Cora Marshall, born in Washington, DC, is an artist and educator. She received her B.F.A. from Howard University; Master of Science in Education from Bank Street College of Education with Parsons School of Design; and her doctorate in art from New York University. Dr. Marshall, Professor of Art Emeritus, served as chairperson of the Department of Art at Central Connecticut State University 2006 - 2012. Marshall has exhibited both internationally and nationally including National Conference of Artists, Kumasi, Ghana; A.I.R. Gallery NYC; Skylight Restoration Gallery in Brooklyn; Hammonds House Gallery in Atlanta; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Craftery Gallery, in Hartford; the Rosenburg Gallery at NYU; Picture That, LLC, Stamford, CT, Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, Studio@620, and Gallerie 909, St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. Marshall’s current research interest focuses on contemporary African American artists, in particular, Black women artists of African and African-Native descent. She has presented at numerous professional venues including the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Cornell University, Columbia University Teachers College in NY, College Art Association, Connecticut Art Education Association, and Southern Connecticut State University, in New Haven. Dr. Marshall received the Lifetime Contribution to the Arts Award (2014) from the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance. Dr. Marshall currently resides in the Gulfport, FL area.  

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Shows and Openings

The Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American Museum Presents an Exhibition by CORA MARSHALL Roots & Branches & Blooms An Exploration of Family Ancestry, History, and Memories July 14, 2018 – September 30, 2018 Opening Reception: July 14, 2018 5 PM – 9 PM Second Saturday ArtWalk St. Petersburg
Please join us for our Opening Reception; Dia de Los Muertos, A Celebration of Life" curated by St Petersburg-based artist, Mark Noll. I was one of the 100+ artists invited to do a Sugar Skull (mine's called Brown Sugar Lady) for the show. Boy, was that fun! Plus, it's a fundraiser for the children's program (which appeals to the teacher in me). I also submitted an entry for the national juried show and work from my "In and Out of Time" mixed media series was accepted. April 6, 5:30- 8:30 p.m. Opening reception Come during the exhibition for parties, lectures and face painting. May 26, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Closing reception
Strokes of Luck SOFT WATER STUDIOS 515 22nd Street South, Saint Petersburg, Florida, 33712 03/17 Closing Show (St. Patty’s Day) 5-9 PM
OPENING RECEPTION Wednesday, March 14, 2018 5 pm - 8 pm | Awards 6 pm Exhibition Dates March 5 - April 5, 2018 Suntan Art Center 3300 Gulf Blvd. St. Pete Beach, FL 33706

Artist's Bio

Cora Marshall, born in Washington, DC, is an artist and educator. She received her B.F.A. from Howard University; Master of Science in Education from Bank Street College of Education with Parsons School of Design; and her doctorate in art from New York University. Dr. Marshall, Professor of Art Emeritus, served as chairperson of the Department of Art at Central Connecticut State University 2006 - 2012. Marshall has exhibited both internationally and nationally including National Conference of Artists, Kumasi, Ghana; A.I.R. Gallery NYC; Skylight Restoration Gallery in Brooklyn; Hammonds House Gallery in Atlanta; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Craftery Gallery, in Hartford; the Rosenburg Gallery at NYU; Picture That, LLC, Stamford, CT, Carter G. Woodson African American Museum, Studio@620, and Gallerie 909, St. Petersburg, FL. Dr. Marshall’s current research interest focuses on contemporary African American artists, in particular, Black women artists of African and African-Native descent. She has presented at numerous professional venues including the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Cornell University, Columbia University Teachers College in NY, College Art Association, Connecticut Art Education Association, and Southern Connecticut State University, in New Haven. Dr. Marshall received the Lifetime Contribution to the Arts Award (2014) from the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance. Dr. Marshall currently resides in the Gulfport, FL area.  

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