Sarna Marcus


Artist's Resume



LATITUDES –ARTISTS FROM THE WASHINGTON WOMEN'S ARTS CENTER.  A celebration of the art of ninety artists selected from more than a thousand works by WWAC members between 1975 and 1987, at the Katzen Arts Center, American University, Washington, DC. Through August 

DC  BLURRING THE BOUNDARY—Solo Exhibition, Foundry Gallery, Washington DC. September 2017

ALL THAT JAZZ—Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC. April 2017.

FLORA AND FAUNA—MFA Circle Gallery (award), Annapolis, MD. June 2017

ARTISTS & MAKERS II GALLERY —Resident Artists Exhibition  (Juried), Bethesda, MD. March 2017

FOUNDRY GALLERY—Members' Gallery, Washington, DC. Monthly throughout 2016.

STROKES OF GENIUS—MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD November 2016

WATERWORKS—MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis, MD  April 2016

BARE THE WALLS—Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC. July 2015

FOUNDRY GALLERY—Members' Gallery Washington, DC, January to July 2015

STROKES OF GENIUS—MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART (MFA) Circle Gallery, Juried Competition. Annapolis, MD. November 2014 

​SMALL WONDERS—MFA Circle Gallery, Annapolis MD. December 2014

WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND?—Juried Competition, Strathmore Center for the Arts, Bethesda, MD, January 2015

MARYLAND FEDERATION OF ART (MFA). Circle Gallery, International Competition. Annapolis, MD. November 2014 

​THE CONVERSATION BEGINS—Washington ArtWorks. Rockville, MD. September 2014

UUCR GALLERY—Universal Uniterian Church Rockville. July 2014

ANNUAL LABOR DAY ART EXHIBITION—Friends of the Yellow Barn. Glen Echo, MD, 2014

FIREWORKS EXHIBIT—Members Exhibition, Foundry Gallery. Washington, DC.  July 2014

WASHINGTON ARTWORKS, Rockville, MD, Juried Group Show, April 2014 

CREATIVE CONNECTIONS—Capitol Arts Network (CAN). January 2014, Rockville, MD

CIRCLE GALLERY, Maryland Federation of Art —January 2014, Annapolis, MD

FOUNDRY GALLERY—September through December 2013, Members’ Gallery. Washington, DC.  

​VINeYARDS & WINERY AT LOST CREEK—Leesburg, Virginia. August 4 - September 27, 2013.  Two paintings exhibited 

FOUNDRY GALLERY—August 2013. Members’ Gallery. Washington, DC. Two paintings exhibited

STONE TOWER GALLERY—ARTS8, Artists in Residence. Glen Echo, MD, 
April, May, and June 2013. Group of 8 painters of varying styles—from pure abstract to moody representational—who were affiliated with the Yellow Barn at Glen Echo Park

INTERSECTIONS—2-Person Show, Yellow Barn Gallery. 1–2 June 2013. Glen Echo, MD. 24 paintings and drawings, including current work (2010 to present) and archival work produced during early period (1970s and 1980s) 

ARTS8 GROUP SHOW—Opening Reception 26 April 2013, Stone Tower Gallery, Glen Echo Park, Maryland. Five paintings exhibited

EXHIBITIONS—Early Period (1970s-80s)

​​WASHINGTON WOMEN'S ARTS CENTER—Work was included in select group shows

A WOMAN'S PLACE GALLERY— Solo show 1980, Rockville, MD



Foundry Gallery, Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. Juried member

Capitol Arts Network (CAN), Rockville, MD. Resident artist and Juried member

Maryland Federation of Art (MFA), Annapolis, MD.  Juried member


Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Graphic Arts & Illustration; Fine Arts

Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY.  Painting with Oils. Moses Soyer instructor

Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC. Painting, Special Projects

University of Maryland, College Park, MD. Graduate painting classes; work towards degree in Landscape Architecture

Yellow Barn, Glen Echo, Maryland. Advanced Concepts in Abstract Painting with Jordan Bruns, Artist in Residence

The Art League, Alexandria, Virginia.  Study with Rachel Collins and Bonny Lundy, watercolorists