Born Queens, NY
2018 MFA University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2003 BFA, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY
2011 Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, New York, NY
(vocational training in sewing and weaving)
2019 Elements and Principles, Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO
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
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
2018 Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Residency, Kansas City, MO
2007 Aritst's Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT
2017 Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
2007 I-Park, East Haddam, CT
2003 Purchase College, Purchase, NY
TEACHING EXPERIENCE (view teaching philosophy)
Adjunct Professor: Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, MO
• Introduction to Design
• Art Appreciation
Instructor of Record: The University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
• Fabric Dyeing and Print Resist Processes
• Screen Printing Textiles
2015 Craig, Natalie. The University Daily Kansan: Art in Focus: Marissa Shell, A KU Graduate Student from New
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. May 21.
2009 Peng, Qi. EXCLUSIVE ASSASSINATION: Marissa Shell, Artist Represented by Ugallery.
2007 Rice, Robin. Philadelphia City Paper. Visual Arts.
2007 Howard, Jt.. Submissions Magazine: Featured Purchase Alumni. August.
2006 Nalley, John. Leaves of Glass: Synchronicity of Palettes. http://leavesofglass.blogspot.
com/search?updated-max=2007-08-07T11:03:00-05:00, December, 6.