Marcia Roberts was born in Los Angeles and received her BFA at Connecticut College in 1967. She also attended Falmouth School of Art, England. She has exhibited in Los Angeles at the Asher-Faure Gallery, the Kiyo Higashi Gallery and the Peter Blake Gallery in Laguna Beach. She has also shown with Bernard Jacobson Gallery in London as well as the Melissa Morgan Gallery in Palm Springs.

Roberts' work was included in the California Biennial curated at Orange County Museum of Art for the Glendale College Art Gallery. Her exhibitions have been reviewed by critics Suzanne Muchnic, David Pagel, Leah Ollman, Michael Duncan and Christopher Knight. She lives in Atascadero, CA and has exhibited with Rosamund Felsen Gallery since 2005.