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Jane Marsching

Professor, Director Sustainability Minor
South 310

Jane Marsching is a research based, collaborative, interdisciplinary artist. Her participatory public projects are sited in parks, city streets, museums, buses, the radio, the sky. She is passionate about inspiring hope in the face of the accelerating climate crisis as a catalyzing force for change, activism, and resilience.

MFA, School of Visual Arts; BA, Hampshire College
Industry Experience: 


  • 2012- Present - Professor, MassArt
  • 2010- Present - Sustainability Fellow, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • 2009-2012 Associate Professor, Studio Foundation and Grad Studies, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • 2005-2008 Assistant Professor, Studio Foundation and Grad Studies, Massachusetts College of Art and Design
  • 2004-2005 Adjunct Professor, Graduate Program, Massachusetts College of Art and Design

Selected Exhibitions

  • Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, Idaho
  • University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • Northern Spark, Minneapolis, MN
  • Kilroy Metal Ceiling, Brooklyn
  • Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Tierra des Explorades, Buenos Aires
  • MassMoCA

Selected Publications

  • 2018 - Public Art Master Plan, commissioned by the City of Seattle and written by Vaughn Bell, 
  • 2018 - Boston Art Review, interviewed by Mark Alice Durant 
  • 2016 - Star Tribune, Sheila Regan, “Six Northern Spark performances that might pull you in,” June 11, Minneapolis Walker Art Center Magazine, Sheila Dickinson, “Igniting Change: Northern Spark Targets Climate Chaos,” June 9
  • 2011 - Far Field: Digital Culture, Climate Change, and the Poles, co-edited with Andrea Polli, Intellect Books
  • 2006 - The Blur of the Otherworldly, catalog, co-edited with Mark Alice Durant, The Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture

Selected Recognitions

  • 2019/20 - Fruitlands Museum Artist in Residence, Harvard, MA 
  • 2015/18 - Artist in Residence, Boston University Department of Earth and the Environment
  • 2014 - St. Gaudans Fellow, Cornish, New Hampshire


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