Cora Marshall

Cora Marshall, born in Washington, DC, is an artist and educator. She received her B.F.A. from Howard University, Master of Science in Education from Bank Street College of Education with Parsons School of Design, and her doctorate in art from New York University. Dr. Marshall, Professor of Art Emeritus, served as chairperson of the Department of Art at Central Connecticut State University from 2006-2012. Marshall has exhibited internationally and nationally, including at the National Conference of Artists, Kumasi, Ghana.

A.I.R. Gallery, N.Y.C.; Skylight Restoration Gallery, Brooklyn; Hammonds House Gallery, Atlanta; Pittsburgh Center for the Arts; Craftery Gallery, Hartford; the Rosenburg Gallery at N.Y.U.; Picture That L.L.C., Stamford, CT; Carter G. Woodson African American Museum; Studio @620 and Gallerie 909 in St. Petersburg, FL.

Dr. Marshall’s current research interest focuses on contemporary African American artists, particularly black women artists of African and African-Native descent. She has presented at numerous professional venues, including the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, Cornell University, Columbia University Teachers College in N.Y., College Art Association, Connecticut Art Education Association, and Southern Connecticut State University in New Haven. Dr. Marshall received the Lifetime Contribution to the Arts Award in 2014 from the Greater New Britain Arts Alliance. Dr. Marshall currently resides in Gulfport, FL.

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