Artist Bio

MK (Marilyn Keating) received her BFA in sculpture from Moore College of Art in Philadelphia, Pa. Throughout the last 20 years she has concentrated much of her energy on public art, outdoor art and community projects. She works as a teaching artist providing residency work with students and teachers. Some of her most exceptional projects include the design and creation of murals, kites, miniature theaters, toys, masks, and sculptures, including improvisational poetry, parades, and theatre.

Though skilled in many materials, Marilyn is first and foremost a woodworker. She has been the recipient of three fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and has work in many public and private collections. Marilyn is a 2007 recipient of The George and Helen Segal Foundation Award for New Jersey sculptors. This site highlights Marilyn’s studio work. Marilyn also works in partnership with Debra Sachs on public art and studio projects at The South Jersey Museum of Curiosities. They also make custom designed canes and walking sticks.