Marcus Jansen
B. 1968, New York, NY
Works and lives in SW Florida, USA

Education
1985 – 1986 Gewerbliche Schulen der Stadt Moenchengladbach, Berufskolleg für Technik und Medien, Fachrichtung, Gestaltung, Germany.
1986 - 1989 Gewerbliche Schulen der Stadt Moenchengladbach, Berufsschule fuer Maler u. Lackierer, Germany.
1995 - Austin Peay State University, Management, Fort Campbell, KY
1990 - 1997 US Armed Forces

Mentor: Jerome A. Donson, (Art Historian and Director of the American Vanguard Exhibitions, MOMA 1961)

Awards
2013 Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice,Italy, Juror Sabine Schaschl, (Director and Curator of Kunsthaus Basel, Switzerland)
2012 Dave Bown Projects, United States Grand Prize Winner, Curated by Andrea Karnes (Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)
2011 New American Paintings No. 94, cover artist, MFA Alumni selection, Juror Dan Cameron, (Founder Project New Orleans)

Upcoming Solo Exhibitions
2019 Baker Museum, Marcus Jansen, Naples, FL
2018 Galerie Kellermann, Marcus Jansen - Absolut Jansen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2018 Museum Zitadelle, Marcus Jansen - New Horizons, Berlin, Germany
2017 Weinstein Gallery, Marcus Jansen, Obscure Line Between Fact and Fiction, San Francisco, CA
2017 Heitsch Galerie, Marcus Jansen, Aftermath, Munich
2017 Galerie Kellermann, Marcus Jansen - Post-True Realities, Dusseldorf, Germany

2016 La Triennale di Milano Museum, Marcus Jansen - DECADE, Milan, Italy
2014 Museum Pinacoteca Benedito Calixto, Marcus Jansen, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2014 Roberta Britto Gallery, Marcus Jansen - Veni Vidi Succumbe, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2014 Lazinc, Marcus Jansen, The Whistleblower, London, UK
2010 101/Exhibit, Marcus Jansen - Zeitgeist, Miami. FL
2009 Museum Works Galleries, Marcus Antonius Jansen, Aspen, CO
2008 Museum Works Galleries, Marcus Antonius Jansen, Aspen, CO
2008 Stolen Space Gallery, Marcus Jansen - Urban Expressionism, London, UK
2008 The Yeiser Art Center, Marcus Jansen, Paducah, Kentucky
2007 Museum Works Galleries, Marcus Antonius Jansen, Aspen, CO
2006 Lawrence Asher Gallery, Urban Expressionism, Los Angeles, California
2005 Galerie l'art au Garage, Voice of a Generation, Paris, France
2005 Southwest Florida Museum of History, Fort Myers an Urban Perspective, Fort Myers, FL
2003 Charles H. Wright Museum, Marcus Jansen - Ford Paintings, Dearborn, Michigan
2000 Kunsthandlung Schonen, Subway u. Andere, Aachen, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 Kallmann Museum Ismaning, „Ecce Creatura“,Munich
2014 U.S. Department of State, Art in Embassies Program, UNESCO, Paris France
2014 Baker Museum, Florida Contemporary, Naples, FL
2013 Boca Raton Museum of Art, All Florida, Boca Raton, FL
2013 Housatonic Museum of Art, "Eye on the storm", Bridgeport, CT
2012 Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, Anonymous, PERMM, Russia
2011 Naples Museum of Art, Florida Contemporary, Naples, FL
2010 New Britain Museum of American Art, New Acquisitions, New Britain, CT
2010 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, new acquisitions, Kansas, MO
2010 Deutsches Sport & Olympia Museum, Berlin, Germany
2009 International Convention Centre, FIFA 2010, Cape Town, South Africa
2007 Moscow Museum of Modern Art, “Acquisition”,, Moscow, Russia
2007 National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, 12th Intl Biennial, Taiwan
2007 The Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, 12th Intl Print & Drawing, Biennial, Taiwan
2007 National Kaohsiung Normal University, Taiwan
2006 Tampa Museum of Art, under/current/over/view 8 Biennial, Tampa, FL
2005 Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Arts for Act, Fort Myers, FL
2004 Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Arts for Act, Fort Myers, FL
2002 Stricoff Fine Arts, Group Show, New York, NY
1999 Madison Square Garden, International Independent Film and Art Festival, New York, NY

Selected Museum Collections
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, (MMOMA) Russia
New Britain Museum of American Art, CT, US
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, MO, US
The Ulyanovsk Museum Fine Arts, Russia
PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Russia
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT, US
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC

Selected Collections & Corporations
2012 Absolut Vodka, Sweden
2011 Illuminum Perfume, US
2010 FIFA World Cup TM, Africa
2008 Warner Brothers, US
2003 Ford Motor Company, US

Selected Private Collections
Dieter Rampl, (Chairman Hypo-Kunsthalle Munich)
Prof Dr Dieter Ronte,(Former Director at Kunstmuseum Bonn.)
Bebe and Crosby Kemper Collection
Dr Birgit Löffler, (Director, Das Maximum Museum)
Prof Dr Manfred Schneckenburger, (Curator Documenta Kassel)
Lawrence Voytek, (Robert Rauschenberg’s Art Fabricator)
Anthony Carmello, (NBA, New York Nicks)

Film Documentary
Marcus Jansen - Examine and Report a documentary Film by John Scoular 2016
Featuring: Marcus Jansen, Steve Lazarides, WEST Rubinstein, Noah Becker, Brooke Lynn Mcgowan, Dieter Rampl, Hans Jansen, Richard Beavers, Liane Niedheidt and John Loscuito.

Private Benefit Auctions
2017 Sotheby's, New York, Benefit Auction,"Take Home A Nude" NYAA, NY
2014 AAG Benefit Auction, Amsterdam, NL

Biennials and Awards
2015 Biennale, Cityleaks Urban Art, Cologne, Germany
2013 Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice,Italy, Juror Sabine Schaschl, (Director and Curator of Kunsthaus Basel, Switzerland)
2013 The Fleurieu Art Prize Finalist, Australia, Juror Nigel Hurst, (Director and Chief Executive at Saatchi Gallery in London)
2011 New American Paintings No. 94, cover artist, MFA Alumni selection, Juror Dan Cameron, (Founder Project New Orleans)
2008 8th. International Contemporary Art Biennale "Dialogues", St. Petersburg, Russia, (Curator Larisa Golubeva.)
2007 12th. International Print & Drawing Biennale, Taiwan, Juror among others, David Kiehl,(Whitney Museum of Art, New York.)
2006 Tampa Museum of Art, under/current/over/view 8 Biennial, winner, Juried by Dr. Jeffrey Grove, The Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary, Tampa, FL

Academic Support and writings
2017 Prof Dr Manfred Schneckenburger, Documenta Kassel Curator 1977 and 1987 at Heitsch Galerie Munich (audio lecture).
2017 Dr. Brooke McGowan., (Art Historian/Writer/curator) New York, Marcus Jansen - Obscure line between fact and fiction Weinstein catalog Essay, Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco.
2017 Dr. Elmar Zorn., (Art Historian) Munich, Marcus Jansen - Obscure line between fact and fiction Weinstein catalog Essay, Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco.
2017 Prof. Dr. Dieter Ronte, Prof. Dr. Manfred Schneckenburger, Dr Gottfried Knapp, Dr Elmar Zorn, Hirmer Verlag Germany Tour book “Marcus Jansen Aftermath.”
2017 Dr. Elmar Zorn, Art Historian, Munich - Marcus Jansen Orrick Haus Dusseldorf, Inauguration
2015 Paolo Manazza (Art Critic) Milan, Dr Brooke Lynn Mcgowan, New York, Steve Lazarides, London, Noah Becker, New York, Lawrence Voytek, (Art Production Director for Robert Rauschenberg) Fort Myers.
Marcus Jansen / DECADE monograph.
2014 Dr. Brooke McGowan., (Art Historian/Writer/curator) New York Marcus Jansen - Future Ground, Essay, Castlefitzjohns Gallery
2013 Igor Zanti (Art Historian/Art Critic) Milan
ESPOARTE , Marcus Jansen - “E Nata Una Stella?” - “A New Star is Born?”
2011 Dan Cameron (Former Director of the Orange County Museum of Art) Newport Beach
Marcus Jansen - New American Paintings No. 94
2007 David Kiehl (Curator of Prints and Special Collections at the Whitney Museum of American Art) New York. Marcus Jansen 12th International Print & Drawing Biennale, Taiwan
2005 Jerome A. Donson (Art Historian/Former Director American Vanguard Exhibitions 1961) Port Charlotte
Modern Urban Expressionism, The Art of Marcus Jansen

Press
New York Times, US
Wall Street International
Suddeutsche Zeitung, Germany
Rolling Stone Magazine, Italy
La Repubblica Magazine, Italy
New American Paintings, US
Widewalls, Magazine, CH
Chaos Magazine, US
Arte, Italy
Junge Welt, Germany
Art Profil, Germany
Arttribune, Italy
Strife Journal, UK
ESPOARTE, Italy
Arte Fuse, US
Schon, Magazine. UK
KULT Magazine, Italy
Malibu Arts Review, CA
Exibart, Italy
Aesthetica Magazine, York, UK
Lodown Magazine, Germany