Marian Adcock, is a fine art botanical artist and animal portraitist. Her medium is wax and oil-based colored pencils on archival vellum. Marian is also owner of Stonebridge Gardens Fine Art, LLC, a business that supplies her art to galleries and shops that sell her artwork.

She is a member of the Great River Chapter of the American Society of Botanical Artists and the American Society of Botanical Artists.

Selected Accomplishments and Awards:

2019

Selected as featured artist for the Jimmy Wilson Art Gallery, Minneapolis, where “Squirrel” #0013, in a smaller format than the original, was selected. It sold the day it was displayed.

2019

Published in ArtTour International, Best of International Arts Publications, ATIM’S Top 60 Masters 2019: “Phalaenopsis Orchid Pink” #0106, “Orchids” #0054, and “Two Lilies with Bud” #0052.

2018

Published in ArtTour International, Best of International Arts Publications, Spring Issue 2018: “Baby Female Giraffe Skye” #0050, “First Steps for Zebra Foal Melee” #0070, and “Baby Giraffe Skye and Mother Daisy” #0091.

2018

St. Paul’s Grand Avenue Business Association chose my “Skye and Daisy Giraffe” #0091 painting (from Como Zoo baby animals collection) to represent the Association on posters that were displayed in all business windows along Grand Avenue for their sponsored Girls’ Day Out (for mothers and daughters) on North Grand Avenue. Posters were used throughout the summer for this every-Thursday event.

2017

Solo show at Becketwood Gallery, Minneapolis.

2016

Staff of the Como Zoo in St. Paul requested that I paint baby zebra “Melee,” baby orangutan “Kemala,” and mother giraffe “Daisy” and baby, “Skye.” Cards with these images were donated for 100+ guests who attended a zoo donor appreciation dinner.

2013

Solo show at The Egg and I Art Gallery, Minneapolis.

2012

My collection of art on display at the juried Highland Art Fest, St. Paul received the festival’s top “Best of Show” award.

2012

One of four featured artists juried into the botanical art exhibition at the Amsterdam Whitney International Fine Art Gallery, Chelsea, New York City, NY. The first time “Wind Blown Leaf” #0055 was exhibited, an International buyer purchased the original. I was accepted into the gallery’s Family of Artists at their elite museum-caliber Representational Program.

2012

Solo show at Bethesda Rehabilitation Center Art Gallery, St. Paul.

2011

Published in International Contemporary Artists, Second Volume, 2011. “Fall Colored Maple Leaf” #0030, and “Tulip in Vase” #0003. I was delighted to have my artwork included along with 286 other artists from 40 countries.

2011

“Bright Fall Maple Leaf” #0036 was juried into “Impact Artists Gallery presents National Women’s’ Juried Exhibition,” Spring 2011, Buffalo, NY and was awarded “Second Prize” at the Exhibition.

2011

“Fall Choke Berries” #0005 won Second Prize at the National Women’s Juried Exhibition, Impact Artists Gallery, Buffalo, NY.

2010

Featured artist in the lead article published in the Highland Villager newspaper.

2010

“Tulip in Vase” #0003 awarded “Best of Show” at juried exhibition at Episcopal Homes Art Fest, Minneapolis.

2007

Won third place in Ms. Minnesota Senior America Pageant. As my talent for the competition, I delivered a slide presentation on botanical art, featuring my work. Judges said it was a “first-ever” kind of talent presented in this nationwide Pageant competition.

2007-present

Selected for participation in 60+ juried art gallery and festival exhibitions.