1990   M.F.A., Painting, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
1988   B.F.A., Painting, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Elkins Park, PA


2013   The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, Biennial Award
2007   The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Fellowship Grant in Drawing
2004   Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, Educational Grant
2003   New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Grant in Drawing
2002   The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency
2001   John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship
          Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, NYSCA funded Residency
2000   Lower Manhattan Cultural Council World Views Studio Program, World Trade Center
1999   New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Grant in Digital Arts
          The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Space Program
          The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency
1996   The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency
1994   The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency


2018   Van Doren Waxter Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2017   Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2016   Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2015   Eleven Rivington, New York, NY (solo)
2013   Solo Presentation, NADA: NEW YORK, with Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf
2012   Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2008   “Marsha Cottrell / Ferdinand Ahm Krag,” SiteGalerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2003   g-module, Paris, France (solo)
2003   “Out of Memory,” Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY (solo)
2000   “Punctuation Drawings,” Revolution Gallery, Detroit, MI (solo)
          Two-person show with Alan Wiener, Gaga, New York, NY
1998   Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY (solo)


2017   "Gray Matter" organized by Michael Goodson, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
          "Worlding" organized by Mia Curran, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI
2016   "Cosmic Connections" TOTAH, New York, NY
          "Heliotropes" organized by Matthew Nichols, Geary Contemporary, New York, NY
2014   "Mind the Gap" Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
          "The Actual" Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
2013   "schwartz // weiß" Hamish Morrison Galerie, Berlin, Germany
          "Flowery" Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
          "One Third White" Kunst im Tunnel (KIT), Dusseldorf, Germany
2012   "Field Conditions" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
          "In the State of Equilibrium, Matter is Blind" Karin Sachs Gallery, Munich, Germany
          "Falling Through Space Drawn by the Line" UB Art Gallery, Center for the Arts, Buffalo, NY
          "Rockslide Sky" The Center Gallery and the Lipani Gallery, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, NYC
2011   "Cross Check" Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2010   Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2009   “2 x 3 x 10” Vertex List, Brooklyn, NY
2008   “g-salon” g-module, Paris, France
2007   “More Possible Moves Than In Chess” Pluto, Brooklyn, NY
2006   “Twice Drawn” Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2005   “NextNext Visual Art” Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
          “New Turf” Fleming Museum, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
          “Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital” Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
          “Happy Birthday To Me” g-module, Paris, France
          “Linear Geography” Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
2004   “Airborne” Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY
          “Landscape” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
          “Feed” Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
          “Architecture By Numbers” Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY
          “Radial Gradient” Gregory Lind Gallery, San Franciso, CA
          “Open Range” Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
2003   “The Drawn Page” The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
          “Rendered” Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
          “Online” Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
          “The Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought,” Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
          “Immediate Medium,” Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
          “The Incredible Lightness of Being,” Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002   “The Microwave,” Cristinerose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
          “25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY
          “Wish You Were Here,” Revolution, Detroit, MI
          “Déjà Vu,” g-module, Paris, France
          “Pas de Deux,” Revolution, Detroit, MI
          “Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection,” Krannert Art Museum, Univeristy of Illinois at
          Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL (from the collection of Werner Kramarsky)
          “The Accelerated Grimace,” Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
          “Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program,” An Exhibition of Works from The Space Program of
          The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
          “Reconfigure,” Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
          “Landscape,” Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
2001   “Un/Ruled,” Exhibit A, New York, NY
          “Superimposition,” Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, NY
          “Drawing (Selected),” g-module, Paris, France
          “Digital: Printmaking Now,” Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
2000   “Spacetimelinks,” Penzenstadler & Schaller Architekten, Baar, Switzerland
          “Art On Paper 2000,” Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
          “Blurry Lines,” John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
          “Drawing from Pierogi: Selections from the Flat Files,” Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
          “Cyber Drawings,” Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
1999   “Digital Sites,” Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
1998   Group show, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY
1997   “New York Drawers: Selections from Pierogi 2000 Gallery,” The Gasworks, London, England
          “Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn,” Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1996   “Summer Selections,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY


2017   Margaret Carrigan, Moderns Painters, "Awkward Technologies," March/April Issue
2016   Margaret Carrigan. Blouin Artinfo, "Extensions of Man: Marsha Cottrell's Laser Printing Lover Affair,"
          October 11, 2016
          Liz Stinson. "A Laser Printer Made These Ghostly Abstract Images," Wired, September 26, 2016
          Ken Johnson. The New York Times, Art Review "NADA Art Fair Offers the Wacky and the Political, Plus           Basketball," May 5, 2016
          Art Observed, "NADA New York at Basketball City," May 7th, 2016
          Steven Zevitas. The Huffington Post, "16 (+2) Artists to Watch in 2016," February 16, 2016
2015   Prudence Peiffer. ArtForum, Art Review, Summer 2015
          Taney Roniger. The Brooklyn Rail, "ArtSeen: Marsha Cottrell," April 2, 2015
          R.C. Baker. The Village Voice, "Voice Choices: Marsha Cottrell," April 1, 2015
          Peter Plagens. The Wall Street Journal, "Artist Returns with Solo Show," March 27, 2015
          Art in America, "Exhibitions: The Lookout," March 2015
          Martha Schwendener. The New York Times, "Art in Review," March 20, 2015
          David Brody. Art Critical, "The Deliciousness of Staying Still: Marsha Cottrell at Eleven Rivington," March 20
          Zoë Lescaze., "Critics' Pick," March 2015
          The New Yorker, "The Actual" Goings on about Town

2013   Karen Rosenberg. The New York Times, "NADA NYC Art Fair at Basketball City"
2012   King, John. SFGate, "Architecture smaller in larger SFMOMA?"
2005   Baker, Kenneth. Art News, "Radial Gradient"
          McQuaid, Cate. The Boston Globe, "Linear Geography"
2004   Chasin, Noah. Time Out New York, “Architecture by Numbers”
2003   Jara, Alicia. Lapiz, “Marsha Cottrell/Alan Wiener”
          Jana, Reena. Art On Paper, “Punctuation Marks”
          Rosin, Jessica. Art On Paper (online), “Marsha Cottrell”
          Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Art Guide
          “Marsha Cottrell and Steve Robinson”
2002   Sirmans, Franklin. Time Out New York, “The Accelerated Grimace”
2001   Moody, Tom. Art Papers, “Palo Alto Dreamin’”
          Levin, Kim. The Village Voice, Shortlist, “Superimposition”
          Cotter, Holland. The New York Times, “Superimposition”
2000   Setz, Annemarie. Neue Zuger Zeitung, “Spacetimelinks”
          Schmerler, Sarah. Art On Paper, “Cyber Drawings”
          Viveros-Fauné, Christian. New York Press, “Computer World”
          Johnson, Ken. The New York Times, Art Guide, “Cyber Drawings”
1999   Protzman, Ferdinand. The Washington Post, “The Big Pixel”
          Drumming, Neil. Washington City Paper, “Digital Sites”
1998   Schmerler, Sarah. Time Out New York, “Wayne Gonzales/Marsha Cottrell”


Ian Berry, Jack Shear, Twice Drawn: Modern and Contemporary Drawings in Context, Prestel, 2011
Christian Rattemeyer, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection Catalogue Raisonné,
          The Museum of Modern Art, NY, 2009
Jock Reynolds, editor, 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work, 1991-2006, Yale University           Press, 2006
Evelyn Hankins, New Turf, exhibition catalog, Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont, 2005
Moukhtar Kocache, Erin Shirreff, editors, Site Matters, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s World Trade Center
          Artists Residency, 1997-2001,
David Rothenberg, Wandee Pryor, editors, Writing on Air, MIT Press, 2003
Joseph Hilfenstein, Amy Kuhl, editors, Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, exhibition catalog, Krannert
          Art Museum, September 2002
Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program, The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, 2002


The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York
The Art Institute of Chicago
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Neuberger Berman
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Progressive Corporation
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom