Brooklyn, New York
Marion Greenwood (b. Brooklyn, April 6, 1909 – d. Woodstock, New York, August 20, 1970) was an American painter and engraver. She was the younger sister of Grace Greenwood Ames. Greenwood visited the Art Students League of New York and at the Académie Colarossi in Paris. Before she moved to Mexico, where she stood until 1936, she attended to lithography, oil and portrait painting. In Mexico she painted murals commissioned by the Mexican government. After her return to the United States she kept on painting murals until 1940, when she went to Europe. During World War II she exhibited with Associated American Artists in New York, worked as female war painter of the United States Army, and participated in a rehabilitation program for wounded soldiers of the Army Medical Department (AMEDD). In 1944 she gave her first single exhibition in New York, and visited India, China and other countries after 1946. She was guest professor of fine arts at University of Tennessee from 1954 to 1955, where she painted a mural at the university center.