Born and raised in the Netherlands, Marieken Cochius emigrated to NYC in '93 and now lives in the Hudson Valley, NY. Meditative, strong and intuitive work that often explores growth forms, movement and containment of energy, she is drawn to remote places where she studies nature and makes art inspired by it. Her work encompasses drawing, painting, sculpture. A sculptural public commission was completed in 2017 for the Village of Wappingers Falls, NY.
She is a 2020 Recipient of an FCA Emergency Grants of COVID-19 Fund, and Marjorie Curit award winner for Contemporary and Non Traditional art.
Cochius' work has been exhibited in numerous galleries and institutions in places ranging from New York City, NY, Berkeley, CA, Austin, TX, Los Angeles, CA, to Japan, Germany and the Netherlands. She has participated in residencies including the Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT.
Cochius has participated in recent exhibitions at Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at UConn Avery Point, the Attleboro Museum, MA; Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, MO; Roxbury Arts Center, NY; The Ely Center, New Haven, CT; Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY; LAB Space, Hillsdale, NY; Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Her work was recently featured on covers of Willard and Maple Magazine, Sun Spot Journal, and inside Oscilloscope, Superstition Review, Tule Review 2020, Cold Mountain Review, Mud Season Review, Miracle Monocle, Art for a New Earth, Tiny Seed Literary Journal, Esthetic Apostle, FLAR, DeLuge Journal, Alluvian Environmental Journal, Raw Art Review.
1987-1993 Studied photography at Art Academy St. Joost, Breda, Netherlands.
Emigrated to NYC before graduating.
2020: Hole In the Head Review: Issue 3 08/01/2020 https://www.holeintheheadreview.com/picsv1i3/marieken-cochius
Azoth, Space between Thoughts, Joy of Giono featured.
2020: Toho Journal Online Summer 2020 Painting End Zone, Flight featured https://www.tohopub.com/jubilados
2020: http://impermanentearth.com Summer 2020
2020: Oscilloscope Literary Magazine: Issue 1 Painting Spread and interview featured. https://oscilloscopelit.com/marieken-cochius-visual-art/
2020: The Closed Eye Open: Issue 1, page 17-20 Space Unwound and 3 Solar Etches featured.
2020: Camas Magazine: Summer 2020 issue, Collage Element#7 featured.
2020: Beyond Words: drawing 'Morning with Lover' featured. Issue 2 April 2020
2020: Superstition Review: 5 Element collages featured https://superstitionreview.asu.edu/issue25/art/mariekencochius
2020: Quarantine Zine, by Shari Diamond. Painting: 'Under the Tree of Life. Night' featured
2020: Tule Review, 2020, Sacramento Poetry Center. Page 30, Sculpture 'Gathering' featured.
2020: Art for a New Earth. 3 Element Collages featured.
2020: Cold Mountain Review. 8 Cloud drawings featured. https://www.coldmountainreview.org/issues/fall-winter-2019-special-issue-on-margins/from-clouds-by-marieken-cochius
2019: Mud Season Review. Sky drawing featured http://mudseasonreview.com/2019/12/fiction-issue-47/
2019: Miracle Monocle, issue 13. 3 Space Once Occupied works featured
2019: Tiny Seed Literary Journal. Sculpture Thinking out Loud featured
2019: Willard and Maple Literary and Fine Art Magazine: COVER ART (Wrap around)
Issue XX , Seeing /Not Seeing, also page 68 https://issuu.com/willardandmaplelitmag/docs/willard_maple_vol_20_ver_5
2019: The Esthetic Apostle, September issue. 6 Space Once Occupied drawings featured.
2019:The Raw Art Review Spring 2019 page 119. Water series #2 painting featured
2019: Sun Spot Literary Journal: COVER ART: Volume 1 issue #: Invisible Nature / Progenitor drawing featured. https://img1.wsimg.com/blobby/go/02648e54-da59-4f41-9110-a5be25d4dace/downloads/SLJ%20V1%20I1%20March%202019%20Rev%202.pdf?ver=1557390176136
2019: Fredricksburg Literary and Art Review: page 140
2018: deLuge Journal: page34 Sculpture: Icon
Site specific sculpture for the Village of Wappingers Falls, NY .
8’ x 5.5’ x 1.5’
Driftwood and metal
Installation will be Fall of 2020
SOLO and TWO PERSON SHOWS:
2020: (October) Holland Tunnel Gallery, Newburgh, NY: Terra/ Derma, 2 person show with Kent Peter
2016: Matteawan Gallery, Beacon, NY: Invisible Nature
2016: Holland Tunnel Gallery, NYC: Space
2012: Lily Too Gallery, Madison, CT: Marieken Cochius
2005: Jacklight Gallery, NYC: Oology
2000: The Thai Cafe, NYC: Works by Marieken Cochius
1990: De Foyer, Nijmegen, Netherlands: Meat Market NY
SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:
2020: Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, UConn Avery Point, CT: Open Air 202
- Foundry Art Centre, St Charles, MO: Global Impact
-The Artist Essentials: "What Matters Most", curated by Huguette Despault May. -- -http://impermanentearth.com 5 Collages included in website created by Rachel TonThat
- AMH, Poughkeepsie, NY: Looking back in Wonder, curated by Greg Slick
-Attleboro Arts Museum, Attleboro, MA: On the Surface, curated by Neil Walsh
-Walter Meade Gallery, Roxbury, NY: Large Works
-Howland Cultural Center, Beacon, NY: Women's History 2019:Queen City 15, Poughkeepsie, NY: Portals, curated by Linda Marston-Reid
-AnnMarie Sculpture Garden, Solomon, MD: When Darkness Falls
- Hudson Beach Glass Gallery, Beacon, NY: Canopy, 3 person show, curated by Chris Davison
- WAAM, Woodstock, NY: Radius 50 curated by Cathleen Chaffee, Albright Knox Gallery
-Ely Center of Contemporary Art, New Haven, CT: Ear To The Ground
2018:Holland Tunnel Art Newburgh, Newburgh, NY: Open
- Percolate Art Space, Pittsburgh, PA: Met-a-mor-pho-sis
- Loft Artist Gallery, Stamford, CT: Relishing Restraints. Curated by Krista Saunders Scenna,
-Cigar Factory, LIC, NY: Allow me to Reintroduce Myself. Curated by Krista Saunders Scenna,
-WAAM, Woodstock, NY: Far and wide. Curated by Daniel Belasco, Al Held Foundation
-Pro Arts, Casa Colombo, Jersey City, NJ: Curators Choice
- Kentler International Drawing Center: Collect and Connect
-LABspace, Hillsdale, NY: True North
-Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: The Greatest Show on Earth
2017:Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY: Silent Sentinels
-LABspace, Hillsdale, NY: Taconic North
-Arts Mid Hudson, Poughkeepsie, NY: Catalysts
2016:Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY: Through the Rabbit hole
2015:Ube Gallery, Berkeley, CA: From where I stand
-GCCA, Catskill, NY: Microcosm
- Seton Hall School of Law University, Newark, NJ: New Works Show
see website for more information