Marcia Biasiello's work has been exhibited in the USA and Europe, and is included in private collections in the US and Canada, including Albuquerque, Alexandria, Appleton, Austin, Berlin, Bloomington, Boise, Boston, Bozeman, Brookhaven, Brooklyn, Burbank, Coraopolis, Charleston, Chesapeake, Chicago, Coeurd'Alene, Conroe, Costa Mesa, Cranston, Edmonton, Elkhorn, Eleva, Elverson, Evanston, Fort Worth, Grosse Pointe Farms, Henderson, Houston, Huntersville, Laveen, Ligonier, Lincolnshire, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Marietta, Montclair, Monticello, 

North Bend, Oakland, Omaha, Palatine, Palos Park, Phoenix, Polk City, Portland, Riverwoods, Rockford, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Diego, Saratoga Springs, SPRING TX, State College, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, Sturgeon County, Talahassee, Toronto, Vernon Hills, Westlake Village, West Chester, and Westfield.


The Room Contemporary Art Space


Gallery 1070



Rare Nest Gallery


Rossocinabro Gallery


Rome Italy

Invitational: paintings


Paris France

Gallery Representation



Venice, Italy | Summer 2020 

Invitational: paintings

Venice International Art Fair 2020 analyzes the relationship between body and space, and the hybridization between identities and cultural/physical/social/urban settings in contemporary time, through two main sections: LIQUID ROOMS and FUTURE LANDSCAPES.


Florence Contemporary Gallery, Italy

Inclusion in juried 2020 Magazine

March, 2020

Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, Illinois

Group Show "Love"

March 2020

I Like Your Work Summer Juried Show CONGRUENCE

I Like Your Work Podcast juried online exhibition

Juror: Bridgette Mayer of

Summer 2020

Second Story Studios, Chicago, Illinois

Group Show "LE•AP BIG PRINT Art Show"

March 2020

Envision Arts Magazine

Juried Group Show "For the Love of Art II"

Honorable Mention

Summer 2020


J. Mane Gallery 

Juried Group Show "Monochrome"

Summer 2020

Cornelia Arts Building, Chicago, Illinois

Solo show/Front gallery in conjunction with Open Studios

Fall 2020


Awarded January 2020: Best of the Year 2019

First Place: Eastern Conference USA and Canada

Strawdog Theatre Chicago, Illinois

Solo Show/Winter Residency


Gallery 1070 Chicago, Illinois

Group Show


DESTIG Magazine London, UK

6 page feature as one of DESTIG's 2019 Top Artists

Minted San Francisco, Ca

Award: Most Unique Drawing Style/Children's Mural

Award: 11th of 2000 entries for Children's Art


1100 Florence Gallery Evanston, Illinois

Group Show/Planned Parenthood Benefit 

Strawdog Theatre Chicago, Illinois

Solo Show



Minted San Francisco, Ca

Award: Editor's Choice: Painting

Award: Travel to Minted Artist Conference, Las Vegas


Rare Nest Gallery Chicago, Illinois

Two exhibitions of invited artists



Since 2017 I have reemerged as a consistently working and exhibiting artist.


As an artist and Higher Education instructor,

I participated in numerous exhibitions from the 1980s thru 2000s: 

ARC Gallery, Raw Space Chicago, Illinois. Installations.

Armitage Gallery Chicago, Illinois. Representation. Drawings.

Beloit College; Beloit, Wisconsin. Invitational drawings

Evanston Art Center Evanston, Illinois. Invitational: Paintings.

Hyde Park Art Center Chicago, Illinois. Paintings.

Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois Group exhibit: Visual Novel.

MARS Gallery, Chicago, Illinois. Paintings.

McKinley Gallery Urbana, Illinois. Photographs.

Photography International Chicago Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois

Prairie Ranch Productions St. Paul, MN  Invitational; Drawings.

Randolph Street Gallery Chicago, Illinois: Martha. An Opera.

Collaboration with Robert Metrick.

Third Coast, Chicago, Illinois. Drawings.

Traveling Exhibition San Francisco Art Institute; Osaska, Japan. Photographs and drawings

Warm Gallery MiInneapolis, MN Installation.


1986: Illinois Arts Council Grant  With Robert Metrick for The Martha Opera

1982: Illinois Arts Council Grant  Visual Art

Professional Employment

1985 - Current

Educational publishing Project Manager, emphasis on image curation, acquisition and licensing.

Free-Lance illustration.

College Teaching

Visiting Artist; School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Photography. 1985

Visiting Assistant Professor, College of Art and Design; Photography. 1981 - 1984


BA, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1978 - Individual Plan of Study in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences: "A Conceptual Approach to Intermediate Art". Graduation with Highest Honors. 

Thesis title, "Memory Pages".

MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago / Photography, 1981




Strawdog Theater 

Solo Show

Winter Residency