Marcia Wolfson Ray
3728 Old York Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21218
H (410)467-6726   C (443)326-6312

1995Maryland Institute College of Art, Masters of Fine Arts.
1975Maryland Institute College of Art, Bachelor of Fine Arts.

2018DC Commission On The Arts & Humanities FY 19 Art Bank Program Grant
2018Best in Show-Juried Fine Art & Contemporary Craft, RiverArts, Chestertown, Maryland.
2017Franz and Virginia Bader Fund Grant Recipient
2017Semi-finalist Trawick Prize- Bethesda Contemporary Art Award.
2017Finalist Bakers Artist Awards- Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance.
20172nd Place Winner, Sculpture Category, Overlea Artsfest, Maryland.
2017Honorable Mention Award -Native Landscape of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Adkins Arboretum.
2014Grant from the Washington D.C. Art Bank.
2013Jurors Recogniton Award, Maryland Biennial, University of Maryland, University College.
2012Bakers Artist Awards, b Grant Award Recipient.
2006Semi-Finalist for Trawick Prize, Bethesda, Maryland.
2003Juror's Award, 12th Annual National Juried Show, Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury, Maryland.
2003Sculpture Award, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2001Individual Artist Award Grant, Maryland State Arts Council.
1998Irene Leache Memorial Award, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia.
1995$20,000 Fellowship Award, Mount Royal College of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Maryland.

Solo & Small Group Exhibitions
2021Two person show, Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD.
2021Organic Destruction, Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD.
2021Cumberland Valley Artist Exhibition-Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown,MD.
2020Here/Not Here- Salisbury University Art Gallery. Salisbury, MD.
2020Turbid Landscapes- Three Person show, Catalyst Contemporary, Baltimore, MD.
2020Solo exhibition- Rebecca Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina University, Conway South Carolina.
2019Second Tri-Annual Maryland State Artist Registry Juried Show, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
2019School 33 Art Center 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Baltimore, MD.
2019Solo Show, Library Gallery, Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, MD.
2018PUSH & PULL: Variations on Nature, Brentwood Arts Exchange, Brentwood, MD.
2018Outdoor Sculpture Invitational-Artist in Dialogue with Nature, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD.
2018Juried Fine Art & Contemporary Craft, RiverArts, Chestertown, MD.
2018Asia in Maryland: Expressing Cross Cultural Experience, Asian Arts Gallery, Towson University, MD.
2017Field Work- Artscape, Pinkard Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art.
2017Discovering the Native Landscape of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD.
2016Two Person Show-Chesapeake Gallery, Harford Community College, Harford County, MD.
2016Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD.
2016Outdoor Sculpture Invitational, Artist Dialogue with the Landscape, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely MD.
20168 by Invitation Only-An Invitational Art Exhibit at Chestertown River Arts, Chestertown, MD.
2015Pop- Up Exhibit- Artworks, Maryland Public Television
2015Solo Show-Tony Hungerford Memorial Gallery-College of Southern Maryland , LaPlata,MD.
2015Four person show- Terra Form, Artscape- CCBC Art Gallery, Catonsville, MD.
2015Four person show- Natural Order- Blue Spiral 1 Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina.
2015Solo Show Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Baltimore, Maryland.
2015Three person show- Top of the World Art Gallery, World Trade Center, Baltimore, MD
2015Group show, Carla Massoni Gallery, Chestertown, Maryland.
2015Brentwood Arts Exchange 5th Anniversary Show, Gateway Arts Center, Riverdale, MD
2014Solo Show-University of Connecticut Art Gallery, Stamford, Connecticut.
2014Outdoor Sculpture Invitational Adkins Aroretum, Ridgely, Maryland.
2013Maryland Biennial, University of Maryland, Adelphi, Maryland.
2013Solo Show- Sloan Fine Arts Gallery- Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, Pennsylvania.
2013Unnatural Nature- Silber Art Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.
2013Solo show- Hillyer Art Space, Washington, D.C.
2012Bakers Artist Awards Exhibition- Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.
2012Outdoor Sculpture Invitational- Artists in Dialogue with the Landscape-Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD.
2012Two Person Show- The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
2012Two person show- Brentwood Art Exchange, Riverdale, Maryland.
2011Solo Show, LaGuardia Community College, Long Island City, New York.
2011Solo Show, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland.
2011Solo show, Delaplaine Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland.
2010Nature/Culture, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York.
2010Outdoor Sculpture Invitational 2010, Artists Dialogue with the Landscape, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, MD
2009Hamilton Club, Two person show, Baltimore, Maryland.
2009Solo Show, Botanical Dreams, Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, Maryland.
2009Origins & Interrelationships, three person show, Stevenson University Art Gallery, Greenspring, Maryland.
2009Solo Show, Greater Reston Art Center, Reston, Virginia.
2008Solo Show, James L. Pierce Framing & Gallery, Greenspring Station, Lutherville, Maryland.
2008Solo Show, Montpelier Art Center, Laurel, Maryland.
2008Two person show, Olin Gallery, Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania.
2008New Views: Nature Captured, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware.
2007Off The Wall, South Street Gallery, Easton, MD.
2006Two Person Show, Julio Art Gallery, Loyola College, Baltimore, Maryland.
2005Solo Show, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, Virginia.
2004Two Person Show, Rockville Arts Place, Rockville, Maryland.
2004Performance Art, Mustard Seed Dance Company, Chesapeake Arts Center, Maryland.
2003Au Naturelle, Four person Show, Howard county Arts Center, Ellicott, Maryland.
2002Two Person Show, Columbia Art Center, Columbia, Maryland.
2001Two Person Show, Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland.
2000Solo Show, Bogigian Gallery, Wilson College, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania.
2000Three Person Show, School 33 Art Center, Ashley Kistler, Curator, Baltimore, Maryland.
1999Three Person Show, School 33 Arts Center, Baltimore, Maryland.
1999Two Person Show, Rosenberg Gallery, Goucher College, Baltimore,
1995Graduate Thesis Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.
1994Two Person Show, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland.

Selected Exhibitions
2014Natures Artcade, battle Creek Nature Education Society, Lusby,MD
2011Group Show- Gallery Plan B, Washington, D.C.
2009The Shore: Line, Light & Color, The Main Street Gallery, Cambridge, Maryland.
2008Art MD 2008 Biennial, Juror-Leslie King-Hammond, Howard County Arts Center, Ellicott City, MD.
2008Group Show, Gallery G, Baltimore Maryland

Regional Juried Show, Delaplaine Art Center, Laurel, MD. Juror - Jack Rasmussen, American University.
2007Dislocations, Cade Gallery, Andrea Pollan-Juror, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD.
2006Sculpture Unbound, Edison Place Gallery, Juror-Glenn Harper Ed., Sculpture Magazine, Washington, D.C.

Adkins Arboretum Juried Art Show, Ridgely, Maryland.
200515x15, Alumni Show, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.
2004Monumental Micros, Charlotte & Phillip Hanes Art Gallery, Wake Forest University, North Carolina.

Drawing To Sculpture - Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center, Frederick, Maryland.

Small Works, 2004 Juried Exhibition - Maryland Federation of Art, City Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland.

Monumental Micros , Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
2004Art Competition Exhibit - Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, Maryland.

AngelFalls Studio, Baltimore, Maryland.

Regional Juried Art Exhibit - Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland.
2003Sculptors Inc. Juried Exhibition - Angelfalls Studio, Baltimore, Maryland.

Natural Boundaries - Virtual gallery show, FiberScene Gallery, San Francisco, California.

Faculty Exhibition, Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, Maryland.

12th Annual National Juried Show, Art Institute & Gallery, Salisbury, MD, Juror - Mark Ward, Deputy Director American Visionary Museum Art.

Liriodendron Mansion Art Center, Sculptor's Inc. Show, Belair, Maryland.

Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Show, Artist Janet Fish, Juror, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ira Troy Memorial Exhibition, Hoffberger Gallery, Baltimore Hebrew Gallery, Maryland.
2002Biennial 2002,Peninsula Fine Arts Center, Phillip Pearlstein - Curator, Newport News, Virginia.

Allentown Art Museum, 28 th Juried Show, Janet Fish - Curator, Allentown, Pennsylvania.

70th Annual Cumberland Valley Exhibition, Washington Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland.

Artscape 2002, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

Sculptors Inc. Show, Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland.
2001Embassy of the Republic of Korea, Invitational Show, Washington, D.C.

Annual Wills Creek Survey 2001, Alleghany Arts Center, Cumberland, Maryland.

Fiberart International 2001, Pittsburgh Center For The Arts, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.

Sculpture Now, Pittsburgh Center For The Arts, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

2001: A Sculpture Odessey, Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland.
2000Art Faculty Exhibition, Catonsville Community College, Maryland.

Summer Exhibition, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, New Jersey.

Artscape 2000, City Hall, Baltimore, Maryland.

Annual Juried Exhibition, Claudia Gould, Helen Molesworth, Lorna Simpson- Curators,
1999Sculpture Exhibition, Rice Gallery,Western Maryland College, Maryland.

Art Faculty Exhibition, Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson University, Maryland.

Sculpture 99, Holtzman Gallery, Towson University, Maryland.

Grandstand Sculpture, Contemporary Museum, Timonium, Maryland.
1998Art Maryland '98 Howard County Center For The Arts, Doreen Bolger-Curator, Ellicott, Maryland.

Irene Leache Memorial Exhibition, Chrysler Museum of Art, Carolina Ponce de Leon Curator Norfolk, VA.

Summer Show Newman Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Artscape '98, Maryland Institute College of Art, Olga Viso, Gary Sangster-Curators, Balto. Maryland.

Museum of Contemporary Art, Georgetown,Washington, D.C.
1997Landscapes: Exhibition of Sculpture, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

Artscape '97, Thelma Golden-Curator, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland.

Thunder and Lightning Show, Fulton Hall Gallery, Salisbury State University, Salisbury, Maryland.

American Museum of the Moving Image, New York, New York.
1996Langman Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
1995Transformation Show, Baltimore Life Gallery, Owings Mills, Maryland.
1994Mahler Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1993Howard Community Collge Art Gallery, Columbia, Maryland.

Online Galleries

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Artist Statement