Marra holds his MA, Fine Art, University of Brighton, and his BA, Fine Art, University of Reading.
The artist is the recipient of various awards and honours such as the Creekside Open, Beep Wales 2014, 2016, Swansea; John Moores Painting Prize 2016, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, Neo Art Prize, Gallery27, Bolton; The Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, 2010, 2012 and 2013; and the 2012 John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
Marra has an impressive international exhibition history spanning over ten years.
Recent select solo exhibitions include:
139artspace, London, 2020
Hooligan Art Dealer, London, 2015 and 2018
System Gallery, Newcastle, 2018
Six Foot Gallery, Glasgow
Studio One Gallery, London, 2017
The Farm, London, 2016
Sun Pier House Gallery, Chatham, 2015
WW Gallery, London, 2011
Hackney Empire, London, 2009
Fish Factory, Worthing, 2009
Eaton Terrace Gallery, London, 2008
Select group shows:
St Marylebone Crypt, London, 2015-2018
PS Mirabel, Manchester
Inspire Gallery, Dublin
Cupola Gallery, Sheffield
Gonzo Unit, Greece
Kryon Gallery, Amsterdam
Contemporary Masters From Britain: 80 British Painters of the 21st Century, Tianjin Academy of Fine Art, Tianjin and Jiangsu Art Gallery, Nanjing, China
Van Der Plas Gallery, New York
Tichborne Gallery, Brighton
Galeria Esther Montoriol, Barcelona, 2014-2019
Art Suzhou, LAN ART, China, 2016.