430 Greenwich Street
New York, NY 10013
212 431 4249

Marianne Van Lent, Painter


Master of Fine Arts, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 1972- 1974
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Temple University Tyler School of Arts, Philadelphia, PA 1968-1972



Since 1978 Marianne van Lent has been an Artist painting and living in New York and Athens, NY on the Hudson River. Her exhibitions include:

2017, Global, Solo show
Corners Gallery, Order/ Chaos, Ithaca, NY
Columbia/ Greene Foundation Gallery, River Paintings, Solo show, Taconic, NY
Corners Gallery, Collission of Realms, Two person show, Ithaca, NY

Kent State University, Glade Invaded, solo show, Canton Ohio
Lez Art, Lez par Laguepie, France, Lez Art Festival
Cross Contemporary, TRIO: Augustus Goertz, Marianne van Lent, and Brian Wood, Saugerties,NY
The Athens Cultural Center, Second Street Show, Athens NY
The Painting Center, The Revival of the Beautiful, New York
Tivoli Artist’s Gallery, Magna, Tivoli, NY
Sideshow, Circle the Wagons, Brooklyn NY
Art About Water, Newburgh, NY curated by Gerardo Castro
Small Works Baruch, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York
Shifting Ecologies II, Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY

2015 The Painting Center, "Prima Matera", solo show, New York, NY
ACC, Second Street Show, group Show, Athens, NY
Sideshow, Bklyn, NY, "Circle The Wagons" , group show
Art About Water, Newburgh, NY curated by Gerardo Castro, group show
Small Works Baruch, group show, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York
Shifting Ecologies II, group show Athens Cultural Center, Athens, NY

2014 Watson Macrae Gallery Sanibel, FL, "Different Views", group show
Athens cultural Center, Second Street Show, group show, Athens, NY
The Painting Center benefit show, Group Show, New York, "Shifting Ecologies"

2013 The Painting Center, "Cosmologies", solo show, New York, NY
ACC, Second Street Show, group Show, Athens, NY

2012 Ulla Surland, Gallery Eleven,WATER, group show, Fairfield CT.
Brik Gallery, COWGIRLS, group show, Catskill, NY
Gas Gallery, "Elusive Imagery", group show, Maplewood, NJ, solo show "Glades and Mirages"
2011 Athens Cultural Center, Group Invitational, Athens, NY
Columbia Council of the Arts Gallery, Group Show, Hudson NY, solo show, "Green Paintings"
2010 Brik Gallery, Cowgirls Show, Group Show, Catskill NY, curated by Richard Tempiero,solo show," Cloud Paintings"
2009 Edward Hopper House," Top to Bottom," Hudson River, Group Show, Nyack, NY
Columbia County Council Gallery, Landscape, Group Show, Hudson, NY
Columbia Greene Community College," Local Talent," Group Show, Hudson, NY
Athens Cultural Center," Paradise? Or Paradise Lost?" Group Show, Athens, NY
Deborah Davis, "Fresco Secco", solo Show, Hudson NY, solo show, "Cloud Paintings"
2007 Ulla Surland, Gallery Eleven, Christmas Show, Fairfield CT
AIR Gallery, Group Show, New York, NY , solo show "North Sea Paintingss"
2006 M Gallery, Group Invitational, Catskill NY
Brik Gallery, Christmas show, Catskill. NY
Athens Cultural Center, "Color and Light", Group Show, Athens NY
Ulla Surland Gallery Eleven "Captured Light", solo Show, Fairfield CT
Brown, Harris, Stevens, "The Dream of Place, The Blue Paintings", Solo Show, New York NY
430 Greenwich St, "The Dutch Paintings", Open Studio, T.O.A.S.T. New York, NY, solo show "The Dutch Paintings"
2004 The Painting Center," Nature Abstracted" Group Show curated by Emily Berger, New York, NY
Wesley Lake Gallery, "The Land in the Sky", solo Show, Asbury Park NJ
GCCA, Catskill Gallery group show, Giving Thanks, Assembled Images , Catskill NY
Olana Regional Group Exhibition, Hudson, NY
Athens Cultural Center solo show, Athens, NY
Athens Hudson River Selections Show, Athens, NY, solo show "Big Spaces"
2003 Athens Hudson River Regional Festival Art Show, Athens, New York
Athens Public Library Group Show, Athens NY
1995 AIC Gallery, New York NY "Gimme Shelter " Installation
Markel/Sears Gallery at 560 Broadway, New York, NY. Solo show"Circular Returns"
1990 Fox and Fowle Gallery; New York, NY. "Currency Blades ", curated by Chris Suduth.
1988 Trabia/MacAfee Gallery; New York, NY. Group Show.
Windows on White 55 White Street NYC. "Plants, Animals, Food", Two person Show.
1987 Hudson River Museum; Yonkers, NY. Group Show: "The Printed Image".
BACA; Brooklyn, NY. Group Show: "Small Works".
SSCB Lintas Worldwide; New York, NY. Group Show: "Beauties/Beasties". Curated by Margaret Mathews Berenson.
The Pharmacy, New York, NY. Solo Show: 'Small Paintings". Curated by Bianca Lanza.
1986 Long Island University; New York, NY. Group Show: "Works on Paper".
The Lake Gallery; Lake Tahoe, CA. Group Show: "Icons".
Galveston Artists Guild; Galveston,TX. Solo Show: "Reflections of Kingship".
1985 Louis Meisel Gallery; New York, NY. Group Show: "Americal Abstraction, Four Currents". Curated by Peter Frank.
Galveston Arts Center; Galveston, TX. Group Show: " Masks for Mommus".
42 Walker Street; New York, NY Solo Show: "In the Latitude of Myth".
1984 Fox and Fowle Gallery; New York, NY. Group Show:" Private Languages". Curated by Shawn Dulaney.
1983 Clocktower; New York, NY. Group Show: "Habitats". Curated by Robert Littman.
1977 Gallerie Kubinski; Stuttgart, Germany. Solo Show: "The Grun Tu Malani". Curated by Achim Kubinski.
1971 Lungotevere Gallery, Rome, Italy, LIFELINES


Commissions, Mural Work and Public Art - 1992- 1999

ALEA International, Wilton CT. original artwork mural commission, 5' x 150' Landscape
Katacombs Blues Club, Chicago, 15' x 15' original mural commission
320 W. 83rd St. NYC, Roman Lobby, original artwork commission
Heartbeat Restaurant, Doral Hotel, NYC original artwork mural commissioned by David Rockwell
Katacombs Blues Club, Chicago, original artwork interior commission
Alexandre Restaurant, E. 58th St. NYC, original artwork murals commission
Poster for New York City Subways: "Greenwich Village" commissioned by the MTA Arts for Transit Program.
City Arts Mural at PS #3, New York. Funded by NYSCA and the Puffin Foundation.
H.E.L.P., Bronx, New York. "Helping Hands". Permanent Mural Installation.
Crosby Street Dance Studio, NYC, original artwork installation, "Spirit Doors"


Selected Reviews and Publications

Wachunas, Tom. "Seeing the Sublime" Artwatch 2017
Download catalog from "Glade Invaded" exhibition, Mirage: PAintings by Marianne Van Lent, Jane Engelseipen, 2016, Read >>
Lamb, Claire, Trio WOrks by VAn Lent, Goetz and Wood, Roll Magazine, 2016
Lamb, Claire. "Marianne Van Lent's Prima Materia", Roll Magazine , March 2015
Zar, Howard. "Contemporary Hudson River Landscape Paintings" Arts Alive, Aug. 2005
Walentini, Jopseph. "Profiles: Marianne Van Len". Abstract Art. 2005
Glueck, Grace. "Habitats of the Clocktower". Review, New York Times, March 1987.
Crook,Terry. "Reflective Pieces". Review. The Galveston Daily News, Feb. 1986 p.2.
Walker, Marsha. "Marianne Van Lent". Art Scene . Summer 1986.
Frank, Peter. American abstraction: Four Currents. Article and Catalogue, 1985.
Sherman, Tamar. "Sewn Paintings". Review The Ithaca Journal, May 1976.

Shifting Ecologies
Prima Materia
Glade Invaded

Academic Experience and Awards
2015 CURATOR - Shifting Ecologies II , Athens cultural Center, Athens NY -view catalogue
2014 LMCC Teaching Grant, Painting Workshop, Greenwich House Center on the Square, New York
  NYSCA Teaching Grant, Painting Workshop, The Athens Cultural Center, Athens NY
2014 Curator - The Painting Center, New York, NY Shifting Ecologies -view catalogue
2012 Curator - The Painting Center, New York, NY Natural/Constructed Spaces -view catalogue
2007 Finalist Ceiling Mural "On Walden Pond", MTA Arts for Transit for Queens Station, NY
M.T.A. Art for Transit Program, Subway Poster Winner
2004 Instructor, Athens Cultural Center, Color and Painting Workshop
2004-2015 Instructor, IS 183, Art School of the Berkshires, Painting Workshop
2004-2012 Abstraction Studio Courses and Workshops
1994 NYSCA Grant in cooperation with CityArts Inc New York. MuralWorkshop for PS #3.
1990-94 Instructor, Graduate Color & Surface Design, PRATT Institute, Graduate Industrial Design, Brooklyn, NY.
1989-91 Instructor, Graduate Color Theory and Practice, PRATT Institute, Brooklyn, NY.
1988 Artists's Space Grant, New York
1983 Installation Grant from Creative Time Inc. New York
1975 Art Director and Instructor, Lansing High School, Lansing, NY

Graduate Teaching Fellowship: Photography, Cornell University Ithaca, NY


Selected Collections/Clients

American Express Corporation
British Airways
Bagdanov Architects
Chase Manhattan Bank
Delta Airlines
EF Hutton Collection
Fox & Fowle, Architects
Hartford Life Insurance
Donna Karan,New York
Morgan Guaranty Trust
MTA Art for Transit New York
David Rockwell, Rockwell Group Architects
Saatchi & Saatchi Collection
David Parsons Dance Company
Scandia Investment Management
Taco Bell Collection
Zimmerlee Museum at Rutgers University

+ Selected Private Collections