Marjorie Perrin has been painting and teaching in Richmond,Virginia since 1985. She graduated with honors from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 1984 and received awards for landscape painting in oil and figurative work in watercolor. She has been awarded two fellowships to the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. She studied at the Art Students League of New York,and Virginia Commonwealth University. She has studied privately with portrait artists Cedric Egeli and Joanette Egeli.
Marjorie has been teaching at The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School since 1989. She has also taught at The Visual Arts Center of Richmond, John Tyler Community College and the Torres School of Sculpture. She lives in Richmond with her husband Parke Smith and their two sons Zane and Nate.
Galleries in Richmond where her work has been exhibited include: Page Bond Gallery, Crossroads Art Center, The Artworks Gallery, The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Studio School, The Anderson Gallery, The Cramer Center Gallery and The Eric Schindler Gallery. Her works are included in numerous private and corporate collections in Richmond including: The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, C.S.X. Corporation, E.R. Carpenter Corp., The Medical College of Virginia, Mutual Assurance and Media General.
Galleries outside of Richmond where her work has been exhibited include: The McBride Gallery, Annapolis, Maryland; The Ivy Gallery, Charlottesville, VA; The Amos Eno Gallery, New York, New York; The Pandion Gallery, Fishers Island, New York. The Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, VA and The Museum of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.