Marnie J Blum

Marnie J Blum

250 Jason Way

Youngsville, NC 27596

831-917-1384

mjbART@live.com

www.MarnieJBlum.com

 

Awards

2016 Honorable Mention, "the beginning of everything" Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange

2014 Special Merit, “Abstract” Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

2014 Special Recognition, “Abstract” Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

2014 Featured Artist, Manhattan Arts International

2014 Special Merit, “SeaScapes” Online Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

2014 Special Recognition, “All Women” Online Art Exhibition, Light Space & Time

 

Exhibitions

2017 - 7-8 Group Exhibition, Truth To Power 5, Juried, Pleiades Gallery, Durham, NC

2016 - 7-9 Group Exhibition, CAMstellation: Celebrating Artists in Our Community, CAM, Raleigh, NC

2016 - 7-8 Group Exhibition, Truth To Power 4, Juried, Pleiades Gallery, Durham, NC

2016 - 7 Group Exhibition, Our Daily Migration, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2016 - 6 Group Exhibition, SCOPE 2016: the southern landscape, Juried, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2016 - 5 Group Exhibition, Exposed: Nudes in Art 2016, Juried, Litmus, Raleigh, NC

2016 - 4 Group Exhibition, beginning of everything, Juried, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2016 - 1-present Solo Exhibition, I Believe in Therapy, Raleigh, NC

2015 – 12 Group Exhibition, To: From: Holiday Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 12 Featured Artist, Holiday RAWk, AW Artists, Lincoln Theatre, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 9 Group Exhibition, N.E.W., Juried, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 6-8 Group Exhibition, United Arts Council, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 7 Group Exhibition, Werd, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 6 Featured Artist, Skyhouse Raleigh Model Apartment, Raleigh, NC

2015 - 2 Featured Artist, My Carolina Today Show, WNCN (NBC affiliate)

2015 - 2 Group Exhibition, Members Challenge, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC 

2015 – 1 Group Exhibition, Community Show, The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

2015 – 1 Featured Artist, Exchange Gallery, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2014 – 12 Group Exhibition, To: From: Holiday Exhibition, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2014 - 11 Group Exhibition, “Animals,” Juried, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery,  www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com

2014 – 10-11Group Exhibition, Carolina Color, Juried, A Shopping Spree!, Raleigh, NC

2014 - 10 Group Exhibition, SCIENCE fair:, Juried, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC (juried by Lynn Scarff, Interim Director of Science Gallery, Dublin, Ireland)

2014 - 9 Solo Exhibition, A Soul’s Journey, Blake Street Studios, Raleigh, NC

2014 - 9 Group Exhibition, “High Tea,” Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild, Blake Street Studios, Raleigh, NC

2014 - 7 Featured Artist, #seemetakeover billboard exhibition, Times Square, NY

2014 - 6-7 Solo Exhibition, winner of juried summer exhibition, Orange County Public Library, Hillsborough, NC

2014 - 2 Solo Exhibition, Anatomy of the Soul, Sunflower Studio & Gallery, Wake Forest, NC

 

Collectors

Amy McMillan, Raleigh, NC

Amy Myton, Raleigh, NC

Catherine Conkey, Portland, OR

Rob & Linda Caldwell, Raleigh, NC

Lubi Lang, Raleigh, NC

Sabrina Francis, Raleigh, NC

Iris Musselwhite, Raleigh, NC

Lexi Batchelor, Raleigh, NC

Michael Wogalter, NC

Natalie Elkin, NC

Harmon Henderson, NC

Damon Crumley, Santa Barbara, CA

Sharon Crawford, NC

 

Print Media

Tonia Jenny, "Incite 3: The Art of Storytelling," North Light Books, September 2015.

Tonia Jenny, “Incite II, Color Passions: The Best of Mixed Media,” North Light Books, October 2014.

Wake Forest Weekly, exhibition announcement, Wake Forest, NC, Februaury 13, 2014. 1, 16A.

Tonia Jenny, “Incite, Dreams Realized: The Best of Mixed Media,” North Light Books, September 2013. 88.

 

Online Periodicals

Melinda Greenwaldt, “Marnie Blum: An Art Supply Junkie,” Au Courant, April, 2014

 

Website Publications

Xernay Aniwar, "Truth To Power," indyweek.com, July 5, 2017. https://www.indyweek.com/indyweek/truth-to-power/Event?oid=6904982

Alexandrea Lassiter, “The Scene During Third Friday in Durham,” artsnownc.com, July 16, 2016 http://www.artsnownc.com/scene-third-friday-durham/

Carolyn Edlund, “Art & Meaning,” artsyshark.com, June 30, 2016 http://www.artsyshark.com/2016/06/30/art-meaning/

Sarah Powers, “First Friday at VAE: The Exchange Gallery,” Visual Art Exchange Newsletter, January 2, 2015. http://clicks.skem1.com/preview/?c=569&g=5845&p=7f6696b9f7aa4a3a61e95862400f1410

Henry Domke, “50 Healing Art Organizations,” November 25, 2014. http://henrydomke.com/blog/2014/11/25/50-healing-art-organizations/

“Abstracts 2014 Art Exhibition Part 3 Special Merit,” Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, October 2, 2014. 1:16 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3GmlvOIQLs

“Abstracts 2014 Online Art Exhibition - Part 2 – Painting Category,” Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, October 2, 2014. 2:30. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz4WuzjkVfY

“Abstracts Art Exhibition – Special Merit Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, October 1, 2014. http://www.lightspacetime.com/abstracts-art-exhibition-special-merit-category/

“Abstracts Art Exhibition – Painting Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, October 1, 2014. http://www.lightspacetime.com/abstracts-art-exhibition-painting-category/

Renee Phillips, “Marnie J. Blum Creates Universal Stories in Mixed Media Paintings,” ManhattanArtsBlog.com, September 24, 2014, http://www.manhattanartsblog.com/marnie-j-blum-mixed-media/

“We ♥ SeeMe Pro-Members Vol.6,” Facebook.com, September 2014. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.852653708092781.1073741910.111327998892026&type=1

Alex Thomsen, “Framed Stories: First Friday Art Walk in Raleigh,” ArtsNowNC.com, September 8, 2014, http://artsnownc.com/2014/09/08/framed-stories-first-friday-art-walk-raleigh/

“SeaScapes Art Exhibition – Special Merit Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, September 2014. http://www.lightspacetime.com/seascapes-art-exhibition-special-merit-category/

“SeaScapes 2014 Online Art Exhibition Part 2 – Special Merit & Photography & Digital Categories”, Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, September 4, 2014. 1:05. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frgkWA3Gf-Q&feature=youtu.be&list=UUCuDk1yU2HkDWFoEB99mSXw

Jenn Hales, “Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild’s High Tea,” BlakeStreetShops.com, August 22, 2014. http://blakestreetshops.com/2014/08/22/carolina-mixed-media-art-guilds-high-tea-september-11th-6pm/

Jenn Hales, “A Soul’s Journey – Marnie J Blum,” BlakeStreetShops.com, August 20,2014. http://blakestreetshops.com/2014/08/20/a-souls-journey-marnie-j-blum/

Lucinda Munger, “Orange County Public Library To Exhibit Local Artist Marnie Blum,” Orange County Public Library, May 30, 2014. http://www.co.orange.nc.us/library/pressreleases.asp#blum

“Links To Art We Love,” Artsy Shark, April 2014. http://www.artsyshark.com/links-to-art-we-love/

“All Women Art Exhibition – Painting & Other,” LightSpaceTime.com, April 2014. http://www.lightspacetime.com/all-women-art-exhibition-painting-other/

“All Women 2014 Online Art Exhibition- Part 2 – Painting Category”, Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, April 2014. 2:39.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ncYDX9w3HQk&app=desktop

 

Education

2015 Wake Technical Community College, Raleigh, NC (AFA Transfer Program)

1988 University High School, Los Angeles, CA (art focused curriculum)

 

Independent Studies

2016 Sacred Landscape, Ivy Newport

2015 Three Dimensional Design, Wake Tech

2015 Two Dimensional Design, Wake Tech

2015 Painting an Allegory: Concept to Canvas, Martin Wittfooth

2015 Acrylic Painting: Basic & Beyond, Michael Lynne

2015 Year of the Spark, Carla Sonheim and Lynn Whipple

2015 Life Book 2015, Tamara Laporte plus 25 others

2014/15 Studying Under the Masters (Portraits and Self-Portraits); Jeanne Oliver, Jane Davenport, Cori Dantini, Robin Fingher, Gillian Lee Smith, Teresa McFayden

2014 Blobimal Artist Books & Junk Mail Artist Books, Carla Sonheim

2014 Daring Adventures in Collage, Mati McDonough

2014 Magic Making, Alena Hennessey & Mindy Lacefield

2013Abstract Fine Art Painting, Robert Joyner

2013 Art Journaling Live Workshop, Julie Fei-Fan Balzer, Traci Bautista, Pam Carriker, Dina Wakley

2013 Bloom True, Flora Bowley

2013 Canvas Create, Donna Downey Studios

2013 Daring Adventures in Paint, Mati McDonough

2013 LifeBook 2013,  Tamara Laporte plus 24 others

2013 The Abstract Expressionist Process, Joe Diguilio

2012 Canvas Create, Donna Downey Studios

2012 Composition for Collage, Claudine Hellmuth

2012 Creative Chemisty, Tim Holtz

2012 Your Living Canvas, Christy Tomlinson

 

Teaching Experience

2014-7 Mixed Media Art Workshop, Orange County 4H, Hillsborough, NC

 

Organizations

Abstract and Contemporary Artist Forum, Raleigh, NC

ArtSpace, Artist Member, Raleigh, NC

Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild, Raleigh, NC

Roundabout Art Collective, Circle of Friends, Raleigh, NC

Visual Art Exchange, Exhibiting Member, Raleigh, NC

Wake Forest Art Guild, Wake Forest, NC