2021 MFA, Studio Art, Mills College, Oakland, California


2015            BA, Studio Art and Environmental Studies: focus in Sustainable Design, Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota

Solo Exhibitions

2018          Artist Showcase, North Gate Inc., Minneapolis, MN. 

2016            Marlys Mandaville, Salon Sparrow, Minneapolis, MN.

Group Exhibitions

2019           This is Earth: Female and Non Binary Artist Pop-up, Modus Locus, Minneapolis, MN.

2019  Fun//Colors, A-Mill Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.

2019  Mystery of Cats: Cat Art Festival, A-Mill Artist Lofts, Minneapolis, MN.

2019  Floral Art, Studio Pintura, Minneapolis MN.

2018 Art 'N' Motion (a NEMAA Art-A-Whirl Exhibition), Gallery 332, Northrup King, Minneapolis, MN.

2018          The Goddess Show, Mosaic On A Stick Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

2018          Creative House 2, Creative House, Minneapolis, MN.       

2016           Freak Show, Studio Payne, St. Paul, MN.

2015            Clickbait: Macalester Senior Exhibition, Law Warschaw Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

2015            Macalester Student Show, Law Warschaw Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

2015            Feminist as Fuck, Collective House, St. Paul, MN.

2014            Macalester Student Show, Law Warschaw Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

2013            Squash: Mac Pics and Art Alliance Fall Show, C’est Fou Dress Shop, St. Paul, MN.

2013            Macalester Student Show, Macalester Gallery, St. Paul, MN.

2012            Upstairs Neighbor Collective Arts Show, Collective House, St. Paul, MN.

2011             Naramore Seattle Public Schools Middle and High School Art, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA.

2010            West Seattle Student Art Show, ArtsWest, Seattle, WA.

2008            17th Annual Community Artist’s Showcase, Southwest Library, Seattle, WA.

2006            Student Art Show, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA.


2019  Soaring Gardens Artist Retreat, The Ora Lerman Charitable Trust, Laceyville, PA.

Related Employment

2017-2018     Assistant, Melissa Loop Art, Minneapolis, MN. 

2015-2016    Apprentice, for Chris Willcox, Full Professor (painting), Macalester College, St. Paul, MN. 

2011-2015     Studio and Gallery Assistant, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN.

2013             Intern, educational outreach with Capitol Region Watershed District including work with Artist in Residence                                                          Christine Baeumler, St. Paul, MN.

2013             Instructor, Environmental and Arts Education, Como Park Zoo and Conservatory, St. Paul, MN.

Community Experience

2018 Participant in Megan Vossler’s Ekphrastic 3.0, a cooperative drawing and poetry

project at Soovac Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.

2012-2013      Co-chair, Macalester Art Alliance, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN.

2012-2015      Student Outreach Leader, Fossil Free Macalester (fossil fuel divestment campaign), Macalester College, St. Paul,



Public Commissions

2013               Global Health. Collaborative oil painting on canvas with Katherine Ehrenreich. Macalester College International                                                       Roundtable on Global Health, St. Paul, MN.


Work in collaborative zine publications

2015               Shortstop Volume II: Curtains and Blinds, Theo Jacobsen, St. Paul, MN.

2013               The Lion, Macalester Art Alliance, St. Paul, MN.

2012               The Lion, Macalester Art Alliance, St. Paul, MN.

2012               Claw Street Journal Volume I: Under the Bed, Macalester Art Alliance, St. Paul, MN.


2015               Honorable mention senior merit award, Macalester College, St. Paul MN.

2015               Honorable mention in sculpture category, Macalester Student Show, Law Warschaw Gallery St. Paul, MN.

2015               Ann Bolger Vision Award for work with Fossil Free Macalester, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

2010              Third place, West Seattle Student Art Show, ArtsWest, Seattle, WA.


Print Media

                    “Profile Pictures and Other Works.” Allegory Ridge. Jun. 3 2019.

Eler, Alicia. ”Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association misses $80K of grant money.” Star Tribune. Oct. 30 2018.

Mosaic on a Stick “May Newsletter.” May 2018.

Rhodes, Kate. Marlys Mandaville // Studio Art Major.” The Mac Weekly. Sep. 26 2014.