Resume – Marcia Burtt

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B.A. University of California at Berkeley
M.A. University of Montana

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2010 “Coastal Plein Air,” Thomas Moser, Los Angeles

2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000 Lacuna Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

2000 Susan Street Fine Art, Solana Beach

1999 Cate School, Carpinteria

1996 Easton Gallery, Montecito, CA

1995 California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco

1994 Easton Gallery, Montecito

1993 Woodbridge Gallery, Gualala, CA

1993 Susan Street Fine Art, Solana Beach, CA

1992 Easton Gallery, Montecito

1991 Cate School, Carpinteria, CA

1990 Easton Gallery, Montecito

1989 Ventura College, Ventura, CA

Group Affiliations

Signature Member, California Art Club
Signature Member, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association
Since 1986, exhibitions with The Oak Group, formed to paint areas threatened by development.

In 2002 with friends Marcia founded SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment) to broaden the Oak Group’s mission.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2011 California Art Club Centennial Gold Medal Exhibition, Pasadena, (“Art of the West” award)

2010 “County Parks,” Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbarra

2009 “On Location in Malibu 2009, Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu (Cover image)

2008 “Nocturnes,” Wildling Art Museum, Los Olivos
“Art for the New Millennium: Acquisitions since 2000,” Museum of Ventura County

2007 “The Oak Group”, Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria
“Northern Views: California Painting in the Plein Air Tradition,” Napa Valley Museum
“Sea to Shining Sea: A Reflection of America,” Cape Museum of Fine Arts, Mass.

2006 “Santa Barbara’s Landscape Legacy: Celebrating the Oak Group’s 20th Anniversary,”
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
“The Oak Group”, Palm Loft Gallery, Carpinteria
“Signature Membership Show”, LPAPA Studio, Laguna Beach
“On Location in Malibu 2006,” Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu
“Window on Santa Barbara,” Gallery 113, Santa Barbara

2005 “Visiting Ray,” Faulkner Gallery, Santa Barbara
“Canyon de Chelly en Plein Air,” Firestone Gallery, Tucson
“Heal the Ocean,” Gallery 113, Santa Barbara
“Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibit,” Easton Gallery, Santa Barbara

2004 “Heal the Ocean,” Gallery 113, Santa Barbara
“Fall Color 2004,” Village Frame and Gallery, Montecito
Group Exhibition, Young’s Gallery, Los Olivos
“Women Artists of the West,” Eric Firestone Gallery, Tucson
“Spiritual Spectrum,” Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, Los Angeles
“The Political Landscape,” L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
“Sea to Shining Sea,” Haggin Museum, Stockton
Plein Air Invitational, Laguna Museum of Art

2003 “Malibu to Eaton Canyon,” Whites Gallery, Montrose
Group Exhibition, Young’s Gallery, Los Olivos
Plein Air Painters of America, Catalina
“On Location in Malibu,” Frederick R. Weisman Museum, Malibu

2002 “33rd Juried Exhibition,” Palm Springs Desert Museum (Honorable Mention)
“Land and Legacy,” Monterey Museum of Art
“Yosemite and Sierra Grandeur,” California Art Club Gallery, Pasadena

2001 “The Figure in Drawing,” Westmont College
“Contemporary Artists Paint Yosemite,” Haggin Museum, Stockton
“Grand Canyon Expressions,” Forbes Gallery, New York
“Scenes of the Pacific,” California Art Club Gallery, Pasadena
“Working from Life,” Westmont College, Montecito

2000 “In the Footsteps of Fernand Lungren,” UCSB College of Creative Studies
“Plein Air Paintings Celebrate the Milennium,” California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco
California Art Club Gold Medal Exhibition, Pasadena Historical Museum, Pasadena
“Tour de Normandy,” Casa de Arte, Shreveport

1998 Invitational landscape exhibition, John Pence Gallery, San Francisco
“Souvenir de Normandie,” Forbes Galleries, New York City
“En Plein Air,” California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco
“The Canyon and Other Colors,” Art Museum of Northern Arizona University

1997 “Interpretations of the Colorado Landscape,” Forbes Galleries, New York

1996 “Puertas del Santuario,” Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA

1996 “Painting San Francisco,” Plein Air Painters of America Exhibition,
California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco
“Painting Eden: California Garden Landscapes,” California Heritage Gallery, San Francisco
“California Wetlands,” Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History

1994 “100 Years of California Landscape Painting,” Carnegie Museum, Oxnard
Ranchos de Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Trust for Historic Preservation

1993 “Yosemite Renaissance,” Yosemite Museum

1992 “A Century of Santa Barbara Landscape,” Santa Maria Museum of Art
Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara

1990 “Nature Conservancy Lands,” Katie Gingrass Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Plein Air Painters of America, Avalon, CA

1987 “Women Artists of California,” Riverside Museum

1985 “Neo-Impressionism,” Cal Poly,San Luis Obispo (Best of Show)
Bakersfield Art Museum Juried Exhibition
Ojai Arts Festival (Best of Show)

1983 “California Mystique: Contemporary Women Artists,” Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
“Western States Figurative Realism,” Cypress College, Cypress, CA


California Light: a Century of Landscapes, Skira/Rizzoli, 2011

“Making All the Rules,” American Artist, June 2010

“Making a Difference: Santa Barbara’s Oak Group makes landscape painting an act of eco-activism,” Western Art & Architecture, Spring/Summer 2009

Ranches and Rolling Hills: Art of West Marin – A Land in Trust, Marin Agricultural Land Trust, 2008

Land of Sunlight – Contemporary Paintings of San Diego County, San Diego Flora, 2007

American Artist, “On Location in Malibu 2006: Paintings by the California Art Club”, September 2006

American Artist, “The Oak Group: Preserving Landscape,” September 2006

Fine Art Connoisseur, “Welcome, Spring: Capturing the Glory of the Garden,” March 2006

American Artist Workshop, “Marcia Burtt: Bold Plein Air Painting from a Conservationist,” Winter 2005

From Sea to Shining Sea, Haggin Museum, 2004

American Artist, Plein Air Acrylics,” Acrylic Highlights, 2004

Southwest Art, “By the Sea,” June 2004

Southwest Art, “Sea to Shining Sea,” May 2004

American Artist, “Sea to Shining Sea,” June 2004

Enchanted Isle: A History of Plein Air Painting in Santa Catalina Island, Society for the Advancement of Plein-Air Painting, 2003

Southwest Art, “Artistic License,” April 2002

Montecito Journal, “Marcia Burtt,” 22 November 2001

American Artist, August 2001, “The Oak Group”

Southwest Art, June 2001, “Best of the West—Oak Group Anniversary”

Art of the West, November/December, 2000, “Painting down the Rapids”

American Artist, December 2000, “Into the Heart of the Grand Canyon”

Gardens of Santa Barbara, The Easton Press, 2000

Art-Talk, June/July, 1999, “Women Who Paint the Landscape”

American Artist, September, 1998, The Technical Page

American Artist, April 1998, “On Tour in Normandy”

Southwest Art, September 1997, “Ranchos”

Southwest Art, February 1997, “Marcia Burtt”

American Artist, January 1997, “Interpretations of the Colorado Landscape”

Ranchos–Land Grant Ranchos of Santa Barbara County,

The Easton Press, 1996

Southwest Art, June 1996, “The Oak Group”

American Artist, January 1996, “A Systematic Approach to Acrylic Landscapes’

Antiques & Fine Art, Nov.-Dec., 1991, “Then and Now”

American Artist, Oct. 1988, “Painters as Preservationists”

Art of the West, March-April 1988, “The Glory Days”

Selected Collections

Haggin Museum, Stockton
Yosemite Museum
Grand Canyon Trust, AZ
J.Paul Bagley family
Forbes Magazine, NYC
Los Angeles Athletic Club
Nissan Motors Assurance Corporation
California Bank & Trust
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
University of Montana
Museum of Ventura County
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, CA