1993 M.F.A. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
1990 M. A. Columbia University, New York City, NY
1989 Studio Arts Center International, Florence, Italy
1983 B.A. Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT


Artificially Free of Nature; New Paintings, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NY

Museum of the City of Lost and Found, Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

KK Projects, New Orleans Biennial

Tender, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, NY
scopeNewYork, guest installation artist

scopeMiami, This Store Too, guest performance artist, curated by Melanie Cohn, New Museum
ARTWALK NY, This Store Too, installation, New School, NY

Remnants of Luxury in Forbidden Play, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York
Distilled Lives, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY, catalog
Marion Wilson, Dowd Fine Arts Center, SUNY Cortland, Cortland, NY

Playing War, Sculpture Center, New York, NY, video/public project, funded by Gunk Foundation

Playing War, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Marion Wilson: Recent Work, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton,NY

Boy and Memory Rags, Olean Public Art Gallery, Olean, NY,

Automata Urban Poems and Other Dead Things (Performance and installation in an Armory Square storefront,) Syracuse, NY

Abjections/Devotions; Two person exhibition, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH

Corporeal Investigations, George Ayers Cress Gallery, University of Tennessee, TN
Marion Wilson: Corpus Politik, Thomas Moore College, KY, Visiting Artist

Corpus Politik, Tangeman Gallery, University of Cincinnati, OH


PULSE, Miami 2015, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NY

Wavehill Art and Gardens, Bronx, New York; Prickly, Tender and Steamy: Artists in the Hothouse
Herbert Johnson Museum, Cornell University; Beyond Earth Art; curated by Andrea Inselmann.
Bronx River Arts Center, Terrier; curated by Tattfoo Tan

Ramapo College, It’s the end of the world and I feel fine, curated by Amy Lipton (panel)
Palitz Gallery, Lubin House, New York, NY, curated by Ruth Appelhof

Cultura Digital Festival, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Jainero, Brazil

BMW GuggenheimLab, “Urban by Nature”, panel and Public Painting workshop
Scenery, landscape in the 21st century, curated by Tanya Rumpf, 27PK, Haarlem, NL
Beyond the Horizon, curated by Amy Lipton, Deustche Bank Gallery, NY

Future Tense, curated by Dede Young, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York

Sculpture Center, NYC, University of Trash, Architecture in Crisis

Retail Value, Dorsky Gallery, LIC, NY, curated by Patricia Phillips

SelfHouseSelf, Redhouse ArtsCenter, Drawings with Michael Burkard

2005 Obsession, ThreadArt, Seattle, WA, curated by Rhonda Lane Howard

Counter Culture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC
Selections, curated by Barry Walker, MOMA, International Print Center
BANG!, Little Gallery, Colgate University, catalog, essayist Lucy Lippard
Maternal Metaphors, Rochester Center of Contemporary Art, catalog

Residuum, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Arts, New York, NY
Culture of Violence University Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst,traveling exhibition, curated by Helaine Posner and Donna Harkavy, catalog. Bowdoin Museum of Art, Harn Museum, University of Florida,(2002)

Recent Acquisitions, Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
War Games, The Workspace Gallery, New York, NY,

Elements 2000,The New House Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, NYC,

The Body in Question, The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY, curated by Alice Stites
Everson Museum of Art Biennial, Syracuse, NY, curated by Bill Arning

Open Studios, International Studio Program, NYC

B.A.B.Y., 1708 Gallery, Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts Contemporary Art, Traveling exhibition with catalog. NEA Exhibition Grant, curated by Jan Riley.

Separating Self: Art about Identity, Selected works from the Robert Schiffler Collection
Watertower Gallery, Louisville Visual Art Association. traveling exhibition.

Instinctive Appetite; (3 installations), Machine Shop Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

International Print & Drawing Biennial, Taipei Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan
Invitational Exhibition, Cumberland College Gallery

Small Works Exhibition; (1st prize award;) Schoharie County Arts Council, National 93 curated by Ann Philbin
Books, In Situ Gallery, Cincinnati, OH


Art in America, "Counter Culture on the Bowery and vicinity", Cathy Lebowitz, Nov. 2004
TimeOut New York, Treasure Hunt, Linda Yablonsky, Aug.5-Aug.12, 2004
New York Times, "The New Museum's Non-Museum", Randy Gordon, July 24, 2004
Sculpture Magazine, "Marion Wilson," review at Cheryl Pelavin Gallery, Jan Riley, Spring 2004
ArtNews, review, Mary Schnedier Enriquez, April 2004
New York Times, Art Guide, Ken Johnson, May 2003
Juliet, "Marion Wilson," Pietro Valle, February 2003
Syracuse Post-Standard, Katherine Rushworth, "At the End of the Row," June 15, 2002
The Culture of Violence (catalog introduction), Donna Harkavy, and Posner Helaine. Amherst, Ma: University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, 2002
New Art Examiner, "Survival Strategies, Gearing up for Autarkic Communities or Post-Political Society," Sue. Spaid, 2001
Public Art Review, "Sculpture Center Installation," November 2000
Sculpture Magazine, review, "Playing War", by Thomas Piche, Jr. October 1999
New Art Examiner, "Test Family, Children in Contemporary Art", Michelle Grabner October 1999
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY, "Playing War," (catalog) essayist: Bill Arning, May 1999
Buffalo Daily News, review of "Playing War", by Richard Herrington May 1999
Syracuse Post Standard, profile story, "Syracusan is awarded prestigious residency" by Sherry Chayatt, Sept 1998
Sculpture Magazine, "Outdoor Public Sculpture", (1997)
Daily Press, Norfolk, VA "B.A.B.Y. art is an exhibit that disturbs", Mark St. John Erickson 1997
The Beacon, "B.A.B.Y. panelists coo and cry about parenthood", Holly Webster 1997
The Virginian Pilot, Virginia Beach, VA, "Baby Boom", Teresa Annas 1997
City, Rochester, NY, "At Pyramid:a sumptuous new "Invitational", by Ron Netsky Jan. 1997
Boy and Memory Rags (Brochure) essayist: Judith Meighan 1997
Richmond Style Weekly, "Oh Baby" by Paulette Roberts-Pullen Fall 1996
Richmond Papers, "Exhibit's baby theme cries for attention", by CeCe Bullard Fall 1996
Syracuse Herald Journal, Stars Magazine, "Big Important Town Opens Dialog", Sherry Chayatt Spring 1996
International Biennial Print & Drawing Exhibition (Catalog) 1994, Taipei, Taiwan
National Fifteenth Edition Exhibition Directory(cover photo "Fat") 1994
Cincinnati Enquirer, "Opening a Window into Human Rights Problems in Cincinnati, Owen Findsen Dec. 1994
WCKY Radio, Solo Interview as chief organizer and exhibitor of "Protest Issue 3, Window Installations," Cincinnati, OH 1994


2013 Sam and Adele Golden Foundation; Painting Artist Residency, New Berlin, NY
2012 Chancellors Award, Syracuse University
2010 Wave Hill Art and Gardens, Artist Residency, Bronx, NY
2010 Shaw Center for Community Engagement; MLAB 601 Tully; Syracuse University Teaching award
2002 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist in the Schools, artists in residency grant
2000 Gunk Foundation, public art project – video and sculpture
2000 New York Foundation for the Arts, Artist in the Schools, artists in residency grant
2000 Sculpture Space, Utica, NY, funded residency
1999 Millay Colony for the Arts, endowed fellowship for a sculptor, Nancy Graves Foundation
1998 International Studio Program, NY, sponsored by Hallwalls, New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), and Elizabeth Foundation.
1997 S.O.S. Central NY region (NYFA/NYSCA)
1996 S.O.S. Central NY region (NYFA/NYSCA)
1995 Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, Artist Grant


(Project Director for Creation and Implementation of Grants)
Imagining America (2010) Social Sculpture: 601 Tully, design build course to create an emerging arts and entrepreneurial community center on NWS of Syracuse.
E-nitiative/Kauffman Foundation (e-professorship) MLAB (mobile literacy arts bus)(2008-10)
Verizon Foundation (Literacy Community Photography) 2007-09
Senator Valesky and POMCO (MLAB – re-furbish 1984 RV and develop a mobile literacy arts bus classroom gallery space for SCSD) 2007
New York State Council on the Arts, Education programs with four area high schools in collaboration with Everson Museum of Art, received grant for four consecutive years. 1996-2001
New York State Council on the Arts, Film and Video Program, Everson Museum of Art Film Series. 1996-2000
John Snow Foundation, Rotary Club for curating and design of Children’s Interactive gallery at Everson Museum of Art. 1997-8