Gwen Marcus is one of the premier figurative sculptors working in the United States today. Her work can be seen in museums and exclusive private and public collections internationally.
Critics have praised Marcus for her "sensitivity and comprehension of the human form." Each figure is "powerfully executed and finished with meticulous attention to detail," demonstrating her insistence on the highest degree of excellence and quality in her work. Marcus's "ability to capture movement and emotion in her subjects, along with their inner and outer beauty," is what distinguishes her work.