CORK MARCHESCHI
192 Connecticut Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
415-621-3981
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Email: corkmarch@earthlink.net

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EDUCATION
1968-1970 MFA Sculpture, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA
1966-1968 California State College, Hayward, CA
1963-1966 College of San Mateo, San Mateo, CA

PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COMMISSIONS
2009 Revolution Recreation Center, Charlotte, NC
2009 Art Tatum Memorial, Toledo, Ohio
2008 Renown Healing Garden, Reno, NV
2007 Reno Events Center Ballroom, Reno, NV
2007 Enoch Pratt Library, Baltimore, MD
2007 Heldrich Hotel, NJ
2007 Studio One, Oakland, CA
2006 BART, 16th and Mission Station,San Francisco, CA
2005 Reno Events Center, Reno, NV
2004 Cleveland Icons, Cleveland, OH
2004 Great Eagle Center, Hong Kong, China
2003 Hoquiam, Washington. Beacon and Boat
2003 New Jersey Transit. Cattail
2003 San Jose City Hall Complex
2002 Dallas Canopy, Dallas Texas
2002 New Jersey Transit. Seacaucuss N.J.
2001 San Jose Reperatory Theater
2001 Magna Museum , England
1999 Singapore Millenia walk
1998 Columbus, Indiana. Museum of living Archetecture
1998 Milwaukee River Walk. Wisconsin
1996 Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Canal City, Fukuoka, Japa1995 Expo Center, Madison, WI
1995 School of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
1994 University of Iowa, IO
1994 Rowen College, NJ
1994 Ft. Lauderdale Airport, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1993 Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS
1993 Hang Lung Corp., Hong Kong
1993 Homart, Atlanta, GA
1992 Central Michigan University, Midland, MI
1991 Principal Financial Group, Des Moines, IO
1991 The Good Guys Corp., San Mateo, CA
1990 Olympic Ice Hockey Facility, St. Cloud, MN
1989 Veterans Home, Vineland, NJ
1989 Art Tower, Davis, CA
1988 Jamaica Development Corporation, Queens, NY
1986-87 Iowa Historical Building, Des Moines, IO
1985 Actor’s Theater Marquee, St. Paul, MN
1984 Orenstein Residence, Minnetonka, MN
1984 Dayton Hudson Collection, Minneapolis, MN
1982 Minnesota Mutual Life Insurance Co., St. Paul, MN
1983 Regis Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
1981 First Bank of Minneapolis Skyway Project, MN
1980 City Light, Permanent Installation for City of Seattle, WA
1976 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
1971 Opening for the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2007 Braunstein Quy Gallery. SF, Ca.
2006 Braunstein Quay, SF Ca
2002 Braunstien Quay, San Francsico,Ca
2002 Museum of Neon Art, Los Angeles
2000 Braunstein Quay Gallery, SF. Ca.
1999 Gray/McGear Gallery , Los Angeles, Ca.
1996-95 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, C
1994 CCAC, Oakland, CA
1993 Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1992 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1991 Museum Glaskasten, Cologne Germany
1989 Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
1988 Nerlino McGear, NYC
1986 New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
1984 Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
1984 Manheim Kunst Museum, Manheim, West Germany
1983 Gallery Aiedes, West Berlin, West Germany
1983 University of California, Irvine Museum, CA
1982-83, 71 Minneapolis Institute of Art (Traveling Exhibition), MN
1975-82 Morgan Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO
1981 Modernism Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1981 Dobrick Gallery, Chicago, IL
1973, 75, 77, 80 Louis K. Meisel Gallery, NYC
1980 Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ
1979 The Fort Worth Museum, Fort Worth, TX
1974, 78 Galerie M, Bochum, West Germany
1978 Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
1978 Nationalgalerie, Berlin, West Germany
1978 Berliner Kunstlerprogramm des DAAD, Berlin, West Germany
1977 Hanson-Cowles Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
1976 Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, West Germany
1975 Folkwang Museum, Essen, West Germany
1972-74 118 An Art Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2005 Museum of Craft and Design. SF Ca.
2000 Museum of Art Bangkok, Thailand
1999 MONA Los Angeles, Ca.
1997 Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, San Francisco Ca.
1994 Braunstein/Quay Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1993 William Traver Gallery, Seattle, WA
1989 Neimanslande Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany
1988 Aldrich Museum, CT
1987 Bruce Museum, CT
1986 Alternative Museum, NYC
1986 Fashion Insitute of Technology, NYC
1985 DAAD Galerie, West Berlin, West Germany
1984 Laguna Beach Museum, CA
1983 New Music America Festival, Washington, D.C.
1983 Electrica, Paris Museum of Modern Art, France
1983 Kunst Gallery, West Germany
1982 Modernism Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1982 National Gallery, West Berlin, West Germany
1982 “Art Light and Illusion”, Organized by The Asahi Shimbun,
Tokyo, Japan (Traveling Exhibition)
1981 Washington Project for the Arts, Commissioned Works, Washington,
D.C.
1979 New Museum, NYC
1977 Brained Hall Art Gallery, State University College, Postdam, NY
1976 Muse De Arte Contemporaneous de Caracas, Venazuela
1975 Copenhagen Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
1975 Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Holland
1974 Dennison University, Grandville, OH
1974 Rodman Art Center, St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada
1974 Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada

AWARDS
1983 NEA – National Endowment for the Arts, (Sculpture), $25,000
1982 McKnight Foundation Grant, $5,000
1978 DAAD – Berlin Artists Program, $20,000
1977 Bush Foundation Fellowship, $12,000

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
1998 96, 95, 93, 08 Pilchuck Glass School, Stanwood, WA
1988 – 93 San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1988 – 90 U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
1984/1975 Minneapolis College of Art and Design,
Minneapolis, MN
2008 Tacoma Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

SELECTED PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Heitz Collection, Los Angeles, CA Taylor Collection,
San Francisco, CA
McCann Erickson, NYC Luak Communications, Koln, Germany
Hoffman Collection, Koln, Germany
Bruce Dayton, Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Institute of the Arts, MN
Thomas Hodne, Minneapolis, MN
Asahi Shimbon Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Ed and Malinda Wirts, Pasadena, CA
Helge Sypereck, West Germany
Dolly and Edward Fiterman, Minneapolis, MN
Sandy and Peter Butler, St. Paul, MN
Northwest Bank, St. Paul, MN
The Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, WI
The Nelson Gallery, Kansas City, MI
The Bochum Museum, Bochum, Germany
The State Museum Stutgart, Germany
Allen Stone Collection, Rye, MN
Morton Newman Collection, Chicago, IL
Sydney Lewis Collection, Virginia Beach, VI
Helga Retzer, Berlin, Germany
Russell Cowles, Minnesota, MN
John and Sage Cowles, Minnesota, MN
Jim and Myra Morgan, Shawnee Mission, KS
General Mills Collection, Minnesota, MN
Heinz Mack, Monchengladbach, Germany
Galerie M, Bochum, Germany
Althoefer Collection, Dusseldorf, Germany
Kaufman Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Don and Mira Rubell, NYC
Micheal McClure, San Francisco, CA
Kris Giuralimi, Los Angeles, CA
David Bermant, Rye, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Glueck, Grace; “Decorative Abstraction”
New York Times, July 22, 1988

Berswordt, Kornilia V.; Niemansland,
Kunsthale Recklinghausen, 1989

Levin, Gail; Catalogue: Forecasts,
Nerlino Gallery, NYC, 1988

Hall Duncan, Nancy; Catalog,
Bruce Museum, CT, 1987

McClure, Michael; Catalog, Vorpal Gallery,
San Francisco, CA, 1987

Schiess, Christian; Cork Marcheschi,
Signs of the Times, pp. 82-87, Oct. 1987

Tapley, George; “Cork Marcheschi, Exhibition Review,
Minneapolis Institute of the Arts”

Arts Magazine, January 1983

National Galerie, Berlin; Catalog:
Kunst Wird Material, 1982

Sakane, Itsuo; Catalog: Art In Light and Illusion,
The Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, 1982

Wirtz, Melinda; Catalog: Experience at Council Grove,
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, 1982

Buddensieg, Tilmann and Rogge, Henning;
Catalog: Die Nutzliche Kunste, Berlin, 1981

Nelson, Carole; “Energy, Freedom, Music Keeps
Artist Cork Marcheschi Going”, St. Paul Pioneer Press,
January 13, 1982, pp. 12-13

Meier, Peg; “Neon Sculptor Wants to Light Up Our Lives”,
Minneapolis Tribune, May 1, 1981, pp. 1C and 4C

Norklun, Kathi; “Electric Intervals”, ArtWeek,
September 1981, p. 6

Rosenzweig, Solomon, “Light as Art: a Historic
Perspective”, Designers West, Lighting, 1981, pp. 154-173

Wechsler, Jeffrey; Catalog: Cork Marcheschi,
Rutgers University Art Gallery, New Jersey

Thomas, Kathleen; Catalog: Dimensions Variable,
The New Museum, NYC, 1979

Kreutzburg, Siegrid, Catalog: Cork Marcheschi,
Schwarze Galerie, Hannover, Germany, 1979

Marcheschi, Cork; Berlin Burgers, DAAD,
Berlin, Germany, 1979

Hegeman, William R.; “Sculpture to Walk Through”,
ArtNews, Jan. 1978, p. 117

Danoff, Michael; Catalog: Cork Marcheschi/Eric Schwartz:
Electricity and Light as Sculpture, Milwaukee Art Center, 1976

Hepper, Heiner; Cork Marcheschi (film),
Germany Public Broadcasting, 1975

Kruger, Werner; Licht als Skulpturale Form,
Art International, Nov. 20, 1975, p. 79