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Marcia Wegman
Iowa City, IA

About the Artist

Marcia graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in graphic design from Miami University of Ohio in 1957. She then studied print making with Mauricio Lasansky at the University of Iowa, receiving an MFA in 1961. For 34 years with her husband she created and ran a small specialized department store in downtown Iowa City. From 1977 to 1999 Marcia worked in many different mediums including watercolor, handmade paper, acrylics, collage and graphite until discovering pastel in 1999.Since then she has worked alternately in pastel landscapes with an emphasis on Iowa farm country and abstract …

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About the Artist

Marcia graduated magna cum laude with a BFA in graphic design from Miami University of Ohio in 1957. She then studied print making with Mauricio Lasansky at the University of Iowa, receiving an MFA in 1961. For 34 years with her husband she created and ran a small specialized department store in downtown Iowa City. From 1977 to 1999 Marcia worked in many different mediums including watercolor, handmade paper, acrylics, collage and graphite until discovering pastel in 1999.Since then she has worked alternately in pastel landscapes with an emphasis on Iowa farm country and abstract acrylic painting.

Artist’s Work

Summer fruit i
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Summer Fruit I

By Marcia Wegman

Summer fruit ii
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Summer Fruit II

By Marcia Wegman

In the garden 3
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In the Garden

By Marcia Wegman

Bright light over winter land
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Bright Light Over Winter Land

By Marcia Wegman

Layered life
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Layered Life

By Marcia Wegman

Dreams of flying
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Dreams of Flying

By Marcia Wegman

Light obscured
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Light Obscured

By Marcia Wegman

Shapes and colors
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Shapes and Colors

By Marcia Wegman

Evening colors
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Evening Colors

By Marcia Wegman

A day like no other
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A Day Like No Other

By Marcia Wegman

Road to a far country
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Road to a Far Country

By Marcia Wegman

Springs light and colors
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Spring's Light and Colors

By Marcia Wegman

Near and far
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Near and Far

By Marcia Wegman

Summer creek
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Summer Creek

By Marcia Wegman

Colors of fall
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Colors of Fall

By Marcia Wegman

Returning home 2
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Returning Home

By Marcia Wegman

Country spring
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Country Spring

By Marcia Wegman

Deep in the woods
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Deep in the Woods

By Marcia Wegman

Selected Exhibitions

  • Gilded Pear
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2016
  • Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2016
  • Dubuque Museum of Art
    Dubuque, Iowa, 2015
  • Pastel Society of America
    New York City, 2014
  • Maquoketa Art Experience
    Maquoketa, Iowa, 2014

Press and Accolades

  • Artist's Magazine- winner
    2018, 2011
  • International Artist magazine
    10 page "how to" article 2016
  • Pastel Journal - finalist
    2011

Education

  • University of Iowa, MFA
    Iowa City, Iowa,1961 
  • Miami University, BFA
    Oxford, Ohio,1957