Marian Anderson is a nationally acclaimed Minnesota artist who received numerous awards and achievements during her lifetime.
Marian’s paintings are oil on stretched canvas and are diversified in subject, including but not limited to Native American, wildlife, and nostalgia art. Much of her acclaim comes from her paintings’ exquisite detail.
She received many prominent awards such as Artist of the Year in 1991 at the Midwest’s Wildlife and Western Art Show held in Minneapolis, MN, received a commission to do the National Wildlife turkey stamp as well as paintings for Pheasants Forever, Ducks Unlimited, Boy Scouts of America and other similar organizations.
Marian Anderson was born on November 5, 1936, in Nicollet, Minnesota, on the shore of Swan Lake. During her childhood, the family moved to rural Madelia, Minnesota, and from there, she graduated from Madelia High School. She lived her adult life in the Mankato area until her death on January 26, 2021.