Faculty

Rene Marquez

Associate Professor and Interim Chair
rmarquez@udel.edu
www.renejmarquez.com
104 Recitation Hall
Office Hours: Thursdays 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm and by appointment
302.831.2244

M.F.A. (Painting) University of Pennsylvania, 1993

M.A. (Asian Studies) Cornell University, 1986

B.A. (Government) Cornell University, 1986

Marquez teaches painting, drawing, Issues in Contempary Art, and the Research Seminar for graduate students. He previously taught at Haverford College and with the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Born in the Philippines and raised in the U.S., Marquez works in painting, drawing, and video. His research interests include Postcolonial Studies and Critical Animal Studies. Past exhibitions include the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the International Center of Photography, University of California-Irvine, College of William and Mary, the Delaware Biennial, the Philadelphia Art Alliance, as well as the Ayala Museum and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, both in Manila.

Selected Publications, Presentations and Curatorial Projects

2010 The Object of Nostalgia, an exhibition co-curated with Lance Winn, A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL. The Object of Nostalgia, a panel organized and co-chaired with Lance Winn, at the College Art Association National Conference, Chicago, IL.
2009 "The Postcolonial Sentimental: Imagining Cornelio", International Journal of the Arts in Society, Volume 4, Issue 5, with presentation at the International Jouranl of the Arts in Society Conference, Venice, Italy, in conjunction with the Venice Biennale. "Let Slip the Dogs of War", a paper presented for Battlelines: Painting Portraits Today, chaired by Brandon Brame Fortune, National Portrait Gallery. 2009 College Art Association National Conference, Los Angeles,CA.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 Cornelio of the Fields, Cultural Center of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines
2005 Portraits, West Gallery, Manila Philippines

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 National Self-Portrait Exhibition, 33 Collective Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008 Transplants, the Asian Arts Initative in cooperation with InLiquid, the Video Lounge at International House, Philadelphia, PA.
2006 Subterrane, curated by Sean Stoops, web exhibition hosted by InLiquid.com; gallery exhibition, Center for Emerging Visual Artists, Philadelphia, PA.
2005 Bone Folder, Brush, Pencil & Pulp, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC.

Selected Grants, Awards, and Residencies

2009 Road Show: Travels of the Artist, themed artist's residency and partial fellowship, with Ken Lum at the Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
2008 Artist's residency with partial fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.