M a r s h a M c D o n a l d
Marsha McDonald is an artist presently living in Wisconsin. Born and raised in Ohio and Michigan, she has lived in San Francisco and Seoul, and has travelled and worked in Europe and the Middle East. She has a B.F.A. from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. While studying there, was the recipient of a Tyrone Guthrie Grant from the Guthrie Theatre to study pilgrim symbols at Clonmacnois, Ireland.. She has been awarded residencies in Spain, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Japan. In 2011 she received Artist’s Fellowship and Puffin Foundation grants, in 2012 grant from the Pollack-Krasner Foundation, and in 2013 a travel grant from the Mary Nohl Foundation. She has been invited a to participate in many collaborative events, among them writing “flexible” librettos for modernist piano pieces dedicated to Wisconsin poet Lorine Niedecker and the naturalist John Muir. She has exhibited in the US, Asia, and Europe.