Born and raised in Helena, Montana, Marlo Crocifisso received her B.A. in Fine Art from the University of Montana in 2006, with a main focus on studio art. During her time at university she participated in a one-year study abroad in Malta at the University of Malta, where she studied Art History and various studio arts like printmaking and etching.
Upon arival back in the states Crocifisso moved to Oympia, Washington and began work as a custom framer. Learning the trade of designing and assembling custom fit frames and matting options to protect and preserve anything from an original item or work of art to a reproduction. Crocifisso returned to Europe to work as a language assistant teaching English in a French high school for one year.
Returning to Missoula in 2009, Crocifisso started working for the locally loved and internationally know artist Monte Dolack as his personal picture framer, and Gallery Associate. She was able to design for varius clients and local business like the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival and The Top Hat Lounge. Carrying her skills obtained after six years framing for The Dolack Gallery, Crocifisso embarked on another adventure by opening her own custom frame shop in the spring of 2016. Located above the Von Common Art Studios, is Art Haus Fine Art Framing. Marlo is also a founding member and current resident of the Missoula based art collective Von Common.
You can follow her work at her website: MarloCrocifisso.com