b. Caracas, Venezuela.

Lives and works in Dallas since 1998

EDUCATION

Master of Fine Arts in Painting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Full scholarship and fellowship towards graduate school. August 2011 – May 2013

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas. Merit and academic scholarship. August 2007 – May 2009 

ART RELATED EXPERIENCE

Full-time Art Faculty and Department Coordinator/ 2D Media. Richland College, Dallas, TX, 2014 to present

Fulbright Scholar. US Department of Education Fulbright Hays Project Abroad. Cultural immersion and education outreach in Vietnam. July-August 2018

Published in Holding Pattern Art Magazine, Volume II, 2018

Recipient of the John & Suanne Roueche Excellence in Teaching Award. League for Innovation Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2016

Public Art Project Coordinator, The Blood of Heroes, Richland College, November 2015

Adjunct Professor Studio Art, Painting – Cedar Valley College, Lancaster, TX, 2013

Adjunct Professor, Art Appreciation – TCCD South Campus, Ft Worth, TX, 2013

Teaching Assistant, Painting and Printmaking – Southern Methodist University, 2011-2013

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Spatial. Bath House Cultural Center. Dallas, Texas. September 2018

Faculty Exhibition. Brazos Gallery, Dallas, Texas. March 2018

In You We Trust – Public Art Project: installation bringing awareness on human trafficking of minors in Dallas County. Brazos Gallery, Dallas. September 2016

Paradoja Roja, A Solo Show by Marian Lefeld, Galeria La Ventana, Caracas, Venezuela. June 2015

The Motherload Project. http://www.themotherload.org/conversations.html. Dallas, Texas. March 2014

Coming Home, A Solo Exhibition by Marian Lefeld. Forum Gallery, Brookhaven College. Dallas, Texas, September 2014

Pequeño Formato. Galería La Ventana, Caracas, Venezuela. November 2014

Ellas: Exhibiting Local Latina Artists. Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. April 2014

A World Apart: Marian Lefeld. Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition. Capital One Headquarters, Plano, Texas. October 2013

Hecho en Dallas Retrospective. Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. May 2013

Experiencing Perspectives. Mercedes Benz Financial Services, Ft Worth, Texas. May 2012 / May 2013

Bridged – 500 Singleton, Dallas, Texas. March 2012

Affordable Art Fair at Cultuurpark, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. October 2011

Venezuela Inside and Out – Two artist exhibition. Ro2Art, Dallas, Texas. June 2010

ArteBA, Buenos Aires Contemporary Art Fair, Argentina. May 2010

The South – Three-artist exhibition. Maestro Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 2010

Papel XVI – Group exhibition. Galería Leo Blasini, Caracas, Venezuela. May 2010

5x7, Arthouse at the Jones Center, Austin, Texas. May 2010

Hecho en Dallas, Juried exhibition. Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. March 2010

Landscapes at 500X. 500X Gallery, Dallas, Texas. October 2009

New Texas Talent. Craighead-Green Gallery, Dallas, Texas. July 2009

Juried Show. Southern Methodist University, Gray Matters Gallery, Dallas, Texas. April 2008

The South Press Printastic Printstacular Invitational. Carillon Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas. November 2007

Convergence. Cerulean Gallery, Dallas, Texas. October 2006

Outside the Lines 6. Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. October 2006

Rock, Paper, Scissors - Photography and Sculpture Exhibition. Manske Library Gallery, Farmers Branch, Texas. November 2005

Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas. July 2004

Pintura Fresca Solo Exhibition. Farmers Branch Manske Library Gallery, Farmers Branch, Texas. August 2003

Dias de los Muertos. Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, Texas. November 2003

Arte Latino. African American Museum. Dallas, Texas. December 1999