EDUCATION:
MFA, 1999 (full scholarship),
University of California, Los Angeles
BFA, Fine Arts, 1986 (partial scholarship),
University of California, Santa Cruz
1983-85 (full scholarship), New York Academy of Art, NYC,
New York

AWARDS:
Regional Artist’s Grant, City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs, California, 2002
Full scholarship, UCLA, 1996-99
Creative Artist Fellowship, Oakland Cultural Commission, 1994
Painting Scholarship, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1985


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2001 Sculptures, Crazy Space, Santa Monica, CA
2000 Drawings and Sculptures, The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA
2000 International Art Fair 1998, B&D Studio Contemporanea, Bologna, Italy
1998 Tea Party, B&D Studio Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
1997 Sugar Coated: Humanettes and Toys, Catharine Clark Gallery,  San Francisco, CA                    
1990 Paintings, Dancing Man Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
1990 Recent Work, Chameleon, Santa Cruz, CA
Paintings, Santa Cruz Art Center, Santa Cruz, CA
1990 Paintings, Stevenson Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
Drawings and Paintings, J.B. Hall Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
 SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2012 Finds! The Unusual Object, FOCA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009 A Message of Humanity, The Harcos-Huneke Collection, Grand Gallery, Tracy, CA
2004 Carpet Bag, Healing Arts, Brooklyn, New York
2003 Needle Art, Traveling Show, (show travels nationally 2003-2006)
2002 Shikishi: Gifts of Art for the New Year, Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
2001 100% Rag, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Fahrenheit 2000, Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA
  Weird Bent, Crazy Space Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  The Spurgeon Experience, The Spurgeon Bldg., Santa Ana, CA
  My Favorite Doll, curated by Michael Duncan, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
  Psyche 2000, Post Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1999 MFA Thesis Exhibition, The New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  Interventions, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Needle Art, Bedford Art Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
  Spinal Epidural, Please!, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 San Francisco International Art Fair, Catharine Clark Gallery
  San Francisco International Art Fair, B & D Studio Contemporanea
  Circus Momentus, Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles
  Gallery Artists, B & D Studio Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
  International Art Fair, Frankfurt, B & D Studio Contemporanea
1997 Tweakville, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Installation, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
  Artists Among Us, Pro Arts, Oakland, CA, (Creative Artist Fellowship Exhibition)
1996 Consumption, Catharine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Re-Found, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Glean, Four Walls Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995 Bias, Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Third Annual Juried Exhibition, 509 Cultural Center,
   Luggage Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Barbie and Beyond, Morphos Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Artist’s Dolls, Belcher Streer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  National Juried Exhibition, First Place Juror’s Award, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
  Body Politic, San Francisco Arts Commission, CA
1993 Object, Intersection for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
1991 Stories by Women, Nelson Morales Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990 Eight Women, Nelson Morales Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  The Process of Progress, The New Art Place, San Francisco, CA
1989 Santa Cruz Art Museum Rental Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
  Santa Cruz County Building, Santa Cruz, CA
  3rd Annual Pacific Grove Juried Exhibition, Pacific Grove Art Center, Pacific Grove, CA
  Five by Five, Sesnon Gallery, UCSC, Santa Cruz, CA
  Graduate Painting Exhibition, Baskin Art Facility, Santa Cruz, CA
  Group Painting Show, Baskin Art Facility, Santa Cruz, CA
  Contemporary Cast Drawings, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

SELECTED MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:
diRosa, Napa, CA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Mark Van Proyen, Review, Art in America, June, 2000.
ART’e, RAI 3, speciale Fiera Bologna, Sabato 31/1/98
Owen Drolet, Marcia Binnendyk at B & D, Flash Art n. 208, Feb.-Mar. 98
Maurizio Scuaccaluga, NEOS, Tema Celeste, Jan.-Feb. 1998, B&D Studio Contemporanea
Eramnno Krumm, Radio RAI 3, Sabato 13 Dec. 1997, B&D Studio Contemporanea
Francesco Cardea, Arte Mondadori, Dec. 1997, catalogue B&D Edition, B&D Studio Contemporanea
Mark Van Proyen, Review, New Art Examiner, November 1997.
Harry Roche, "Art: Marcia Binnendyk at Catharine Clark", The San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 23-29, 1997
Paul Dorn, "Bias at Morphos Gallery", Artweek, October 1995, pp. 21-22
Annalise Sorensen, "Visual Arts; Show Me!", SF Live, September 1995
Henry Tannenbaum, Barbie and Beyond", Morphos Gallery, 6 pm News, KRON telecast, 8/18/94