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Magazine paper photage:  Abstract, organic, emphasis on color, movement, form, depth

12/18     Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA 100 Grand  (Invitational group)

12/18    10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Happy Holidays (Group show)

11/18    10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  Noisy Silence  (Group show)

10/18     Wildling Museum of Art and Nature, Solvang, CA Nature Abstracted  (Juried show)

9/18      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Behold, a Brush (Group show)

7/18      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Who...What?  (Group show)

6/18       Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara, CA Summer  (Juried show)

5/18      SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  Aquatic (Honorable mention)

5/18      Westmont-Ridley Tree Museum of Art, Montecito, CA Night & Day  (Best in Show cash prize)              Juror Bob Alderette, Roski School of Art & Design, USC)

5/18      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  Abstract and Urban (Group show)

3/18       Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Spring (Group show)

3/18      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Reality as it were... (Group show)

1/18      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Through Their Eyes (Group show)
12/17     SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Angels and Things with Wings  (Group show)          

12/17    10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA NOW Contemporary Art  (Group show)

10/17    10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Rendition (Group show)

8/17      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Viewpoint (Group show)

6/17       Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara, CA ArtSEE  (Juried group)

6/17      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Melange: A Group Show

4/17      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Wildly Diverse (Group show)

4/17       Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Driven to Abstraction (Three-person show)

2/17       Lamperouge Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Pickles Galore (Small group, Curator Linda Vallejo )

2/17       Distinctive Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

1/17       Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Juried group)

12/16     10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

10/16     10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

9/16       Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

8/16      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, (Group show)

6/16       Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA Non-Sequitur (Group show)

6/16      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

5/16      10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

4/16       Santa Barbara Sculptors Guild, Santa Barbara, CA BIG, Little, & Open (Juried group)                          (First place 2D Juror Rafael Perea de la Cabada)

3/16       ArtPic, North Hollywood, CA (Group show)

3/16       Faulkner Gallery, Abstract Art Collective Open, Santa Barbara,  CA (Juried group)

1/16       SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Abstract 8 (Group show)

1/16       Lark Gallery, Hawthorne, CA Portal of Opportunities VII (Juried group show)

12/15     Sullivan Goss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA 100 Grand (Invitational group)

11/15     Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, ArtSEE (Juried group)

9/15       Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, Santa Barbara, CA Artwalk (Juried group)

9/15       Casa Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA The Figure (Juried group)

8/15       ArtPic, North Hollywood, CA (Group show)

8/15       Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara, CA Visual Monologues                              (Juried group)

6/15       Santa Barbara Tennis Club, Santa Barbara, CA Aquatic  (Invitational group)

5/15       Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Surface and Structure  (First place; Juror Colin                            Frazer Gray)

1/15       Meisel Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Reflection  (Juried group)

1/15       SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, Abstract 8  (Small group)

11/14     Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Feast Your Eyes (Group show)

9/14       Casa Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Vertical (Juried group)

9/14       Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Montecito, CA 5 x 5 (Invitational group)

9/14       MichaelKate Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Big Art Party! (Group Invitational)

9/14       Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Impoverished Vision: Abstraction to the                            Rescue (Group invitational)

6/14       SOhO Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA SOhO Presents Painter Marlene Struss (Solo show)

5/14       Bronfman Family Jewish Community Center, Santa Barbara, CA Voices (Third place;                            Juror Jane Deering)

2/14       SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Between Seer and Seen (Invitational)

4/14       Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Special Event), Santa Barbara, CA Off the Wall              

              (Invitational)

12/13     Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA 100 Grand (Invitational group)

12/13     Santa Barbara College of Law, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)

11/13     Olivier, Summerland, CA (Invitational group)

11/13     SBTC Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Encore Angels (Juried group)

10/13     CASA Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Celebrating the Poetry of Gabriela Mistral (Invitational)

9/13       Bacara Resort, Santa Barbara, CA 8 x 8 x AAC (Group exhibit and benefit)

8/13       Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA SBSA 12th Annual Open Studios Tour
8/13       Gallery 27, Santa Barbara, CA One Night Stand (Invitational benefit)

7/13       MKI Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Top Twenty (Invitational)
5/13       Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum, Montecito, CA Confluence (Juror Peter Frank)

4/13       Sulkin/Secant Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Visual Dialogues (Juried group)

2/13       CASA Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Red (Invitational group)

1/13       UCSB Faculty Club, Santa Barbara, CA Independent Studies (Juried group)

12/12     Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA 100 Grand (Invitational group)  

12/12     Ergomotion, Santa Barbara, CA (Featured Artist)

11/12     Wall Space Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Collectible/Give (Invitational group)

11/12     CASA Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Abstract Matters (Group show)

10/12     Atkinson Extension Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Small Images (Juried show Honorable                          Mention)

 9/12      Santa Barbara College of Law, Santa Barbara, CA Legal Abstracts (Group show)

 5/12      Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art, Montecito, CA Lift Off (Juried show - Howard Fox,                      curator)
 4/12      Santa Barbara Museum of Art (Special Event), Santa Barbara, CA Off the Wall              

              (Invitational)

 2/12      MKI Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA I am in Love (Juried show)

 

 

 

 

 

12/11     Sullivan Goss, Santa Barbara, CA 100 Grand (Invitational group)
12/11     Westmont Museum of Art, Montecito, CA 5x5  (Invitational Group)
10/11     Lark Gallery Upstairs, Los Angeles, CA Rediscovery of Wonder (Group show Honorable                      Mention)
7/11       MKI Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Earth from Space (Invitational group)
6/11       Ethnography Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia Council of Masters International Festival                        (Group show)
5/11       NAWA, New York, NY National Association of Women Artists Members Exhibition
1/11       Michael Kate, Santa Barbara, CA Transition and Transformation (Solo show)
1/11       Assi Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Spring, Love, Life (Group show)
12/10     3rd Street Gallery, Long Beach, CA Moonlight Discovery (Invitational group)
11/10     Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, CA Colors of Life  (Group show Honorable Mention) 
 8/10      Santa Barbara Frame Shop & Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA (Group show)
 7/10      Kennedy Publishing, Best Of Worldwide Genre Artists Juried Book Series
              (International Invitational)
 

 

 

 

6/10       Upstream People Gallery 12th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online                            International Art Exhibition (Juried show)
5/10       Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles, CA Go Green (Group show)
4/10       Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA Love Thy Earth (Featured artist)
3/10       Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA March (Juried show)
3/10       SBTC Gallery, Montecito, CA 7Up (Group show)
10/09     Atrium Gallery, Ventura County Arts Council, Ventura, CA  Recycled Re-Purposed, Art in
              a Disposable  Society
(Juried show)
10/09     Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  Reflections and Projections: 20 Years of
              Individual Artist Awards
(Group show)
9/09       Divine Inspiration Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA  (Group show)
4/09       Elverhoj Museum of History & Art, Solvang, CA Lost & Found (Juried show)
4/09       Goodland Gallery, Goleta, CA Feminine Energy (Two-person show)
3/09       Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ NAWA at 120 (Juried show)
1/09       Topanga Canyon Gallery, Topanga, CA 2009 Juried Open (Laddie John Dill, Juror)
9/08       Santa Barbara Studio Artists 7th Annual Open Studios Tour, Santa Barbara, CA (Group
              & Solo show)
12/07     Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo, TX Crossing Borders: Fifteenth Annual International
              Juried Exhibition

10/07     National Ass. of Women Artists, New York, NY Juried Membership
 9/07      Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL  National Collage Society 23rd Annual Juried Exhibit
              (Cash Award, Breathing Mirror)
8/07       Micro Museum, Brooklyn, NY Spectrum:The Chakra Element - Indigo (Second Place
              Winner)
4/07       Kennedy Publishing, Best Of Artists Juried Book Series (National Winner)
1/07       Peninsula Museum of Art, Belmont, CA Beaux & Eros II (Juried show)
9/06       Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA National Collage Society 22nd Annual Juried
              Exhibit 
 (showing River of Doubt)

3/06       Kennedy Publishing, Best Of Artists Juried Book Series (CA Winner, Honorable
              Mention
Award in Mixed Media)
11/05     Tager Art Gallery, Las Vegas, NV (Group show)
10/05     Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA The Figure Obscured (Juried show)
10/05     Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Wish You Were Here (Group show)
 6/05      Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Abstract Visions (Two-person show)
3/05       Santa Barbara Arts Fund, Santa Barbara, CA Colors of Jazz (Solo show)
12/04     Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA Endings and Beginnings (Group show)
10/04     Santa Barbara Festival of Art & Jazz, Santa Barbara, CA (Juried show)
9/04       Winner of the Santa Barbara Arts Fund 2004 Individual Artists Award in
              Assemblage/Collage/Mixed Media (cash prize)
8/04       Don O'Melveny Gallery, West Hollywood, CA In America Now (Juried show)
8/04       Absolute Art Gallery, San Marino, CA (Group show)
4/04       Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA Best of the Best (Juried show)
2/04       SCA Gallery, Pomona, CA Engendering the Future (Juried show)

12/03     Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA Firsts (Juried show)

6/03       Townley Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Space Palettes (Solo show)

5/03       National Juried Art Show 2003, Farmingham Museum, NM (Juried show)

5/03       Buenaventura Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA Walltowall (Group show)

5/03       The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Flora & Fauna (Juried show)

3/03       Buenaventura Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA  Portraits as Art (Juried show)

2/03       Buenaventura Artists Union Gallery, Ventura, CA  All’s Fair in Love and War (Juried
              show)

9/02       Santa Barbara Artwalk 2003, Santa Barbara, CA (Juried show)

8/02       Neuvie Fine Furniture, Santa Barbara, CA  First Photage (Solo show)

5/02       The Frameworks/Caruso Woods Fine Art, Santa Barbara, CA  Buddha Abides (Juried
              show)

2/02       The Arts Fund Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Love is in the Air (Juried show)

2/02       Ironstone Vineyards,  Murphys, CA  Spring Obsession Competition (Juried show)

1/02       H. Pollock Fine Art Gallery, Summerland, CA (Group show)

12/01     Reynolds Gallery, Montecito, CA (Juried show - Award Fallen Angel)

12/01     H. Pollock Fine Art Gallery, Summerland, CA (Group show)
10/01     Fine Art Santa Barbara South Coast Competition, Santa Barbara, CA (Juried show)
10/00     Fine Art Santa Barbara South Coast Competition, Santa Barbara, CA (Juried show)
5/00       Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA (  Group show)

Selected Exhibitions and Awards

Acrylic paintings:  Experiments in color and application

Digital paintings:  Mutations and re-creations from photage images

Please check the News|Exhibits page for appearances of Marlene Struss paintings in recent movies, television programs, and commercials.

Representation:

10 West Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA Corridan Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Marina Kieser/ArtPic, North Hollywood, CA