Marc Pelletier was born in Lewiston, Maine in 1957. He received his BFA from the University of Southern Maine in 1981 and earned a Master of Fine Arts from Syracuse University in 1983. In 1979 he studied at Whitelands College in London. In 1980 he spent a formative summer at the Skowhegan School of Art in his home state after being awarded the Marguerite Zorach Scholarship in Painting. Pelletier began making collages after he moved to Manhattan in 1983, and since then has participated in solo and group shows in NYC and Cherry Valley, NY. Since 2008 he has worked in the print studios of The Art Students League with SAGA members Bill Behnken and Ellen Singer.
2021 “Roots” group exhibition at The Art Garage in Cooperstown, NY.
2019 SAGA 85th Members Print Exhibition, Newark Public Library, Newark NJ.
2019 Blue, group exhibition, ArtGarage, Cooperstown, NY.
2012-2018 Solo and group exhibitions at The Cherry Branch Gallery, Cherry Valley NY
2000-2018 Annual Print Review, Art Students League, NYC
1999 “Open Your Heart” Bailey House Benefit Auction, Puck Bldg, NYC
1998 “Seeing Money” The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1998 “Skowhegan at Fifty, The Maine Legacy” Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine
1997 “Recent Paintings” GalleryXVI, NYC; one man show.
1997 “New Work” Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Williamsburg, NYC; one man show.
1997 “Recent Paintings and Drawings” The Bar Gallery, NYC; one man show.
1993 Hobe Sound North Gallery, Portland, Maine
1993 Wenniger Graphics Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts
1992 “Refiguring the Form” 101 Wooster Gallery,NYC
1992 “Body Double” La Mama Galleria, NYC
1991 “Fracture” Marymount Manhattan Gallery, NYC
1991 “Made in Maine” University of Southern Maine, Portland
1990 “Figure in the Landscape” Center Gallery, Gorham, Maine; one man show.
1987 “Human Form from the Media Age” Kaufman Astoria Studios, Queens, N.Y.
1986 “Small Works by Big Thinkers” Bess Cutler Gallery, NYC