Published in American Artist, August 1985, Vol. 49 Issue 517, p44 by Georgina Challis, the article describes Marion’s artistic journey. She studied for two summers with teaching master Hans Hofmann where she discovered aesthetics. She became interested in photography which opened up the possibilities of realism as she began to paint nature’s shapes and forms. In 1981, she started painting landscapes. During her travels along the West Coast, Marion became fascinated by seacoasts. As of 1985, she had exhibited in more than 40 group shows and 14 solo shows since 1967.