Gwen Marcus View Artist's Bio

Gwen Marcus is one of the premier figurative sculptors working in the United States today. Her work can be seen in museums and exclusive private and public collections internationally.

Critics have praised Marcus for her " sensitivity and comprehension of the human form." Each figure is "powerfully executed and finished with meticulous attention to detail,"  demonstrating her insistence on the highest quality in her work. Marcus's "ability to capture movement and emotion in her subjects, along with their inner and outer beauty," is what distinguishes her work. 

Marcus is the recipient of many prestigious awards and honors including:

  • Gold Medal of Honor, The Allied Artists of America, Inc.
  • Gold Medal of Honor, The American Artist Professional League, Inc. (a five-time recipient)
  • Gold Medal of Honor, Audubon Artist, Inc. (a two-time recipient)
  • Gold Medal of Honor, The Hudson Valley Art Association
  • Centennial Medal of Honor (two-time recipient) & Gold Medal of Honor, The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
  • Gloria Medal, National Sculpture Society
  • Certificate of Merit, The National Academy of Design
  • Who’s Who in American Art, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World
  • Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Fellow and served on the board of the Nation Sculpture Society

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