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  
2014 City of Hope, Duarte, CA  
2011 Conversation in the Tulip Garden, Century 21 Plaza, Woodland Hills, CA  
2011 Quizzical, Century 21 Plaza, Woodland Hills, CA  
2009 Vibrato Grill Jazz Restaurant  
2006 Commission at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Bronze sculpture, Silent Sentinel  
2014 Herb Alpert Lincoln Center, NY  
2013 Herb Alpert Sculpture Installation, 26th and Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica, CA  
  Herb Alpert Sculpture Installation, New Road High School, Santa Monica, CA  
2012 Herb Alpert Sculpture Installation, Malibu, CA  
2007 Abby Jane Baron, Living Together, Euclid Park, Santa Monica  
2022 “TWO,” a two artist exhibition, Shatto Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  
2021 MARS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  
2020 MARS Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  
  LA Artcore, a two artist exhibition, Los Angeles, California  
2017 MARS 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  
2021 “NOMAD” (Narrative Odyssey Manifesting Artistic Dreams),Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA  
2017 “Art from Los Angeles,” 3331 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (Traveling Exhibit to Kyoto & Osaka, Japan)  
  Pluto Projects, pARTners, L A Artcore Union Center, Los Angeles, CA  
2016 Carved Out, Alhambra City Hall, Alhambra, CA  
  Mass, AndLab, Los Angeles, CA  
  Gravatis, Brand Library Art Center, Glendale, CA  
  ‘Skyline’, Curated by Ben Zask, South Bay Contemporary, San Pedro, CA  
2015 Ties to Modernism:Michael Todd, Nicholette Kominos, Kristan Marvell, Zask Contemporary, San Pedro, 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  
  Four:Group Show, 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  
COLLECTIONS, selected    
Public Art Archive, WESTAF Howard S. Wright  
Florence and Art Cohen Gwynn Murrill  
Lee Lenz Jack Smith  
Steve Chase Michael Grossman  
Paul Kowal    
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
Numerous tours of my Foundry process for Art Center College of Design, Otis College of Art & Design students
Brayton, Tim, “Open Vessel: Kristan Marvell,” Garden Variety, Vol. 31, pg 6 Summer 2016
Alger, George, Sculptor of Power, Motion, Time and Nature, Our Ventura TV, May 2014
Kominos, Nicholette, The Art of Kristan Marvell, The Art Chronicle, Feb 2011
Artscene Recommended Exhibitions 2005
Chattopadhyay, Collette, Kristan Marvell, LA Artcore Registry, October 16, 2004
Torribio-Bond, Sarah, Standing Guard, Claremont Courier, April 14, 2004
Woodard, Joseph, Dual 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