Marnie J Blum

MARNIE J. BLUM

2322 Lyon Street

Raleigh, NC 27608

831.917.1384

mjbart@live.com

MarnieJBlum.com

 

 

PROFILE

Mixed-media painter and collage artist working primarily in water-based media (acrylics, inks, water-soluble crayons) also incorporating clay, fibers, paper, and writings; Marnie approaches her art in a multi-layered fashion to emphasize the complexity of her subject matter. 

 

EXHIBITIONS

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: a 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 Featured Artist, 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

2015/6-8Group 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

2015/1     Featured Artist, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC (forthcoming)

2014/12   Group Exhibition, “To: From:,” Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2014/11    Group Exhibition, “Animals,” Juried, Colors of Humanity Art Gallery,

                  www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com

2014/10   Group Exhibition, Carolina Color, Juried, A Shopping Spree!, Raleigh, NC

2014/10   Group Exhibition, SCIENCE fair, Juried, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

2014/9    Solo Exhibition, A Soul’s Journey, Blake Street Shops & Studios, Raleigh, NC

2014/9    Group Exhibition, High Tea, Carolina Mixed Media Guild, Blake St., Raleigh, NC

2014/7    Featured Artist, #seemetakeover, Times Square, NY

2014/6-7 Solo Exhibition, Orange County Library Summer Art Exhibit, Hillsborough, NC

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

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 Print Media

A Tale of My Own Making featured in “Incite 3: The Art of Storytelling. The Best of Mixed Media,” North Light Books, September 2015 (forthcoming).

Hype featured in “Incite 2: Color Passions.  The Best of Mixed Media,” North Light Books (October 2014). 117.

Exposed featured in “Incite: Dreams Realized.  The Best of Mixed Media,” North Light Books (September 30, 2013). 88.

 

Online Media

Mary Ann Kennedy, “Artist Feature,” Artspace Social Media Platforms, (August 8-12, 2016)

Alexandrea Lassiter, “The Scene During Third Friday in Durham,” artsnownc.com, (July 16, 2016)

Carolyn Edlund, “Art & Meaning,” artsyshark.com, (June 30, 2016)

Henry Domke, “50 Healing Art Organizations,” HenryDomke.com, (November 25, 2014)

“Abstracts 2014 Art Exhibition Part 3 Special Merit,” Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, 1:16 (October 2, 2014)

“Abstracts 2014 Online Art Exhibition - Part 2 – Painting Category,” Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, 2:30, (October 2, 2014)

“Abstracts Art Exhibition – Special Merit Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, (October 1, 2014)

“Abstracts Art Exhibition – Painting Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, (October 1, 2014)

Renee Phillips, “Marnie J. Blum Creates Universal Stories in Mixed Media Paintings,” ManhattanArtsBlog.com, (September 24, 2014)

Alex Thomsen, “Framed Stories: First Friday Art Walk in Raleigh,” ArtsNowNC.com, (September 8, 2014) “SeaScapes Art Exhibition – Special Merit Category,” LightSpaceTime.com, (September 2014)

“SeaScapes 2014 Online Art Exhibition Part 2 – Special Merit & Photography & Digital Categories”, Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, 1:05, (September 4, 2014)

Jenn Hales, “Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild’s High Tea,” BlakeStreetShops.com, (August 22, 2014)

Jenn Hales, “A Soul’s Journey – Marnie J Blum,” BlakeStreetShops.com, (August 20, 2014)

Lucinda Munger, “Orange County Public Library to Exhibit Local Artist Marnie Blum,” Orange County Public Library, (May 30, 2014.)

Melinda Greenwaldt, “Marnie Blum: An Art Supply Junkie,” AuCourant.com, (April 2014)

“Links To Art We Love,” Artsy Shark, (April 2014)

“All Women Art Exhibition – Painting & Other,” LightSpaceTime.com, (April 2014)

“All Women 2014 Online Art Exhibition- Part 2 – Painting Category”, Light Space & Time YouTube Channel, (April 2014) 2:39.

Strathmore Online, featured in Facebook banner and website advertising (2011)

 

AWARDS

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

2014      Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, Abstract Art Exhibition, Special Merit, Accidental Bliss; Special Recognition,        Soundscape

2014      Featured Artist, Manhattan Arts International

2014      Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, SeaScapes Art Exhibition, Special Merit, The Thundering Rocks at Jade Cove

             2014      Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery, All Women Art Exhibition, Special Recognition, Exposed

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

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

 

AFFILIATIONS

ArtSpace, Artist Member, Raleigh, NC

Abstract and Contemporary Artist Forum, Raleigh, NC

Carolina Mixed Media Art Guild, Raleigh, NC

Roundabout Art Collective, Circle of Friends, Raleigh, NC

Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

Wake Forest Guild of Artists, Wake Forest, NC