peter marcuS

Peter E. Marcus
52 Ocean  Ave.
Jamestown, Rhode Island 02835
401 423 2899 home
314 602 0796 cell


1964                   Special Studies in Printmaking, Scuola del Libro, Urbino, Italy

1964                   M.F.A. Printmaking, Brooklyn College

1962                   B.S. Industrial Design, New York University

1960                   Certificate, Parson’s School of Design

Professional Experience

1967-1999           Professor of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
                            Teach:  painting and printmaking

1978-1988           Chair, Painting, Drawing, and Printmaking Department     

1965-1967           Instructor in Art, University of Wisconsin – Stout, Menomonie, WI
                            Taught: Printmaking, Three-dimensional design, industrial design, and art

1988                   National Endowment for the Arts – Mid-Atlantic Foundation
                           National Endowment for the Arts – Special Projects

2011                    Lifetime Teaching Award
                           Southern Graphics Council International  

1985                   National Endowment for the Arts Senior Visual Arts Fellowship Grant

1984                   M-AAA/NEA (Mid-America Arts Alliance and the National Endowment
                           for the Arts) Fellowship for Visual Artists in Printmaking


1978-1980            Grant for Master Print Workshop. Start of Island Press

1976                      Member – Missouri Council for the Arts


2015                     Newport Art Museum, Newport,R.I.  one person show

2013                     Jamestown Art Center, Jamestown ,R.I. one person show

2011                      Steinberg Art museum, St.Louis MO. one person show
2006                     Molloy College, Long Island New York

                              Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis MO
                              Bruno David gallery, st.louis MO

2002                     Lydon Art, Chicago, IL
                              Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1999                      Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO
                              University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
                              Joslyn Museum, Omaha, NE

1996                      Indiana University of Pennsylfania, Indiana, PA
                              Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO (one-person)

1995                       Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY
                               University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa, AL
                               Milliken University, Decatur, IL (one-person)
                               Jansen Koos Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland
                               Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL (one-person)

1994                       University of South Dakota
                               R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO
                               Elliot Smith Gallery (one-person), St. Louis, MO
1993                      “Big Print,” University of Dallas, Dallas, TX
                                Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
                                Drawing Center, New York, NY
                                Shed Aquarium, Chicago, IL
                                Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1991                         Locus Gallery, St. Louis, MO
                                Walnut Street Gallery, Springfield, MO

1990                         Jan Ciciero Gallery, Chicago, IL One-person show
                                 Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL Three-person show

1989                         Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL Group show
                                “Galerie Van Mourik,” Rotterdam, The Netherlands
                                  Locus Gallery, St. Louis, MO

1988                        Suwa, Japan
                                Nanjing, China
                                Joy Moss Gallery, Miami, FL

1986                        B.Z. Wagman, St. Louis, MO
                               “Currents 32: The Narragansett Bay Series,” St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

1985                        “Mid-America Arts Alliance/ National Endowment for the Art fellowship                                       traveling  exhibition            
                                “Mid-Four Annual Juried Art Exhibition,” Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas
                                 City MO. 

1983                        “One of a Kind,” Maryland Art Institute

1980                       “Works on Paper,” Missouri Arts Council
                                 Montclair State, Montclair, NJ

1978                          Barbara Okun Gallery, St. Louis, MO
                                  Jan Cicero Gallery, Chicago, IL

1977                          Heron School of Art, Artist in Residence
                                  Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Artist in Residence
                                 Katherine Markel Gallery, New York, NY

1976                          Mid-West Artist, Krannert Museum

1975                           Barbara Okun Gallery, St. Louis, MO
1974                          Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

1973                          The St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

1972                          Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1968                          San Diego State College, San Diego, CA

1967                           Los Angeles County Museum
                                   University of Kentucky
                                   University of Minnesota
1967                           Wisconsin Printmakers
                                   New York State University, Invitational, Albany, NY

1966                            University of Maine
                                     American Federation of Arts, traveling exhibition
                                    Walker Art Center, three-man show
                                     New York State University, Potsdam, NY
                                     Kansas State Black and White Show
                                     Brooklyn Museum, NY

1965                            Springfield Museum, Springfield, IL
1964                            Cooper Union Museum, NY


St.Louis Art Museum, St.Louis Mo.

Southwestern Bell, St. Louis, MO

Boatman’s Bank, St. Louis, MO

Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Commerce Bank, St. Louis, MO

Dallas Museum of Fine Arts, Dallas, TX

Europe-Wide I

Joseph Pulitzer. Jr.

Mark Twain Banks, St. Louis, MO

Newark Public Library, NJ

Queens College, Queens, NY

Ralston Purina, St. Louis, MO

Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MO

University of Wisconsin – Stout, WI

Washington University St.Louis ,Mo.

The Seven-Up Company, St. Louis, MO

United Airlines


United States Steel, NY

United States Embassy, Nicosia, Cyprus

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

University of Wisconsin – Madison, Elvehjem Museum, WI

Washington University, St. Louis, MO

University of Missouri – St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
William Gass

Milliken University, Decatur, IL

Beach Museum, Kansas State University, KS

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, Cedar Rapids, IA

Ann Janss, Los Angeles, CA

Daum Museum , Mo


Allen, Lynne and McGibbon, Phyllis, The Best of Printmaking, An International Collection                             
         Rockport Publishers, Inc., Glouchester, MA, 1997.

45 Contemporary American Printmakers, 1999.