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Marion Wesson b.1971

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Education & Biography

1993 BFA, Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

A fifth generation Californian born and raised in Los Angeles

Artist in Residence

2022 Stay Home Gallery & Residency, Paris, Tennessee

2012-2014 Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 Cluster, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2013 Distortion, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2003 Impressions Made By Pressure, Irvine Fine Arts Center

1999 The San Francisco 1999 James D. Phelan Art Award in Printmaking. Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California


1999 Morning, Noon, Night, Cruz LA Gallery, Venice, California

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024 Made in California, Brea Gallery, Brea, California

           /'ab,strak(t)/, Art Fluent

        Super Fresh!, Jen Tough Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

2023 7x7 Show, Graci Gallery, Marquette, Michigan

           Rethinking The Landscape, Conversations with Artists

           Cereus Group, Chicano Wellness Center, Los Angeles, California

2022 Remix: The Art of Music, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2021 Gift Edit, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

           Remix: The Art of Music, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2020 Remix: The Art of Music, Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2019 B.A.T State III: Women Artists in Conversation with El Nopal Press, The Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum, Long Beach, California

2019 B.A.T. State II, SBC SoLA Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2018 Bread & Butter, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2015 Pinceladas Colectivas, Galeria Imprevisual, Valencia, Spain

2015 Group Show, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2014 RussafaArt Group Show, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2013 Summer Group Show, Sporting Club Russafa, Valencia, Spain

2012 Salon de Primavera, Art Aka Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2012 Director's Choice, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2011 Next, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2011 Art XIV, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach California

2009 Art XII, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

2008 La Dolce Vita, Brea Gallery, Brea, California

2006 Impression/Ism: Contemporary Urban Impression, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, California

2005 Wallworks, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California

2005 Group Show, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2004 Pulp: Works on Paper, Cypress College, Cypress, California

2004 Made in California, Brea Gallery, Brea, California

2003 All Media, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, California

2003 RISD Group Show, Orbetello Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2003 Wet Paint, Brea Gallery, Brea, California

2002 5th Annual Abstract Invitational, Period Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska

2002 Made in California, Brea Gallery, Brea, California

2001 All About Abstraction, Angels Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, California

2001 Reflections, Forms, Patterns, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, California

2000 Annual Holiday Group Show, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1998 House Party, Long Beach Museum, Long Beach, California

1998 One Night Stand 5, Farmer's Daughter Motel, Los Angeles, California

1995 Forbidden Paradise, MOCA at Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California

Selected Collections

Fidelity Corporate Collection

Tailwater Corporate Collection


Mission Pacific Hotel


2024 New Visionary Magazine Issue #10

2024 Create! Magazine Issue #42

2022 New American Paintings Issue #157

           Open Format Space Profiles 

2017 “Top 5 Art Events”, Dallas Observer, Dallas, Texas

2014 “Where We Are”, RISD XYZ, FALL/WINTER 2014/2015, p.76

2013 Kwun, Katherine, “The Virtuous Art of Marion Wesson”, WordPress, June 13th
           Yareham, Bob, “Marion Wesson: Three Years Without a Car”, VLC News, May 21st
           Singleton, Kate, “Artist Q&A With Marion Wesson”, BSDA, July

2012 Keith, JJ, “Marion Wesson, Nasoki Box Installation”, WordPress, February 21
           Singleton, Kate, “Artist Q&A with Marion Wesson”, BSDA, April

2010 Singleton, Kate, “Artist Crush: Marion Wesson”, Art Hound, September 22
           Tucker, Kristin,”Profiles”, MAAM, p15-16

1999 News, “Kala Names Phelan Award Winners”, Artweek, October, p.2
          “Portfolio: Class Notes”, RISD Views, Winter 1999, p. 40-41

1998 Art, Opening, “Marion Wesson: Parallel”, BUZZ Weekly, January 16-22, p.16
           Art, “Marion Wesson: “Parallel”, Venice Magazine, volume X, number 4, January, p.67

1995 Art Picks of the Week, “We Also Recommend”, LA Weekly, April 4-10, p.148

Working With

Galleri Urbane, Dallas, Texas

2017 Exhibition Photo Credit: Ted Thornton

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