Born 1964 in Philadelphia; works in Brooklyn, NY


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


2016        Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (Forthcoming)
2015        Eleven Rivington, New York, NY
                Marsha Cottrell / Mika Tajima, Eleven Rivington, EXPO Chicago, Chicago, IL
2013        NADA NY, with Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2012        Petra Rinck Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2008        Marsha Cottrell / Ferdinand Ahm Krag, SiteGalerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2003        g-module, Paris, France 
                Out of Memory, Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY     
2000        Punctuation Drawings, Revolution Gallery, Detroit, MI
                Marsha Cottrell / Alan Wiener, Gaga, New York, NY 
1998        Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY


2017        Gray Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH. Organized by Michael Goodson (forthcoming)
                Worlding: Lucas Blalock, Marsha Cottrell, Ben Hagari, Ajay Kurian, and Hayal Pozanti, Organized by Mia Curran,     
                University of Western Michigan (forthcoming)
               Pozanti, organized by Mia Curran, University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI (forthcoming)
2014        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, Organized by Joseph Becker, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
                In the State of Equilibrium, Matter is Blind, Karin Sachs, Munich, Germany
                Falling Through Space Drawn by the Line, Organized by Sandra Firmin and Joan Linder, UB Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
                Rockslide Sky, The Center Gallery and the Lipani Gallery, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York, NY
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        Double-Edged Abstraction, g-module, Paris, France
                More Possible Moves Than In Chess, Pluto, Brooklyn, NY
2006        Twice Drawn, Organized by Ian Berry, Tang Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2005        NextNext Visual Art, Organized by Dan Cameron, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
                Linear Geography, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
                Happy Birthday To Me, g-module, Paris, France
                Henry Urbach Architecture, Armory Show, New York, NY
                New Turf, Organized by Evelyn Hankins, Fleming Museum, The University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
                Decipher: Hand-Painted Digital, Organized by Yasu Nakamori, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2004        Airborne, Henry Urbach Architecture, New York, NY
                Planet Module – g-module, Future Quake, FIAC, Paris France
               Feed, Organized by Lisa Tung, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
               Landscape, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
               Architecture By Numbers, Organized by Michael Hays, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY
               Radial Gradient, Organized by Sarah Walker, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
               Open Range, Organized by Augusto Arbizo and Sima Familant, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
               G-module, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
2003       Art Positions, Henry Urbach Architecture, Art Miami Beach, Miami, FL
               The Drawn Page, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
               Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
               Online, Organized by Robert Storr, George Negroponte and Charlie Finch,Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
               The Sessions of Sweet Silent Thought, Organized by Mercedes Vicente, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY
               Immediate Medium, Kenise Barnes Fine Art, Larchmont, NY
               g-module, Art Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
              The Incredible Lightness of Being, Organized by Phong Bui, Black & White Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2002      The Microwave, Cristinerose/Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
              25th Anniversary Benefit Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, NY, 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, University 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 fromThe Space Program, Ace Gallery, New York, NY
             Reconfigure, Organized by Adam Henry, 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, Organized by Marilyn Kushner, 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, Organized by Ann Pibal, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
             Cyber Drawings, Tom Moody, co-curator, 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, The Gasworks, London, England
             Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
1996     Summer Selections, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
             Explosion in a Tool Factory, Hovel, New York, NY
1995     Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY
             Multiples, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY


2016       Carrigan, Margaret. "Extensions of Man: Marsha Cottrell's Laser Printing Lover Affair." BlouinARTINFO, October, 2016
               Stinson, Liz. "A Lazer Printer Made These Ghostly Abstract Images." Wired, September, 2016
              Johnson, Ken. "NADA Art Fair Offers the Whacky and The Political, Plus Basketball." The New York Times, May, 2016
              "NADA New York at Basketball City." Art Observed, May, 2016
               Zevitas, Steven, "16 Artists to Watch in 2016," New American Paintings, (online), February          
2015       Peiffer, Prudence, “Marsha Cottrell,” Artforum (print), June/July
               “Marsha Cottrell,” Art in America, April 2
               Roniger, Taney, “Marsha Cottrell,” The Brooklyn Rail, April 2
               Plagens, Peter, “Marsha Cottrell,” The Wall Street Journal, March 27
               Brody, David, “The Deliciousness of Staying Still: Marsha Cottrell at Eleven Rivington,” Art Critical, March 20
               Schwendener, Martha, “Marsha Cottrell at Eleven Rivington,” The New York Times, March 19
               Baker, R.C., “Marsha Cottrell, Eleven Rivington,” The Village Voice, March 19
               Lescaze, Zoë, “Marsha Cottrell,”, March 6
2014       Aletti, Vince, “Goings On About Town: The Actual,” The New Yorker, January 12
2013       Rosenberg, Karen, "NADA NYC Art Fair," The New York Times, May 10
2012       Feder, Elizabeth, “TESTING THE LIMITS AT SFMOMA,” Uncube Magazine, December 6 
               King, John, "Architecture smaller in larger SFMOMA?" SFGate, September 18
               Temple, Emily, “Marsha Cottrell’s Beautiful Maps of Imagined Constellations,” Flavorwire, July 29 
2005       Baker, Kenneth, "Radial Gradient," Art News, February, p. 142
               McQuaid, Cate, "Linear Geography," The Boston Globe, January 21
2004       Glueck, Grace, “ART IN REVIEW; 'Architecture by Numbers' -- Preston Scott 
               Cohen, Marsha Cottrell, Michelle Fornabai, Laura Kurgan and Ben Nicholson,” The New York  Times, June 11
               Chasin, Noah, “Architecture by Numbers,” Time Out New York, June, p. 50
2003       Jara, Alicia, “Marsha Cottrell/Alan Wiener,” Lapiz 22, no. 195, July
               Jana, Reena, “Punctuation Marks,” Art On Paper, April, p. 86 (image)
               Rosin, Jessica, “Marsha Cottrell,” Art On Paper (online), February
               Johnson, Ken, “Art in Review,” The New York Times, January 10
2002       Sirmans, Franklin, “The Accelerated Grimace,” Time Out New York, July 11-18
2001       Moody, Tom, “Palo Alto Dreamin’,” Art Papers, November-December, pp. 20-25
               Levin, Kim, “Superimposition,” The Village Voice, Voice Choice, July 31
               Cotter, Holland, “Superimposition,” The New York Times, June 6
2000       Setz, Annemarie, “Spacetimelinks,” Neue Zuger Zeitung, no. 301, December 30
               Schmerler, Sarah, “Cyber Drawings,” Art On Paper, May-June, p. 81
               Viveros-Fauné, Christian, “Computer World,” New York Times, February 2-8, p. 5
               Johnson, Ken, “Cyber Drawings,” The New York Times, January 21
1999       Protzman, Ferdinand, “The Big Pixel,” The Washington Post, May 13
               Drumming, Neil, “Digital Sites,” Washington City Paper, April 23
1998       Schmerler, Sarah, “Wayne Gonzales/Marsha Cottrell,” Time Out New York, May 14-21, p. 53


2011        Berry, Ian, and Jack Shear, Twice Drawn: Modern and Contemporary Drawings in Context, New York: Prestel 
2009        Rattemeyer, Christian, The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing
                Collection Catalogue Raisonné, New York: The Museum of Modern Art
2006        Reynolds, Jock, ed., 560 Broadway: A New York Drawing Collection at Work,1991–2006, New Haven: Yale University Press
2005        Hankins, Evelyn, New Turf (exh. cat.), Robert Hull Fleming Museum, University of Vermont
2004        Kocache, Moukhtar, and Erin Shirreff, eds., Site Matters, Lower Manhattan
                Cultural Council’s World Trade Center Artists Residency, 1997–2001, New York: LMCC
2003        Rothenberg, David, and Wandee Pryor, eds., Writing on Air, Cambridge: MIT
2002        Hilfenstein, Joseph, and Amy Kuhl, eds., Drawings of Choice from a New York
                Collection (exh. cat.), Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urban Champaign    
                Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program, Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Fndtn.


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


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, New York, NY
2003           New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Grant in Drawing, New York, NY
2002           The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency, Peterborough, NH
2001           John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship
                   Institute for Electronic Arts, Alfred University, NYSCA funded Residency, Alfred, NY
2000           Lower Manhattan Cultural Council World Views Studio Program, World Trade Center, New York, NY
1999           New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship Grant in Digital Arts, New York, NY
                   The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Space Program, New York, NY
                   The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency, Peterborough, NH
1996           The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency, Peterborough, NH
1994           The MacDowell Colony, Artist Residency, Peterborough, NH