Rose Marasco

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End of the Highline, 2011 Photograph 24 X 20 Inches © Rose Marasco
Father Duffy Square , December 9, 2011 © Courtesy of the artist & Meredith Ward Fine Art
Quick Facts
Utica, NY
Lives in
Portland, Maine
Goddard College Graduate Program, MA
Visual Studies Workshop (SUNY), MFA
Syracuse University
color photographs photography, black and white photographs, pinhole photography, photography

Rose Marasco       •     207. 780.1965

                 current position: Distinguished Professor of Art, University of Southern Maine


2013 New York Scene: Pinhole Photographs, Meredith Ward Fine Art, New York, NY

2010-11 Projections, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas

2008 The Invented Photograph, Universite de Bretagne Occidentale, Brest, France

2003 Circles, Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York, NY

2002 Open House: Margaret Jane Mussey Sweat, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

2000 Leafing, Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York, NY

1998 New England Diary, Sarah Morthland Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Tender Buttons: Women’s Domestic Objects, Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusettts

1992-93 Ritual and Community: The Maine Grange, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, Maine


2013 Homage, University of New England, Portland, Maine

2011 The Myths, New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire

2008 The New Recyclists, Whitney Art Works, Portland, Maine

2005 The Long View: Selections from the Norma B. Marin Collection, University of Maine Museum of Art 

2003 Photographing Undomesticated Interiors, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachusetts

2001 Domestic Culture: Home in Visual Culture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine

1998 Still Lifes / Prints & Photographs, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York

1998 Memorable Histories And Historic Memories, Bowdoin College Museum, Brunswick, Maine

1989  Selections 4: Photokina ‘88, Polaroid International Exhibition, Cologne, Germany



2005 Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award, Santa Fe Center for Photography

1992 Exhibition of the Year, New England Historical Association, Worcester, Massachusetts

1990-92 Major Grant, Maine Humanities Council, Ritual and Community: The Maine Grange

1990 Individual Artists Fellowship, Maine Arts Commission, Maine

1985 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Peterborough, New Hampshire



Photo District News, New York, NY, “ The Portfolio Review Diaries: The Reviewer’s

Reflections”  Debra Klomp Ching, July, 2008

Quest France, “An American Photographer at The University- Brest ” May 3, 2008

Art New England, featured artist/interview, Lauren Fensterstock, Dec./Jan., 2005-06

Undomesticated Interiors, essays by Aprile Gallant & Mimi Hellman, Smith College Museum of Art, 2003

Dear Print Fan: A Festschrift for Marjorie B. Cohn, essay, Deborah Martin Kao, Not Unordered: Rose Marasco’s Tender Buttons, Harvard University Art Museums, 2001

New York Resident,  “West Side Story”, exhibition review, Chris MacLeod, November 6, 2000

New York magazine, March 2, 1998, selected exhibition

The New Yorker, “Goings On About Town,” Feb. 23, 1998, extended text

The New York Times, exhibition review, Margarett Loke, February 20, 1998

The Village Voice, exhibition review, Vince Aletti, February 4 -10, 1998

The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentered Society, by Lucy R. Lippard, 1997

The New Press, New York, NY

The Chronicle of Higher Education, “Endpaper,” May 26,1995

The Boston Sunday Globe, Exhibition review Christine Temin, May 14,1995


Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, Maine

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine

Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts

Farnsworth Museum of Art, Rockland, Maine

Fidelity Investments Corporate Art Collection, Boston, Massachusetts

Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

The New York Public Library Photography Collection, New York, New York

Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

The Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine

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