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Solo Exhibitions
2019 Between Here & There: each day a gift, City Gallery, CCSF.
2018 Tony Bellaver & Mary V. Marsh : Collaborative Work Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV.
2015 Quite Contrary Press StARTup Art Fair, San Francisco, CA.
2012 Just Waiting for You to Look Mercury 20, Oakland, CA.
2010 Everyone Needs a Story Mercury 20, Oakland, CA.
2009 Everyday Readers Mercury 20, Oakland, CA.
2008 Reading History: reconstructed books Mercury 20, Oakland, CA.
2007 Reading, Not Reading, Coffee and Theories: Arthur Huang and Mary V. Marsh Mercury 20, Oakland, CA.
2004 reading/viewing Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.
digesting the political as personal Bedford Gallery Window Project, Walnut Creek.
2001 people consuming: the daily news Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.
1998 Mary V. Marsh: Daily Drawings San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA.
Mary V. Marsh- Paintings Award Show, Smith Gallery, U. C. Santa Cruz, CA.
1996 The comfort shapes of desire & control San Francisco Art Commission, SF, CA.
1991 The Days of Our Times, San Francisco Art Institute Cafe, SF, CA.

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 CODEX VII Book Arts Fair, Richmond, CA.
Long Live the Book! ABM, SF, CA
2018 *Bibliophoria V*Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Macy Chadwick juror.
The Magic of Collaboration Adobe Art Gallery, Castro Valley, CA.
International Contemporary Printmaking 2018, Ateliere Empreinte, Luxembourg
Bibliotecarii et Glutinatores Denver Public Library, Denver, CA.
Berkeley Civic Center Art Exhibition Berkeley, CA.
2017 With Liberty and Justice for Some Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.
Power of the Page: Artists’ Books as Agents for Change NUMU, Los Gatos, CA.
The Art of the Book Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.
CODEX VI International Book Arts Fair, Richmond, CA.
2016 Not Alone, The Exquisite Corpse of the Unknown Veteran SF Art Commission Gallery, SF.
The Bench Project curated by Ellen Lake, Market Street and MLK Jr, North Oakland, CA.
Look, A Book! Geisel Library UCSD, San Diego, CA.
2015 The Art of the Book Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.
Codex Finds 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR.
CODEX V International Book Arts Fair, Richmond, CA.
2014 Mail/Art/Book San Francisco Center for the Book, SF, CA.
The Printed Page abecedarian gallery, Denver, CO.
2013 Letterpress II Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA.
The Art of the Book Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.
2012 Drawn and Quarto abecedarian gallery, Denver, CO.
The Art of the Book Seager Gray Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.
Word-Play Studio Quercus, Oakland, CA.
Civic Art Exhibition Civic Center, Berkeley, CA.
2011 The Art of the Book Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA.
Bookworks 2011 Skylight Gallery, SFPL, SF, CA.
2010 Unbound : A National Exhibition of Book Art Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
The Message and the Medium University Library Gallery, Sonoma State University.
2009 Elemental Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Diet for a Small Office curated by Sarah Klein, Rhodes & Fletcher, SF, CA.
The Beautiful Book: Exploring the Allure of Artist Books 23 Sandy Gallery, Portland, OR., Abecedarian Gallery, Denver, CO.
2008 Art of Democracy: War and Empire Meridian Gallery, SF, CA.
Banned and Recovered: artists respond to censorship AAMLO, Oakland, CA.
The Art of the Book Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA.
2007 Big Bang Mercury 20 Gallery, Oakland, CA.
Gathering: assemblage, collage and in-between Oakland Museum at City Center.
Commons: The Second Wednesday Salon Thoreau Center, SF, CA.
2006 99 cents, Boontling Gallery, Oakland. CA.
The Virus Show LoBot Gallery, Oakland, CA.
2004 Reversing Vandalism San Francisco Public Library, CA.
MOBILIVRE – BOOKMOBILE traveling book show, Canada, U.S.
2003 Mybrary BUILD, San Francisco, CA
The Big Tree Project Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA.
2002 National Juried Exhibition Juror’s Award, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA.
Post Postcard 6 Southern Exposure Gallery, SF, CA.
2001 Think Again annual juried exhibition, Southern Exposure Gallery, SF,
Post Postcard 5 and Monster Drawing Rally Southern Exposure Gallery, SF, CA
2000 Group Show Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, NY.
1999 Post Postcard 4 four walls, San Francisco, CA.

Education
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California 1990-1992 M.F.A.
Academy of Art College, San Francisco, California 1982-1985 B.F.A.

Awards
Kala Fellowship Award, 2018-19
SFMOMA SECA Award Nominee, 2010, 2012.
Juror’s Award, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA, 2002.
“Exemplary Contemporary” Eloise Pickard Smith Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA, 1997.
S.F.A.I. Anne Bremer Memorial Library Artists' Book Contest, 1991.
Anthony Award, University of Puget Sound, Kittridge Gallery, 1975.

Selected Collections
City of Hayward, Main Library, 2018
Berkeley Civic Art Collection, purchase, 2012
Alameda County purchase, 2008, County Recorder’s Office
University of Denver Library
Otis College of Art & Design Library
SFMOMA Library
Anne Bremer Memorial Library, SFAI
UCLA, Arts Library
University of Denver Library
San Jose State University, King Library
University of Oregon, Art & Architecture Library
University of Iowa, Special Collections
Harvard University Fine Arts Library
Yale Haas Art Library
Bancroft Library

Publication
“Oh, the joys of what one finds interesting” R. Todd Kerr, Berkeley Times, Nov 20, 2014
Mail/Art/Book. Jennie Hinchcliff, John Held Jr., SFCB, 2014
1000 Artists’ Books: exploring the book as art. Sandra Salamony, Peter & Donna Thomas. Quarry Books, 2012
“Playing with Words” Obi Kaufmann, East Bay Express, May 9-15, 2012
“The Art of the Book at Seager Gray” David Roth, Square Cylinder, 04 2012
photo, 96 Hours, San Francisco Chronicle, February 23, 2012
“Don’t Miss” Mary Eisenhart, 96 Hours, San Francisco Chronicle, Aug 20-23, 2009
“Banned and Recovered: Artists Respond to Censorship” DeWitt Cheng, Artillery, Nov/Dec 2008
Banned and Recovered: Artists Respond to Censorship. SFCB and AAMLO, 2008
“Picks” DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express, May 14-20, 2008
“Picks : Visual Art”, Huston, San Francisco Bay Guardian, April 30-May 6, 2008
“Lost and Found” Kelly Vance, East Bay Express, August 8-14, 2007
Everything that Rises: A Book of Convergences. Lawrence Weschler. McSweeney’s, 2007
“Mary V. Marsh and Toru Sugita at the Berkeley Art Center” Marisa S. Olson, Artweek, February 2005.
“West Gallery to be toast of the town” Monique Beeler, The Oakland Tribune, February 2, 2001.
“Mary V. Marsh at the San Jose Museum of Art” Terri Cohn, Artweek, May 1998.
“New at the San Jose Museum of Art” Catherine Maclay, San Jose Mercury News, February 22, 1998.
"Risky Assemblage", Salli McQuaid, ArtistWriter, January 1994.
STAMPZINE 1997, 1998. ART/LIFE, May 1983, May 1987.
Artweek, photo-caption, July 27, 1985.