Marsha Burns bio
Marsha Burns studied at the University of Washington (1963-65) and the University of Massachusetts (1967-69).
She has received two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts (1978, 1988). In the past twenty years her work has been included in partners: Considerations Rather Than Constraints at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Kirkland, WA (2005); Marsha Burns: Portrait of America at the Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA (2003); Marsha Burns: New Photographs at the Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, NY (2001); Eye of the Beholder at the International Center of Photography, New York, NY (1997); Selections 6: Works from the Polaroid Collection at Weber State University, Ogden, UT (1996); About Face at the Houston Center for Photography (1994), To Collect the Art of Women: the Jane Reese Williams Collection of Photography at the Museum of New Mexico, Santa Fe, NM (1992); People and Places at Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Chicago, IL (1991); and Northwest Annual at the Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA (1990).
Marsha Burns’ photographs are in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY), the Seattle Art Museum (Seattle, WA), the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ), and the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, the Netherlands).