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Marcia Burtt Studio & Gallery

Santa Barbara

517 Laguna St
(805) 962-5588

MARCIA BURTT graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in psychology and earned an MA in art from the University of Montana.

Her paintings have been included in exhibitions organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and a number of other regional museums. She has twice been a guest of the Forbes family and American Artist magazine, participating in painting events at the Forbes ranch in Colorado and their chateau in Normandy. She painted for a month in Yosemite National Park as artist in residence.

Marcia is a founding member of The Oak Group and of SCAPE (Southern California Artists Painting for the Environment). These groups have raised well over a million dollars to preserve open spaces.

Her work has frequently appeared in art publications, most recently “Bold Plein Air Painting from a Conservationist,” in Winter 2005 Workshop magazine published by American Artist; the March 2006 Fine Art Connoisseur; and a feature article in February 2008 in (see heading “Painting with Acrylics” on this website.

Recently she was awarded First Place in the San Luis Obispo plein air festival and Artist’s Choice in the Sedona plein air event.

She and her husband Dave live on a 1200-acre ranch on California’s central coast.