Selected Press


Marilla Palmer, Orchids of the Anthropocene, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City, May 11 – June 17, 2023
Marilla Palmer, The Wasps In The Garden, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, Jan 4 – February 10, 2018
Marilla Palmer, Daphne’s Night Out, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York City, April 17 – May 17, 2014

Reviews & Articles

Anna Martucci, “Gardens of the Anthropocene,” Main Street Magazine, July 29, 2023Download PDF
Climate Art Beat, New York, NY, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts,”Orchids of the Anthropocene,”, Spring 2023
Elisabeth Kley, “Marilla Palmer, Kathryn Markel Fine Arts,” ArtNews, Reviews: New York, April 2012
Better Than Nature” by Carol Kino, 2008

Essays 2005

Dan Cameron on “Optimism Reigns and Rains”, 2005
Carol Kino on “Optimism Reigns and Rains” , 2005
Shelley F. Marlow on “Optimism Reigns and Rains”, 2005
Sue Scott, Marilla Palmer “Reluctant Melancholy”, 2005

Press 2005

The New Yorker, April 11, 2005
Marilla Palmer…Also on view are delicate constructions by Palmer, which improbably but successfully amalgamate light-emitting diodes and bits of forest fungus. Through April18. (Pierogi, 177 N. 9th Street.)

Time Out New York, April 2005
Mon 11 Marilla Palmer, “Optimism Reigns and Rains”
Pierogi Thu–Mon noon–6pm.
Palmer conflates technology with nature in sculptures composed of fiber-optic beads, rhinestones, tree fungus and other materials. through Mon 18.

Press 2002

Holland Cotter, The New York Times, January 25, 2002
Christopher Bollen, “Marilla Palmer, New Work”, Time Out New York, January 2002