Marjorie Norman Schwarz is known for her signature technique of delicately layering thin oil paint on canvas, resulting in atmospheric surfaces that are both nuanced and dynamic. Schwarz employs water soluble oils, applied in sparring layers, to create pictorial fields that are simoultaneously varied and complex. Her compositions feature overlapping passages of rhythmic hatching, playing against shifting, diaphanous grounds, creating a sense of fragmentation in the space depicted. 

Marjorie Norman Schwarz (b. 1972, Harvey, IL) received her BFA from Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX (1999). Schwarz’s recent solo exhibitions include SOCO Gallery, Charlotte, NC (2022); 12.26, Dallas, TX (2020 and 2021); Culture Hole, Dallas, TX (2018); Goss Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX (2015); Sonia Dutton Gallery, New York/ Austin (2015), among others. Recent group shows include UT Dallas SP/N Gallery, Dallas, TX (2021); Erin Cluley Gallery, Dallas (2019); The Reading Room, Dallas, TX (2018); Site 131, Dallas, TX (2015), among others. Schwarz was featured in Texas Artists: Women of Abstraction at the Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX (2022). Her work resides in the permanent collections of the Dallas Museum of Art and the San Antonio Museum of Art. Schwarz currently lives and works in Dallas, TX.

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