1982-1985  M.F.A. Sculpture  
  Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois  
1971-1975  B.A. Biology  
  B.A. Political Science,
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon
1973-1974   Snoghoj Hojskole, Fredrica, Denmark  
2016 Commonwealth and Council Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  
2012  Kristan Marvell, Century 21 Plaza, Woodland Hills, California  
2007 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
2004 Ochi Fine Arts, Sun Valley, Idaho  
2002 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
2000 Brand Library Gallery, Glendale, California  
1999 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
  Ochi Fine Art, Sun Valley, Idaho  
1996 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
1994 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
1992 Shapiro Jameson Gallery, San Francisco, California  
1990 Confrontation with Minimalism, LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
1988 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, California  
1985 Ethical Society, St. Louis, Missouri  
2015 Peggy Zask Gallery, Palos Verde, CA  
2012 GwangHwaMun International Art Festival, Seoul, Korea  
2010 2000 – 2010, ANDLAB. ANDLAB Gallery, Los Angeles, California  
  Sculptures in the Garden/Art Zone, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, California  
2009 Small Works, Offramp Gallery, Pasadena, California  
  LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California  
2008 Winterowd Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico  
2007 To Occupy. Two person exhibit. Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, California  
2006 California State University at Bakersfield, Group Show, Bakersfield, California  
2005 Sediment, Two person show, ANDLAB, Los Angeles, California  
2003 BGH Gallery, Group Show, Santa Monica, California  
  Ochi Fine Arts, Group Show, Sun Valley, Idaho  
2001 Target Hollywood, LA Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California  
2000 Big Sculpture, Palos Verde Art Center, Palos Verde, California  
1998 Kyoto National Museum, Kyoto, Japan  
1994 Artist and Architecture, Artspace Gallery, Woodland Hills, California  
1992 Energy, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California  
1991 Fairbanks Gallery, Oregon State Univ., Corvallis, Oregon  
1989 Art Liminium, Alcan Corp, Montreal, Canada  
  Show-Tokyo, Traveling Exhibit, Kyoto, Tokyo, Osaka, Japan  
1988 Molten Metal,  Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, California  
  Recent Work, Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, Illinois  
  Professor's Choice 3, Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, California  
1985 The Molten Image: Cast at Carbondale, Knoxville, Tennessee  
  Loyola University Gallery, Group Show, Chicago, Illinois  
City of Hope, Duarte, CA
Rancho Santa Anna Botanical Garden, Claremont, CA
Vibratto Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA
-Florence and Art Cohen -Lee Lenz  
-Steve Chase -Paul Kowal  
-Howard S. Wright -Gwynn Murrill  
-Jack Smith    
Artscene Recommended Exhbitions 2005,
Chattopadhyay, Collette, Kristan Marvell, LA Artcore Registry, October 16, 2004
Torribio-Bond, Sarah, Standing Guard, Claremont Courier; April 14, 2004
Woodard, JosephDual Exhibition, Los Angeles Times; February 18, 2000
Byer, Robert, Sculptural Transmutations, Artweek, 6/25/88, pp.5-6
Schiettekat, Victoria and Simonds, Janice: Kristan Marvell, VISIONS, Vol.6 No.2, Spring 1993, pp 54-55
1989 Current Art in Los Angeles, UCLA Extension Class, Los Angeles, California
1988 Visiting Artist Program, California State University Sonoma, Sonoma, California
1987 Visiting Artist Program Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois
1986 Visitng Artist Program, Sonoma State University. Rohnert Park, California
1990-to present. Own and operate Marvell Studio, Inc a sculptural manufacturing service.
Extensive professional experience casting and installing work for artists. Have worked with engineers’ drawings, mounting systems, and have done necessary budget management. Work has been cast for Gwynn Murrill, Sterling Ruby, Herb Alpert, Peter Shelton and others. These sculptures were installed in such places as Dante Square, New York, NY; the Target Center, Minneapolis, MN, and various Metro Rail Stations in Los Angeles, CA.