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Marilyn M. Cuellar | Graphite Artist

Award-winning graphite artist Marilyn M. Cuellar captures the rich detail of her subjects. Whether a portrait or botanical or architectural image, her work uses the medium’s full range of values to create contrast and texture. Marilyn works out of her studio in Cambridge, MN.

Marilyn Cuellar

Education & Training

Marilyn studied under stone carving master Cesaré Riva in Pietrasanta, Italy, where she completed a leaf-themed marble relief sculpture. Minoring in art at Wisconsin State University-Eau Claire, she earned a B.A. degree, and continues to shape her artistic vision through an arts mentoring group.

Exhibits, Juried Shows & Awards

In 2016, Marilyn was awarded the Best of Show-Drawing in the Uptown Art Fair (Minnesota’s national show). She has received this award four times in the past several years. Overall, 300 juried fine art fairs throughout the Midwest have featured her drawings, including the Minnesota State Fair Fine Art Exhibit, Chicago Botanic Art Festival, Port Clinton Art Festival, Kansas City Plaza Art Fair, Des Moines Art Festival and Madison Art on the Square. She has won “Best of Show” or “Best of Medium” awards in the Chicago Botanic Art Festival and Arts in Harmony, among others.

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