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 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