Marius Starkey offers residencies in both painting and printmaking through Young Audiences of Northern California. Marius was born in Sterling, Kansas. He is an American painter know for his bold colors with emphasis on landscapes and figurative paintings. Marius received a BA degree from Baker University in Baldwin, Kansas and did his graduate studies at Croydon College in London, England were he received a Masters degree. He has had numerous exhibitions in Northern California and in San Francisco, where he is living since 1989. He has exhibited his work in various cities across the country as well as abroad in places like Osaka, Japan and London, England.