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Steve Marr

Steve Marr – 3955 Massachusetts Avenue

Biography

Steven Marr is an artist, writer, and scientist living in California.  He studied general education at UC Santa Cruz and completed two degrees (BS, Zoology and BFA, Drawing and Painting) from California State University, Long Beach.  He worked for fifteen years as a food scientist specializing in food microbiology and food chemistry.  His is currently pursuing a career transition to pursue interests in art and writing.  He has been included in several group exhibitions including the Michael Levy Gallery, Firehouse Gallery, and Greenly Art Space.  He has published one piece of his writing.  While pursuing his interests in art and writing, he is researching the neuropsychology of creativy.

Resume

Education:

General Education – UC Santa Cruz

BS Zoology – California State University, Long Beach

BFA Drawing and Painting – California State University, Long Beach

Exhibitions:

Group Show, Michael Levy Gallery, Long Beach, California

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach, California, May 2008

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, February 2009, juror Margaret Lazzari, Professor of Art, USC

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach, California, May 2009, juror Robert Alderette, associate professor of art, USC, awarded third prize in the watercolor division

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, May 2009, juror Sinead Finnerty-Pyne

Group Show, Centered on the Center exhibition, non-juried exhibition, Huntington Beach Art Center, June 2009

Group Show, Palos Verdes Art Center, 2009 Juried All-Media Exhibition, juror Christy Johnson, Director, American Museum of Ceramic Art

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, Works on Paper Exhibition, jurors were Board of Directors of Long Beach Arts, March 2010

Group Show, The Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach California, May 2010

Group Show, San Diego Art Institute Regional Show, Museum of the Living Artist, Balboa Park, San Diego, juror Andi Camponone, May 2010

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, Many Cultures, One World Exhibition, October 2010, Jurors were a panel from Long Beach Arts

Group Show, Southern California Artists Association, Small Wonders, December 2010

Group Show, Curator and exhibitor, “Gallery Zaso,” a temporary installation in the Zaferia Design District, Masterworks Construction Company, December 2010

Group Show, 2nd City Council Gallery, 2nd City Council Gallery 10th Anniversary Exhibition, January 2011

Group Show, Huntington Beach Art Center, Centered on the Center Exhibition, non-juried show, January 2011

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, Scapes Exhibition, juror Roland Haas, February 2011

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery Juried Show, Sunset Beach, California, May 2011, awarded Third Place in the Mixed Media category

Group Show, 2nd City Council Gallery, Summer Show, August 2011

Group Show, Palos Verdes Art Center, Off the Wall Exhibition, December 2011

Group Show, Huntington Beach Art Center, Centered on the Center Exhibition, January 2012

Group Show, San Diego Art Institute (Museum of the Living Artist), Southern California Regional Show, juror Deborah Klochko, April 2012

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Juried Show, Sunset Beach, California, May 2012

Group Show, Long Beach Arts, juror Gilah Hirsch, Long Beach Arts, Faith, Myth, Legend Show, October 2012

Group Show, Huntington Beach Arts Center, Centered on the Center Exhibition, January 2013

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Juried Show, Sunset Beach, California, May 2013

Group Show, Huntington Beach Arts Center, Centered on the Center Exhibition, January 2014

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Juried Show, Sunset Beach, California, May 2014

Group Show, Greenly Art Space, Beauty from Ashes Exhibition, June 2014

Group Show, Newport Beach Art Festival, juried show, Newport Beach, California, June 2014

Group Show, Cultural Alliance Long Beach, Beginnings Exhibition, January 2015

Group Show, Huntington Beach Arts Center, Centered on the Center Exhibition, January 2015

Group Show, Greenly Art Space, “Blue” exhibition, May 2015

Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Sunset Beach Art Festival, juror Bill Andersen, awarded Second Place, Watercolor Category, May 2015

Publications:

“The Amaryllis” in “Eloquent Stories,” an e-zine

Steve Marr, author The Good Men Project