Marisa Adesman

b. July 19, 1991

Roslyn, New York

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



Washington University in St. Louis, 2013

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Art

BFA, Majors in Painting and Psychology

Graduated Magna Cum Laude


Columbia University, New York, NY, 2013

Advanced Painting Intensive Summer Program


Yale University Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT, 2012

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship Program


Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy, 2011



Brooklyn Art Space Recent Graduate Residency, 2014

Vermont Studio Center, 2014


Honors & Awards           

Hazel H. Huntsinger Memorial Prize in Painting, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, 2013

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale University, CT, 2012


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015, Resident Artist, Freehold, Brooklyn, NY

2015, Face It: The Face in Contemporary Art, Juried Exhibition, OnSite:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY

2014, Selected Local Artist, Practice Body Mind Soul, Roslyn, NY

2013, Dark and Scary, Juried Exhibition, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013, A Show of Heads, Juried Exhibition, Limner Gallery, Hudson, NY

2013, Umbra, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY

2013, This Must Be the Place, 2276 Jefferson Avenue, St. Louis, MO

2013, Community Visuals, University City Public Library, MO

2013,  Senior Painting BFA Exhibition: 9x considered, Des Lee Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012, Ghost Particle, 2712 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, MO

2012, Recontextualized, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis, MO

2012, Yale Norfolk School of Art Student Exhibition, Art Barn, Norfolk, CT

2012, According To:, Los Caminos Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2012, Face Your (___), Danforth University Center, St. Louis, MO

2011, Fresh Cookies, Art Dimensions Gallery, St. Louis, MO

2011, Florence Study Abroad Exhibition, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

2011, Spring Exhibition, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy                    

2010, CORE Show, Washington University in St. Louis, MO