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Marilyn Arsem

2017 Boston Cultural Council Artist Fellow

Marilyn Arsem is a performance artist who creates live events ranging from solo performances to large-scale, site-specific works incorporating installation and performance. Arsem has presented work at festivals, alternative spaces, galleries, museums, universities, and conferences in 28 countries in North and South America, Europe, in the Middle East, Oceania, and Asia. Arsem received her BFA from Boston University and is a founding member of Mobius, Inc., an interdisciplinary collaborative of artists. Arsem lives in Jamaica Plain and was the 2015 recipient of the Maud Morgan Prize at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.