Claire Marcus holds an MFA in painting and a BA in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied with painters Rackstraw Downes and Neil Welliver and photographer Rudy Burckhardt. She develops paintings, drawings, and photographs made on site into mixed media pieces, working in series from one image or medium to the next. Her current works address natural and built structures in New York City, Philadelphia, and other urban environments.
Claire’s work has been shown and published in national and international venues including Asheville BookWorks, the Center for Book Arts at MoMA/PS1, Kalopsia Collective Edinburgh, Philadelphia’s Art in City Hall, Philadelphia Center for the Book, Philalalia at the Tyler School of Art, The Sketchbook Project Tour, and numerous commercial galleries.
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