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Born Queens, NY

 

         EDUCATION

         MFA University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

         BFA, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY

         Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY

         (vocational training in sewing, weaving, and computer aided design)

         SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2021   Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2019   Run, Run QuietPLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO 

2020   Love Bites, Manic Snail, St. Joseph, MO

2019   Works on Paper, The In Art Gallery, Edwardsville, IL

    Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2019   Elements and Principles, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO

2019   Terms of Use, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2019   Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2019   Run Riot: A PLUG Project Salon, PLUG Projects, Kansas City, MO 

2019   Wish You Were Here Postcard Show 19, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY 

2018   Faculty Exhibition, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO

2018   Northwest Missouri State University Faculty Invitational Exhibition, University of Nebraska,                Omaha, NE

2018   Alter E(c)o, Art and Design Gallery, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS*

2017   UP CLOSE: The Object Feels, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

          All In Due Time, Art Emergency, Lawrence, KS

2016  Displacement, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

         MFA Candidates Show, Art and Design Gallery University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2014  Garden GALA Auction, Terrace on the Park, New York, NY

2013  Conscious Revisions, Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY

2012  The Last Laugh, Shellzoni Studios at 35 Meadow, Brooklyn, NY

2010  Affordable Art Fair, U-Gallery, New York, NY

2008  Generations: 6, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY

2007  Fragments, Sam Quinn Gallery, Philadelphia, PA*

         SALON de EXSPACE #4, AG Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2003  Push, Dolly Mass Gallery, Purchase NY*

         Selections, Purchase College, Purchase, NY

 

         GRANTS & AWARDS

2021  Faculty Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO

2020  Faculty Research Grant, Northwest Missouri State UniversityMaryville, MO

2018  Hollander Family Foundation Award for Professional Development, University of Kansas,                    Lawrence, KS

2018  Ted Johnson's Interrelations of the Humanities and Arts Award, University of Kansas,                          Lawrence, KS

2018  Koch Cultural Grant, Wichita, KS

2017  School of the Arts Research Grant, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2016  Jack and Lavon Education Award, Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2015  Carrey Scholarship Award: Graduate Teaching Fellowship , University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

2003  Joseph Saldarelli Memorial Award for Academic Achievement, Purchase, NY

         RESIDENCIES

2018   Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency, Kansas City, MO

2007  Aritst's Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT

         COLLECTIONS

2017  Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS

2007  I-Park, East Haddam, CT

2003  Purchase College, Purchase, NY

           

         TEACHING EXPERIENCE (view teaching philosophy)

2021- present

         Adjunct Professor: Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, CO

Studio Seminar: Methods of Inquiry   Observational Drawing

2021- present

         Adjunct Professor: Missouri Western State University, St. Joseph, MO

Figure DrawingIntermediate DrawingTwo Dimensional Design

2018- present

         Adjunct Professor: Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO 

Fibers  Drawing Introduction to Design • Art Appreciation

2016-2018

         Instructor of Record: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Fibers 

        ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2020 SANDLOT GOODS: Seamstress. Kansas City, MO

2020 GOOD WILL: Seamstress. Kansas City, MO

2019 KANSAS CITY COSTUMES: Seamstress. Kansas City, MO

2018 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS: Costume Shop Assistant/Seamstress. Lawrence, KS

2019 WOMEN'S SPIRIT: Seamstress. Kansas City, MO

2017 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS: Wood Shop and Digital Lab Technician. Lawrence, KS

2015 DIEU DONNÈ: Classroom Assistant and Administrative Volunteer. New York, NY

2007 A.I.R. GALLERY: Archives/Press Volunteer. New York, NY

2007 EXIT ART: Archives Volunteer. New York, NY

2003 HAZEN-KAYE ART ADVISORY: Intern. New York, NY

        BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015  Craig, Natalie. The University Daily Kansan: Art in Focus: Marissa Shell, A KU Graduate Student              from New Yorkhttp://www.kansan.com/arts_and_culture/art-in-focus-marissa-shell-a-ku-                  graduate-student-from/article_df39aae8-9c34-11e5-a5e3-f33cd7d555d0.html                                      graduate-student- from/ article_df39aae8-9c34-11e5-a5e3-f33cd7d555d0.html, December, 5.

2014 Sutton, Roberta Felice, and Christian Finbar Kelley. Arts in Bushwick: The Planet's Most                    Important Yard Sale: https://artsinbushwick.tumblr.com/post/86413372235/the-planets-most-           important-yard-sale

2009 Peng, Qi. EXCLUSIVE ASSASSINATION Marissa Shell, Artist Represented by                                      Ugallery: https://theartassassin2.wordpress.com/2009/11/

2007 Rice, Robin. Philadelphia City Paper. Visual Arts. http://citypaper.net/article.php?Visual-Arts-             23310,September.

 

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