Marcia Cohen

Foundation studies professor


  • B.F.A., painting and drawing, Wayne State University, 1972
  • M.A., painting and drawing, University of New Mexico, 1974


2009 Solo show "Sight Specific," Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia

Awards, recognitions and honors

Fulbright-Hays Fellowship; artist residency: Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico; nominee, United States Artists Fellow; Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia Working Artist Project; Footpaths to Creativity Residency (Azores Archipelago); SCAD Presidential Fellowship


Association Internationale de la Couleur, Emory University Friends of Visual Arts, Atlanta Printmakers Studio, Southeastern College Art Conference, Inter Society Color Council, College Art Association, Union International de la Marionnette, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Jung Society

Publications and Presentations

Selected permanent collections

  • High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
  • Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia
  • United States Information Agency, Washington, D.C.

Visiting artist

  • 2009. Panel Participant, "Re: Viewing Black Mountain College," Asheville, North Carolina
  • 2008. Panel Participant, "Color Effects and Affects," AIC 08, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2005. Panel Participant, AIC Colour 2005: "Artist and Colorist," Granada, Spain
  • 2004. Panel Participant, ISCC: "More Interactions of Color," Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City

Selected solo exhibitions

  • 2010. "Turning: Sketchbooks 1975-2010," ACA Library of SCAD, Atlanta, Georgia
  • 2009. "Sight Specific," MOCA Georgia Working Artist Project, MOCA Georgia, Atlanta , Georgia

Selected group exhibitions

  • 2008. "Paperworks 2008," juror: Samantha Rippner, B.J. Spoke Gallery, Huntington, New York
  • 2008. "Magic Silver," juror: Joyce Tenneson, Eagel Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, Kentucky