Artists


 

Born 1973, Dutton, PA

Currently lives and works in Syracuse, NY

EDUCATION

2000

MFA, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

1996

BFA, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

AWARDS

2002

Disney Grant to teach art in public schools

1999

University of California Regents Fellowship

Arts Bridge Grant (To teach art in public schools)

1998

University of California Regents Fellowship

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The West Collection

The Progressive Collection

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

The National Pastime Museum

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Mark Likes Baseball Part 1, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015

Another Smile, Ampersand, Portland, OR

Yellow Bikini, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

2014

Something’s Dripping, Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona School of Art, Tucson, AZ

It's Nice Outside, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2013

We're Never Getting Rescued With That Attitude, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

A Fertile Menace, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012

Works on Paper, Pulse Miami, Miami, FL

Springtime Pictures, Galleries Goldstein, London, England

2011

Sent Upstate, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

A Hostile Womb, ebersmoore, Chicago, IL

Flick Football Tournament & Historical Exhibition, Partners & Spade, New York, NY

2010

Really Creative Pictures, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

I'm Trying Really Hard, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Weatherbee's Revenge, ebersmore, Chicago, IL

2009

Nude Drum Solo, Seminal Projects, San Diego, CA

Follow the Nosebleeds, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

Wet With Glee, ArtSpace, New Haven, CT

2007

What fits in your mouth doesn't always fit in your stomach, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006

A Schizophrenic Collapse, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

2005

Dropping Rocks from Helicopters, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2004

I’d Like to Pitch A Little Tent And Live On Your Shoulder, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

Cerca Series, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

The Ripe Fruit, Cassius King Gallery, San Diego, CA

2003

The Empty Sex Experiment, Mandeville Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA

2001

Slot A and B, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

GOAT: A Tribute to Mohammad Ali, Joshua Liner Gallery

2016

Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

This Is Not A Safe Space, A+E Studios, New York, NY

Felicita, A Ship in the Woods Gallery, San Diego, CA

2015

The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA

Highlights from Past SFAQ [Projects] 2012-2015, SFAQ Project Space, San Francisco, CA

Natural States, Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY

Lights Out, Slow Culture, Los Angeles, CA

All Types of Characters, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

The Gift Shop, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY

2014

Inaugural Group Show, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

Buying Friends, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI

Ducks, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Sweat Baby Sweat, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO

A Massive Swelling, Muddguts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Five Year Anniversary Show, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Salt the Air, FFDG Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Spikes High, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR

Drawings, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR

2013

Group Show, Hilger Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Nudes, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Group Show, Vol. 3, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO

2012

Course/Discourse, Park School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Where are my cones at?, Double Break Gallery, San Diego, CA

Winter Group Show, FFDG, San Francisco, CA

2011

Double Breaks, Double Break Gallery, San Diego, CA

Fall Group Show, Deer Run, Cambria, CA

Ultra Sonic VI, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA

Asbestos Curtain, Galleries Goldstein, London, England

Sweatboxing, MAMA Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Nothing to Say, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010

Small Gift Miami, by Sanrio at Art Basel Miami

Wilderness, Ebers Moore Gallery, Chicago, IL

Flesh and Bone, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Daily Porn, Lucky Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Inaugural Exhibition, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009

A Collaboration, Park Life, San Francisco, CA

Can you believe it, We almost got divorced, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1000 Days, Scion Installation Space, Culver City, CA

2008

Up Against the Wall, National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

International Print Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan

Sea No Evil, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA

Child’s Play, The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

2007

Frenetic Grace, Igloo Gallery, Portland, OR

New Prints Autumn 2007, International Print Center, New York, NY

The Total Power of Such a Signal is Infinite, Okay Mountain Gallery, Austin, TX

A Cascading Pile of Debris, OkOk Gallery, Seattle, WA

New Editions from the Tamarind Institute, Addison Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Elemental Tangents, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2006

Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA

F(acts)igures, Staatsliedenbuurt, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Winter Wonderland, The Lab 101 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

666, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA

BEAST, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX

Transformers, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

Dowser's Delight, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA

Fresh, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

Networks, RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

The Agenda, Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA

2005

Postcards from Poketo, Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Circa ’75, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

Paradise Paved, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID

Summer Paintings, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Works on Paper, Evergreene Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

Paper Awesome! Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Fragments, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA

HOT, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2004

The Big Spin, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

FEATURE, Scope Art Fair with Mixed Greens, Los Angeles, CA

RED, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

For the Love, Cassius King Gallery, San Diego, CA

RVCA, Costa Mesa, CA

2003

Gifted, Rare Gallery, New York, NY

Becoming A Better Person Through Art, Mixed Greens, New York, NY

Fresh StArt, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

Whiteness: A Wayward Construction, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2002

Odd Drawings, Cypress College, Los Angeles CA, curated by Tyler Stallings

Group Show, Futura Minima Showroom, Philadelphia, PA

Summer Group Show, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Latch Out, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2001

San Diego State University Faculty Show, San Diego, CA

Backyard, The Hatch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Ultimate Drawing Show, The Hatch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Patrons, Lovers and Other Romantics, A Benefit Art Project For Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

LA Artcore Annual Design Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA

2000

Office Show, Curated by Meg Linton, Santa Monica, CA

Group Show, Construction Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Vital Signs, Guggenhiem Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA

Beast Wars, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Ridley Tree Center, Santa Barbara, CA

Group Show, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

Invitational Show, The Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA

Group Show, Wallworks, Los Angeles, CA

1999

Juried Exhibition, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA

First Year M.F.A. Show, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

1998

Dimitri and Mark 101, Gallery 1434, Santa Barbara, CA

1996

Group Show, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

TEACHING AND INVITED LECTURES

2015

Visiting Artist Public Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art

Visiting Artist Public Lecture, SUNY Cortland

2014

Invited Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn College

2011–2013

Instructor, Two-Dimensional Creative Processes, Syracuse University

2011

Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Buffalo (Mural Techniques)

2010–2013

Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Arizona, Tucson (Beginning Painting & Advanced Painting, Professional Practices)

2010

Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Rochester (Understanding Art Practices after 1945)

2008

Invited Guest Lecturer, California College of the Arts, San Francisco (Studio Arts)

2007

Graduate Advisor, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley, CA

2004–07

Visiting Professor, San Francisco Art Institute (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design, New Genres, Graduate Advising)

2001–04

Lecturer, San Diego State University (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design)

2000

Lecturer, University of California at Santa Barbara (Drawing)

1999–00

Teaching Assistant, University of California at Santa Barbara (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design, 3-D Design, 4-D Design)

1997–98

K-12 Substitute Teacher, Fullerton Public School District

1996

Teaching Assistant, San Diego State University (Printmaking)

PUBLIC MURALS

Zaçheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland

Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, AZ

The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

MAMA Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands

ParkLife, San Francisco, CA

Scion Space, Culver City, CA

Ambiguous Industries North American Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA

Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID

RVCA Corporate Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA

The San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

The Museum Of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

The Closet, Newport Beach, CA

Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY

Residencies

The Tamarind Institute at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM