Marcia Söderman, MFA, painter and artist
-Independent curator of 7 exhibitions.
-Museum Education Professional, 6 years, The Minneapolis Institute of Art and the Minnesota Museum of American Art.
-WARM Mentor (Women’s Art Resources of Minnesota), 2007-2018.
-Assistant Professor and College Adjunct Faculty, of Art, Art History and Women in Art, 25+ years, St. Catherine University, University of Minnesota and Hamline University.
-14 WARM juried & member shows, Art-a-Whirl 2011-2018, St. Paul Art Crawl Spring & Fall, 2016-2018.
-2 Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA_Twin Cities) member juried shows in 2016.
-2 ARTISTRY juried members’ show, 2010 & 2011, Bloomington, MN.
-Work in private & public collections including Boynton Health Services, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
SELECTED RECENT EXHIBITIONS:
Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM), two exhibitions: Jemez Springs Art Gallery, NM, May 2019; and Clovis Community College Art Gallery, Clovis, NM, June 2019.
Alis Olsen & Marcia Söderman, A Celebration of the Natural World, Plymouth Congregational Church, Minneapolis, MN, October 28-December 5, 2018.
Ekphrasis, Sister Arts: Poetry & Visual Art, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI, paired with poet Morgan Grayce Willow, June 22-July 28, 2018.
ART FORCE MSP juried Showcase Exhibition for the Minneapolis Convention Center, December 2017-June 2018.
Falling Water (Traces of Minnehaha Falls), 11 works in the juried exhibition of Hudson Hospital & Clinic Healing Arts Program, Hudson, WI, July - October 2017.
Shark Reef , A Literary Online Magazine, launched in 2001 by the writers of the San Juan Islands, Washington State, Winter 2017.
Zoetic – Our Cumulative Legacy, WARM member juried exhibition,
juried by Ingrid Restemayer, Robbin Gallery, Robbinsdale, MN, January 2017.
The Women and Money Project Exhibition, juried by Ellen Schillace, WCA MN Chapter president and Dr. Lyndel King, Weisman Art Museum Director, for the Minnesota Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art, and the Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Regis Art Center, Minneapolis, September – December 2016.
It’s Personal!, WARM exhibition in conjunction with The Women and
Money Project, Regis Center for Art, Minneapolis, Septemer 2016.
WARM Guerillas: Feminist Vision Exhibition, juried by founding member, Hazel Belvo, WAM curator Diane Mullin, curator Jennifer Phelps, and graffiti artist JoJo, Grain Belt Bottling House, NE Mpls,. Feb.-Mar. 2016.
Stepping Back, Looking Forward: Honoring Feminist Vision, juried by Women’s Caucus for Art, Minnesota Chapter, with the Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, January-February 2016.
Sustainable Acts: Mother Earth’s Embrace, juried group show, University of Minnesota, Roslye B. Ultan, curator, October 2015 – January 2016.
An Artist Responds to the Natural Elements, solo show, the Marsh at Minnetonka, a Wellness and Balance Center, curated by Ruth Stricker, Director, with assistance from Molly Wheatley, Minnetonka, MN, January - March, 2016.
WARM Comes Back to the NORTH LOOP: WARM Self-Portraits, juried by Jantje Visscher, Gallery One, Tractor Works, Minneapolis, Sept.-Nov. 2015.
UNFORESEEN: Poetry & Art, guest art-curator and artist, co-curated
with poet, Morgan Grayce Willow, Gallery One TractorWorks, Spring 2015.
ECLIPSE Air Water Fire Light, solo show, Gallery One TractorWorks, curated by Ronald Ridgeway, Art Leadership Program, Minneapolis, Fall 2014.
Light—Air—Water—Vapor, solo show by invitation, Healing Arts Program, Hudson Hospitals & Clinics, OB Unit, Hudson, WI, Summer 2013.
Travelogue: On the Road to Discovery, Ronald Ridgeway, curator, Gallery One, BMW of Minnetonka, 2013 (with F.Christianson, R.Edgar, A. Olsen).
Water, Wisdom and Well-Being, Twin Cities TOSCA magazine Featured Artist Event, March 24, 2012, Minneapolis.
Living Green Art Expo Exhibition, juried and curated by Roslye Ultan, Minnesota State Fair Art Building, St. Paul, May 6-8, 2011.
Women and Water Rights: Rivers of Regeneration, juried by Lucy Lippard, 2010, Regis Center for Art, Univ. of Minn., + Rochester, MN + Hudson, WI.
Water - Distillations solo show, Jan.-March, 2010, Bohlander Arts, Mpls.
Studio Visit, Vol. 9, 2010, International Contemporary Artists, Vol. 2, 2011.
Twin Cities TOSCA magazine, featured cover artist, Summer 2011, Winter 2014.
M.A. and PhD in 19th and 20th century art history, emphasis on Women in Art, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
MFA, Painting and Drawing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis