Faculty & Staff
Marilyn Jolly lives in Dallas, Texas. She earned her MFA in Painting at the University of Oklahoma in 1983. Her work has been exhibited in numerous regional, national and international exhibitions including one-person and two-person exhibitions at the Centro Cultural Paraguayo-Americano, Asuncion, Paraguay in 2004 and 2005, the Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy in2007 and 2004 and in group exhibitions at the Painting Center in New York City in 2004 and Centro Cultural Tomasa Valdes, Mexico City in 2001. She has shown work in the Texas/Oklahoma region for the past 25 years including one-person exhibitions at the Galveston Arts Center, Galveston, Texas, Handley Hicks Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas the Leslie Powell Gallery in Lawton, Oklahoma, Conduit Gallery and June Mattingly Gallery in Dallas, Texas and Mainsite Gallery, Norman, Oklahoma. She has exhibited in group exhibitions at the Irving Arts Center, Irving, Texas, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, Texas, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas, Women and Their Work, Austin, Texas, D W Gallery, Dallas, Texas and the Univ. of Wisconsin, Whitewater, Wisconsin. She is Currently an Associate Professor of Painting at the University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas. Jolly's work is included in the collections of the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas, The Belo Corporation, Dallas, Texas, Southern Progress Corporation, Birmingham, Alabama, Mexie-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christie, Texas, Dr. Gilberto Cardenas, Institute for Latino Studies- Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. She will be included in the “Art in the Metroplex” exhibition at Texas Christian University in September 2009.