Cora Marshall is a nationally acclaimed artist creating work across the media of painting, mixed media, photography and sometimes poetry. Her works are often personal expressions of self, home and community and her connections to and lessons from an African and Native American familial past.
Marshall was born in Washington, D.C. and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Howard University and a Doctor of Arts degree from New York University. She continues to work as an art educator and has exhibited both internationally and nationally at many fine art galleries, from Kumasi, Ghana to St. Petersburg, Florida. She has also been a speaker at numerous professional venues across the country.
Currently living in the Gulfport area, Marshall’s current research interest focuses on contemporary African American artists, in particular, Black women artists of African and African-Native descent.