX
  • E.A.S.T., ArtPost, Austin, TX
  • Ultralab: Marianne McGrath & Scott Proctor, ArtPost, Austin, TX
  • Masters & Protégés, Cultural Activities Center, Temple, TX
  • The People’s Gallery, Austin City Hall, Austin, TX
2009   
  • The Magnificent Seven, Houston Decorative Center, Houston, TX
  •  Inspiration in Education, 18 Hands Gallery, Houston, TX
  •  University of Dallas Regional, Haggerty Gallery, UDallas, Dallas, TX
2008   
  • 2008 Annual Juried Art Exhibition, Live Oak Art Center, Columbus, TX
  • Rising Stars: Marianne McGrath & Erin Curtis, Richter Gallery,     Austin, TX
  •  Rare Earth, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
  •  Annual Faculty Exhibition, CUTG, Concordia University TX, Austin, TX
2007   
  • Eklektikos 07: Marianne McGrath & Rino Pizzi, Till Ricter Gallery, Austin, TX
  • CODA II, Visual Arts Complex, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 
  • Amarillo 600, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
  • Dallas Ceramic Competition, Haggerty Gallery, UDallas, Dallas TX
2006  
  • Making It Alone, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX
  • San Angelo National Ceramic Competition, SA Museum of Art,         San Angelo, TX
  • 5 x 7, Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • Related: Mass Gallery Inaugural Show, Mass Gallery, Austin, TX
  • GRID, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX
2005  
  • Marianne McGrath & Michael Anderson, OxBow Gallery, Saugatuck, MI
  • Shade, Creative Research Lab, Austin, TX 
  • Fellowship Group Show, OxBow Gallery, Saugatuck, MI
  • 5 x 7, Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • Marianne McGrath: Line Studies, Closet Space Gallery, UT Austin, Austin, TX
2004  
  • CLUTCH/FLOW, Studio 107, Austin, TX
  • Lines, Closet Gallery, UT Austin, Austin, TX
2003 
  • Own It: Gallery Sovereign Owners’ Show, Gallery Sovereign,    Boulder, CO
  • Fever, Core New Art Gallery, Denver, CO
  • Response: Recent Work By Marianne McGrath, Gallery Sovereign, Boulder, CO
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • Nisha: Magazine of Israeli Design, “Marianne McGrath,” Spring 2016.
  • The Ventura Country Star Free Press, "Ventura Sculptor Reflects on Urbanization..." May 21st, 2015.
  • The Times Record, "Female Sculptors at the Kemp," May 15th, 2015
  • The Crafts Report, "Alternative Practices: Marianne McGrath," Feb 2015
  • Ceramics Monthly, "Transitioning Environments: Marianne McGrath," Jan, 2014
  • The Crafts Report, "Marianne McGrath," April, 2014
  • Austin American Statesman, "Monthly Picks: Marianne McGrath," 9/19/13
  • Tribeza Magazine, "Artist Spotlight: Marianne McGrath," Diego Vega, Austin,   TX, April 2013
  • NCECA Catalog"NCECA's Projects Sapce 2013," Houston, TX, March 2013
  • Aether, "The Best of EAST," Austin, TX, October 2012
  • Ceramics Now, “The Work of Marianne McGrath,” Romania, March 2012
  • NCECA CAtalogNCECA's Projects Space 2012," Seattle, WA, March 2012
  • ArtCzar“Talking with Marianne McGrath,” March 2012
  • Austin Fusion Magazine, “Marianne McGrath,” Austin, TX, March 2012
  • NCECA Catalog, “NCECA’s Projects Space 2011,” Tampa, FL, March 2011
  • Austin Monthly, Editor, “East Austin Studio Tour Highlights,” Austin, TX,  November, 2011
  • Craft Texas 2010 Catalog, Editor, “Craft Texas: 2010,” Houston, TX, Dec, 2010
  • Taylor Daily Press, Blundell, Judy, “The Big Idea: The Work of Marianne McGrath,” Oct 10, 2009
  • Belton Journal, Staff, “Art Exhibit May Be a Long Drive of Enjoyment," 9/17/09
  • Temple Daily Telegram, Toman, Emily “The Life of Long Drives,” 9/17/09
  • Temple Daily Telegram, Renfrom, Ryan “Clay Play,” January 11, 2009
  • CODA II Catalog, Walker, Jade “CODA II”, Austin, TX, April 2007
  • American Craft, Lovelace, Joyce “San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts,”  Minneapolis, MN, Sep ‘06
  • San Angelo National Ceramic Competition Catalog, Lancaster, Ann “Juror’s
  •  Statement,” 2006
  • Making It Alone Catalog, Campbell, Andy “Marianne McGrath,” Austin, TX,  2006
  • Shade Catalog, Codlin, Alex “Marianne McGrath,” Austin, TX, 2005
  • Austin Chronicle, Editor, “Pick of the Week,” August 26, 2005
  • The Daily Camera, Riedy, James “A Room of Their Own,” Boulder, CO, 8/8/02
 

AWARDS, HONORS & FELLOWSHIPS
2014  
  • Austin Art in Public Places Commissioned Artist, Austin, TX
2013  
  • Feature Artist of the Year, SJC Department of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
2012  
  • ARTPACE International Residency Program, Short-listed Artist, San Antonio, TX
  • International Artist in Residence, Medalta International AIR Program, Canada
2011  
  • NCECA’s Projects Space Participant, Tampa, FL
  • Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program, Arthouse, Austin, TX
2007  
  • Award of Merit, Dallas National Ceramic Competition, University of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Graduate Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2006  
  • Graduate Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2005  
  • OxBow Summer Fellowship, OxBow School of Art, in asscioation with the School of the Art Institue of Chicago, Saugatuck, MI
  • David Deming Endowed Scholarship in Studio Art, UT Austin, Austin, TX
  • Kelly Fearing Endowed Scholarship in Art, UT Austin, Austin, TX
  • Graduate Travel Grant, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
2004  
  • Certificate of Excellence in Teaching Assistance, UT Graduate Forum, UT Austin, Austin, TX
  • Graduate Travel Grant, University of Texas, Austin, TX
 
 

RECENT WORKSHOPS, DEMONSTRATIONS & LECTURES GIVEN
2017
  • Artist Lecture, California State University Channel Islands Art Program, Camarillo, CA
  • Artist Lecture, Ventura College Art Department, Ventura, CA
2015       
  • Visiting Artist, Ventura College Ceramics Department, Ventura, CA
  • Artist Lecture, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
2014       
  • Artist Lecture, Gallery Shoal Creek, Austin, TX
2013       
  • Artist Lecture & Workshop, San Jacinto College, Houston, TX
2012       
  • Visiting Artist, UT Austin Studio Art Graduate Program, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX
  • Artist Lecture, Las Cruces Museum of Art, Las Cruces, NM
2011       
  • Sculpture Workshop, Young Artists at Arthouse Program, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • Guest Speaker, Arthouse’s New World Kids Program, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX
  • Sculpture Workshop, Guest Speaker, TIPS on Art Summer Programs, Austin, TX
  • Visitng Artist and Artist Lecture, College of the Mainland Department of Art, Texas City, TX
2010       
  • Artist Lecture, Live Oak Art Gallery, Columbus, TX
2009       
  • Artist Lecture, Temple College Art Gallery, Temple, TX


RECENT RESIDENCIES
  • Medalta International Residency Program, Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, Summer 2012
  • OxBow School of Art, in association with the Art Institute of Chicago,         Saugatuck, MI, Summer 2005
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