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Opening Reception & Gallery Talk – REFINED FIGURES: The Sculpture of Gwen Marcus

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Cape Cod Museum of Art
60 Hope Lane
Dennis, Massachusetts
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Opening Reception; REFINED FIGURES: The Sculpture of Gwen Marcus
Tuesday, August 22, 4:00 om – 6:30pm
– Gallery Talk 4:00pm – 5:00pm
– Reception 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Free and open to the public.
RSVP Appreciated
Exhibition Dates: August 22 – November 19, 2023

Gwen Marcus is one of the foremost figurative sculptors in the United States. Her works can be seen in museums and exclusive private and public collections worldwide. Critics have praised Marcus for her remarkable sensitivity and deep understanding of the human form. Each of her sculptures embodies a powerful execution and attention to detail, showcasing her commitment to excellence and uncompromising quality.
What truly distinguishes Marcus’s work is her exceptional ability to capture both the essence of movement and the depth of emotions in her subjects. Each of her sculptures tells a unique story, drawing viewers into their captivating narratives.
Throughout her long career, Marcus has received numerous honors and prestigious commissions, including the highly regarded Gold Medal of Honor from Allied Artists of America. Additionally, she has received multiple Gold Medals of Honor from the Audubon Artist (twice), The American Artist Professional League (five times), and the Hudson Valley Art Association. Marcus has been honored with the Centennial Medal of Honor, along with two Gold Medal of Honor recognitions from The Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, an affiliation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Marcus’s influence reaches far beyond her artwork. She has traveled the world, exhibiting her sculptures and sharing her insights through lectures. She maintains affiliations with numerous esteemed arts organizations, and holds the title of Fellow and has served on the board of directors of the National Sculpture Society. Marcus continues to contribute to the growth and development of the artistic community.
The Cape Cod Museum of Art is pleased to present REFINED FIGURES: The Sculpture of Gwen Marcus as we extend a warm welcome to Gwen in her new Cape Cod studio. To learn more about Marcus and view her sculptures, visit www.gwenmarcus.com


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