Marybeth Rothman is a Smithsonian Institution, National Portrait Gallery, Semifinalist in the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2022. She is known for her fictional biographies and abstract narratives utilizing orphaned, vintage photographs, digital photographs, encaustic paint and mixed media. Her portrait, Augusta was featured in the World Trade Center Oculus in New York, NY, Ad Art 2020 exhibition. She was selected to participate in the Emerging Artists Series 2020 at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, NY. Her most recent solo exhibition Reclaimed and Reimagined was on view at The Mark Gallery and Lichtundfire in New York, NY. She was selected to exhibit in The Billboard Creative among an international group of artists that included Marilyn Minter, Laurie Simmons and Lawrence Weiner. The Billboard Creative transformed 31 Los Angeles billboards into public art spaces creating a citywide exhibition. Rothman exhibited in Ripped: The Allure of Collage at the Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, NY along with Roy Lichtenstein, Miriam Shapiro, Joseph Cornell, among others. She exhibited at both Cape Cod Museum of Art in Dennis, MA and Hunterdon Art Museum in Clinton, NJ in the exhibition Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic.
Her work can by be found in collections throughout the United States and abroad. Rothman’s work is available at Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery, Seattle, WA, Azart Gallery New York, NY, and Mark Gallery, New York, NY.
Rothman was born in Taunton, MA and earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Her home and studio are in New Jersey.