RiTUAL. A ceremonial act ~ Rites used in the course of worship ~ The performance of ceremonial acts ~ The prescribed form of conducting the ceremony ~ A method of procedure that is followed without variation ~ performance with gestures, words, and objects, often in a sequestered place.

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Claire Marcus

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 Art House Co-op’s 2013 Print Exchange and Sketchbook Project Tour, the College of St. Elizabeth, Kalopsia Collective Edinburgh, Philadelphia’s Art in City Hall, Philadelphia Center forthe Book, Some Things Looming in Reading, and numerous commercial galleries. 

Limit to 150 words.

indePENNdent III

indePENNdent  #3 by Claire Marcus

Sumiginashi-marbled copperplate paper collaged with digital photographs and found label.


additional RiTUAL 2015 books

indePENNdent  #1 by Claire Marcus
indePENNdent I    $75      
indePENNdent  #2 by Claire Marcus
indePENNdent II    $75