UPCOMING: SOLO EXHIBITION @ DIANNE TANZER GALLERY + PROJECTS / 15 JUNE - 13 JULY 2013
Donna Marcus has earned a PhD at Monash University, Melbourne, 2006 and a Master of Arts (Visual Arts), City Art Institute (University of New South Wales) 1988.
Marcus has held numerous residencies overseas such as the Studio Residency Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, University of Tasmania (1995), Inaugural Global Arts/Sofitel Artist in Residence Sofitel Hotel Melbourne, Xiandong Academic Exchange – Griffith University, (2007), Australia Council Skills and Development Grant (London Studio Residency) Arts Development Grant, Arts Queensland (2001).
In 2009 Donna Marcus was commissioned by Cox Rayner Architects Curator Jacqueline Armistead, Brisbane, Brisbane City Council ABN Amro + Denton Corker Marshall for STEAM Brisbane City Square and King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
In 2010, Marcus was the Queensland representative for the Australian Pavilion, World Expo Shanghai, and her work is now part of the New Contemporary Art Museum collection soon to be completed in Nanjing, Jiangsu.
Marcus' work has been acquired by a number of prominent art collections including: Artbank, Ballarat University, Ballarat Regional Art Gallery, Brisbane City Hall Collection, Gold Coast City Art Gallery, Griffith University, Kunst von Frauen in der Sammlung Ulla Pietzsch Berlin, Parks Victoria, Pat Corrigan, Power Ombudsman of Victoria, Sale Regional Gallery and the William Dobell Foundation.
Recent solo exhibitions include Slip, dianne tanzer gallery + projects, Melbourne (2011); Re-entry, Fed Sauare, The Atrium, Melbourne (2010); 360 °, Sofitel Hotel, Melbourne (2010). She has also participated in several group exhibitions including Australian Pavilion Shanghai, World Expo Shanghi- Queensland representitive (2010); and White Hot, dianne tanzer gallery + projects, melbourne (2010).
August 23, 2012
Donna Marcus is featured in the current issue of Green Magazine. This five-page feature article sheds light on Donna’s unique practice and provides an insight into her incredible studio in Queensland’s Mt Tamborine. Congratulations Donna on a stunning article. Be … Continue reading
April 26, 2012
Donna Marcus’ latest commission for Lend Lease is in the process of being installed in Mackay, Queensland. A stunning constellation of her ubiquitous sculptural forms. The work entitled True North features four colourful, star-shaped installations. Watch this space for the … Continue reading
April 4, 2012
Donna Marcus features in Marita Bullocks book Memory Fragments, Visualising Difference in Australian History.It investigates a series of works by four established and highly regarded artists who all make use of discarded objects hence the title Memory Fragments. The book … Continue reading