A resident of Newport, Rhode Island, Marjorie Newcomb Wilson was a painter and teacher of painting. She began exhibiting her watercolors, drawings and oils (usually of buildings) at the Newport Art Association in 1927. She had a solo show of drawings in 1931, and exhibited paintings of Newport buildings in 1932, 1934 and 1936. Four of her works were included in the Newport Tercentenary “The History of Newport in Pictures” held at the Newport Art Museum, August-September 1939. She also painted a watercolor of artist William Morris Hunt’s Newport studio which is now in the collection of the Newport Art Museum. Wilson worked as a draftsman at the Naval Torpedo Station in Newport during World War II. She died in Newport at the age of ninety in 1981.