BFA (Printmaking and Painting) - University of Colorado 1994 BA (Humanities) - University of Colorado 1994
Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) - The Learning Connexion 2014
NZ Painting & Printmaking Award Exhibition, Hamilton
Boxing On, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Expand, Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Sydney
All Aboard: Christmas Show 2017, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Inside/Outside, with Danielle Creenaune and Jacqueline Aust, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Made by Hand, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Works on Paper, with Danielle Creenaune and Kyla Cresswell, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Summer Salon, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington
Antipodes, group exhibition, Pine Street Creative Arts Gallery, Sydney Northart, Auckland
RIP, solo show, Toi Pōneki Gallery, Wellington
Parkin Drawing Prize Exhibition, finalist exhibition, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Wellington
Boundless, group exhibition, Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand, Traveling Exhibition
Thank Your Lucky Stars, with Jodie Cunningham and Sharon Hall, Blackmore Jean Gallery, Wellington
Substantive, solo show, Super, Island Bay, Wellington
Squall, solo show, Snapshot Gallery, Island Bay, Wellington
Call and Response, with Caroline McQuarrie, Frankie Rouse, Mica Still and Deidra Sullivan, Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington
Ice Cave Series, solo show, Barra Windows Installation, Berkeley, California
Water World, with Jan Wilson Kaufman, Susan Magnus, Lara O’Dell, Unai San Martin, Katherine Westerhout and John Wilson, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California
Art in the Redwoods, group exhibition Gualala Art Center, Gualala, California
Bay Area Printmakers, group exhibition, SFMOMA Artist Gallery, San Francisco, California
Continental Drift, with Ursula Neubauer and Hee Jae Suh, Fellowship Awards Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California
Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, Four week residency, VSC Merit Grant Recipient
Blackmore Jean Gallery, Wellington, Six week residency with single wall exhibition following
Lochmara Lodge, Marlborough Sounds, One week residency
Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California, Six month residency with exhibition following
Finalist, NZ Painting & Printmaking Award, Hamilton
Merit Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont
Hutt City Arts Mentorship Programme Award Recipient, Lower Hutt
Finalist, Parkin Drawing Prize, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Wellington
First Place - Photography, Honorable Mention - Painting, Honorable Mention - Photography, 42nd Annual Art in the Redwoods Festival Exhibition, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, California
Artist Fellowship Recipient, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California
Marci Tackett has lived and worked in New Zealand since 2006, developing and expanding her interdisciplinary art practice and teaching at The Learning Connexion in Lower Hutt. She was born in Denver, Colorado in 1968.
In 1994 she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and her Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from the University of Colorado. In 2014 she received the Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) from The Learning Connexion in Lower Hutt.
In 2001 Tackett received the Annual Fellowship Award from Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California and has been awarded artist residencies in both New Zealand and the USA.
In 2013 she was shortlisted for the Parkin Drawing Prize.
2014 exhibitions included a solo show entitled RIP, at Toi Pōneke Gallery and a selection of her works was included in the Summer Salon at Solander Gallery in Wellington.
In 2018 Tackett was a Merit Grant Recipient for a residency at the Vermont Studio Center and she was represented by Solander Gallery at the Sydney Contemporary Art Fair. In 2019 she was a finalist for the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award.