About


EDUCATION & BIOGRAPHY

1993 BFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

A fifth generation Californian born in 1971 and currently working in Los Angeles

ARTIST IN RESIDENCE

2012-2014   Sporting Club Russafa , Valencia, Spain

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Cluster, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2013

Distortion, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2003

Impressions Made by Pressure, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

1999

The San Francisco Foundation 1999 James D. Phelan Art Awards in Printmaking, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA,    Jurors: Philip E. Linhares, Chief Curator of Art, Oakland Museum and Karin Breuer, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Auchenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts
Morning, Noon, Night, Cruz L.A. Gallery, Venice, California

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Pinceladas Colectivas, Galería Imprevisual, Valencia, Spain

Group Show, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2014

RussafArt Group Show, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2013

Summer Group Show, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2012

Salón de Primavera, Art Eka Gallery, Madrid, Spain
Director’s Choice, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2011

Next, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas
Art Auction XIV, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

2009

Art Auction XIII, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

2008

La Dolce Vita, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California

2007

Art Auction XII, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

2006

Impression/Ism: Contemporary Urban Impression, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California

2005

Art Auction XI, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Wallworks, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California

2004

Wallworks, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California
Pulp: Works on Paper, Cypress College, Cypress, California
Made in California, City of Brea art Gallery, Brea, California

2003

All Media, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California
RISD Group Show, Orbetello Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Wet Paint, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California
Art Auction X, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

2002

5th Annual Abstract Invitational, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
Made in California, City of Brea art Gallery, Brea, California

2001

All About Abstraction, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California
Auction 9, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Reflections, Forms, Patterns, Sebastapol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California

2000

6th Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Wallworks, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California

1999

Art Auction 8, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California

1998

House Party, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California
One Night Stand 5, Farmer’s Daughter Motel, Los Angeles, California

ARTICLES/PUBLICATIONS

2014

“Where We Are”, RISD XYZ, FALL/WINTER 2014/2015, p.76

2013

Kwun, Katherine, “The Virtuous Art of Marion Wesson”, WordPress, June 13th

Yareham, Bob, “Marion Wesson: Three Years Without a Car”, VLC News, May 21st

Singleton, Kate, “Artist Q&A With Marion Wesson”, BSDA, July

 

2012

Keith, JJ, “Marion Wesson, Nasoki Box Installation”, WordPress, February 21

Singleton, Kate, “Artist Q&A with Marion Wesson”, BSDA, April

 

2010

Singleton, Kate, “Artist Crush: Marion Wesson”, Art Hound, September 22

Tucker, Kristin,”Profiles”, MAAM, p15-16

1999

News, “Kala Names Phelan Award Winners”, Artweek, October, p.2

“Portfolio: Class Notes”, RISD Views, Winter 1999, p. 40-41

1998

Art, Opening, “Marion Wesson: Parallel”, BUZZ Weekly, January 16-22, p.16

Art, “Marion Wesson: “Parallel”, Venice Magazine, volume X, number 4, January, p.67

1995

Art Picks of the Week, “We Also Recommend”, LA Weekly, April 4-10, p.148

CATALOGS

2014   RussafArt, Valencia, Spain, May

2013   Distortion, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2006   Impression/Ism Contemporary Impressions, City of Brea Art Gallery

2003   Wet Paint, Contemporary Painting Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery

1995   Forbidden Paradise, MOCA at Bergamot Station

REPRESENTATION

Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

WORKS ON CONSIGNMENT

BSDA, Brooklyn, New York

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Fidelity Corporate Collection

Tailwater Corporate Collection

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