Marcus Jansen



Born 1968 in New York City, US 
Lives and works in Bronx, New York and Fort Myers, Florida 


Gewerbliche Schulen der Stadt Moenchengladbach, Berufsfachschule, Gestal- tung, Germany

Gewerbliche Schulen der Stadt Moenchengladbach, Berufsschule fuer Maler u. Lackierer, Germany

Mentor: Jerome A. Donson, Director of the American Vanguard Exhibitions, MOMA 

Solo Exhibitions

'In the Land of Silhouettes', Almine Rech, Shanghai, China 

'Victims and Victors', Almine Rech, London, UK
Art Paris Art Fair, Almine Rech, Marcus Jansen, Paris, France 

‘Power Structures’, Almine Rech, Paris, France
The Baker Museum, Naples, Florida

‘E Pluribus Unum’, Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Florida, USA

‘Stop, Look and Listen’, Galerie DANYSZ, Paris, France 
‘Marcus Jansen’, Galerie Amart, Recon, Vienna, Austria 
‘Merchants of Babylon’, Burgess Modern & Contemporary, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, US

‘Marcus Jansen/New Horizons’, Museum Zitadelle, Spandau Berlin, Germany 
‘Marcus Jansen, Now and then’, Casterline Goodman Gallery, Aspen Art Muse- um / ArtCrush, Aspen, CO 
‘Absolut Jansen’ Galerie Kellermann, Dusseldorf, Germany

‘Ecce Creatura’ (four solo artists), Kallmann Museum, Ismaning (Munich), Germany 
‘Post-True-Realities’, Galerie Kellermann, Dusseldorf, Germany 
‘Marcus Jansen’, Joerg Heitsch Galerie, Aftermath, Munich, Germany 
‘Kunst & Kultur zu Hohenaschau e.-V.“, Marcus Jansen’, Kunsthalle Aftermath, Aschau at the Lake Chiemsee, Germany 
‘Marcus Jansen, Obscure Line Between Fact and Fiction’, Weinstein Gallery, San Francisco

‘Marcus Jansen Decade’, Museum La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy 
‘Marcus Jansen’, Galeria Bianca Maria Rizzi & Matthias Ritter, Milan, Italy

‘Marcus Jansen - Whistleblower’, Lazinc, London, UK 
‘Marcus Jansen - Future Ground’, Castle Fitzjohns Gallery, New York, NY 
‘Marcus Jansen - Veni Vidi Succumbe’, Roberta Britto Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil

‘Marcus Jansen - Frontline Report’, Galleri Urbane, Dallas, TX

‘A Painters Allegory’, Sidney and Berne Davis Art Center, Fort Myers, FL 2010 ‘Marcus Jansen Zeitgeist’,101 Exhibit, Miami, FL

‘Marcus Jansen’, Museum Works Galleries, Aspen, CO

‘Marcus Jansen - Urban Expressionism’, Stolen Space Gallery, London, UK 
‘Marcus Jansen ‘, Museum Works Galleries, Aspen, CO 

‘Marcus Jansen’, Yeiser Art Center, Paducah, Kentucky

‘Dear born’, Charles H. Wright Museum, display of the Ford Motor Company Paintings, Michigan

Group Exhibitions

Center of International Contemporary Art, Through our eyes – Resonance and Illusion in Contemporary Portraits, Vancouver, Canada
Christie's, Post War and Present Auction, New York
Frieze, LA, Almine Rech, Los Angeles 
Art Basel Hong Kong, Almine Rech

Art 021,Almine Rech, Shanghai, China 
Frieze, London, Almine Rech, UK
'Salon de Peinture', Almine Rech, New York, USA 
‘Un Hiver à Paris’, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

‘Marcus Jansen’, Almine Rech, Paris, France
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan 
‘Metro Montage’,Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA 
‘Deep Insights’, Galerie Kellermann, Dusseldorf, Germany

‘Deconstructing Marcus Jansen’, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, MO 
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Michigan 
‘TV Festival’, Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

‘ArtCrush’, Casterline Goodman Gallery, Aspen, CO

‘My collection’, MOCADA Museum, Brooklyn, NY 
‘Observation’, Richard Beavers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

‘Still Here - A Decade of Lazarides’, Lazarides, Rathbone, London, UK 
‘Something’, Berry Campbell Gallery, New York, NY

Cityleaks Urban Art Biennale, Cologne, Germany

‘Florida Contemporary’, The Baker Museum, Naples, FL 
‘Art in Embassies’, U.S. Department of State, UNESCO, Paris France 
West Harlem Art Fund, New York, NY 
‘The Outsiders Newcastle’, Recollection, Lazinc., London, UK 
‘Art 14’, London, Lazinc. Gallery, London, UK

‘All Florida’, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL 
‘Eye on the storm’, Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT 
‘Protest’, Richard Beavers Gallery, Brookyn, NY 
‘Art with a purpose, Rush Arts Gallery, Chelsea, NY 
Romanian Institute for Arts and Culture and Research, Venice, Italy

‘Anonymous’, Museum of Contemporary Art PERMM, PERMM, Russia 
‘Incognito’, The Baker Museum, Naples, FL 
‘Absolut Blank Campaign’, NOVA Festival de Cultura Contemporanea, Brazil

‘Florida Contemporary’, The Baker Museum, Naples, FL 
‘New Generation of Artists’, Absolut Vodka, Sweden

New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT 
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas, MO

‘FIFA World Cup Fine Art Exhibition’, International Convention Centre, Cape Town, South Africa 
FDIM Museum, Warner Brothers, Los Angeles, California

‘Warner Bros Anniversary’, FDIM Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA) Collection, Moscow, Russia 
‘12th Intl Print & Drawing’, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Biennial, Taiwan 
‘12th Intl Print & Drawing’, Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Biennial, Taiwan 
‘8th International Biennial’, Central Exhibition Hall Manege, St. Petersburg, Russia

‘Under/current/over/view 8 Biennial’, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL 
‘49th Festival’, Société des Beaux Arts de Garches, France 
‘12th International Print & Drawing Biennial’, Angel Art Gallery, Taiwan

‘Arts for Act’, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Fort Myers, Florida

Stricoff Fine Arts, Chelsea, NY 

‘Subway u. Andere’, Kunsthandlung Schonen, Aachen, Germany

‘International Independent Film Festival’, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

‘PS: 156 Art School selection first exhibition’,W The Lever House, NY

Public Collections 
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, NY, US
The Baker Museum, FL, US 
Fundación Calosa, Guanajuato, MX
Rollins Museum of Art, FL, US
University of Michigan Museum of Art, MI, US 
The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art, Rollins College, FL, US
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Russia
New Britain Museum of American Art, CT, US
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, MO, US
Ulyanovsk Museum Fine Arts, Russia 
PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm Krai, Russia 
National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan 
Housatonic Museum of Art, CT, US
Smithsonian Institution, D.C., US
Duke Ellington School of the Arts, D.C., US 


Marcus Jansen - Examine and Report 
New York Premiere East Hampton TV Festival, (Awarded Best TV Art Documen- tary pilot) 
World Premiere Fort Myers Film Festival, (Awarded Best local Film). A documen- tary film by Emmy Award winning filmmaker John Scoular featuring: Marcus Jansen, Steve Lazarides, Manfred Schneckenburger, WEST Rubinstein, Noah Becker, Brooke Lynn Mcgowan, Dieter Rampl, Hans Jansen, Richard Beavers, Liane Niedheidt and John Loscuito. 


Art Olympia, Honorable Mention, (Curators include Hauser & Wirth, Yuko Hasehawa, 
Curator for the Museum Of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Vice President Of the 
Tokyo University Of the Arts 
Zheng Lin, Founder of Tang Contemporary Art, Beijing

Arte Laguna Art Prize, Venice,Italy, Juror Sabine Schaschl, (Director and Curator of Kunsthaus Basel, Switzerland) 
Fleuieu Art Prize 
Australia, semifinalist, Juror UK Saatchi Gallery Director Nigel Hurst

Dave Bown Projects, 5th Semiannual Grand Prize Winner award, United States 
Curated by Andrea Karnes (Curator at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth)

8th. International Contemporary Art Biennale “Dialogues”, St. Petersburg, Russia, (Honorable mention, Curator Larisa Golubeva.)

12th International Print and Drawing Biennial, (Curators include: David Kiehl, Whitney Museum of Art, Honorable Mention), National Taiwan Museum of Fine Art, Taiwan

Tampa Museum of Art, under/current/over/view 8 Biennial, winner, Juried by Dr. Jeffrey Grove, The Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary, Tampa, FL