DARA MARK

 

 

 

 

 

Education

 

MFA University of California at Santa Barbara

BA Yale University

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 

2016   SMINK Art and Design, Dallas, TX

2013   Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID

           SMINK Art and Design, Dallas, TX – also 2012, ‘11, ’10 and ‘09

2008   The C Gallery, Los Alamos, CA        

2004    EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

2003    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM

2001    EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1996    Center Gallery, Los Olivos, CA

1995    Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

           Shidoni Contemporary Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1994   Art at the Inn Program, Citronelle Restaurant, Santa Barbara, CA

1993   Trevi Gallery, Solvang, CA

1991    Allan Hancock College Gallery, Santa Maria, CA

1989    Hartnell College Gallery, Salinas, CA

            Contemporary Arts Forum, Windowspace, Santa Barbara, CA

1981    Alice Benjamin Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

1980   Women's Center, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA

1979   Sunbow Gallery, Portland, OR

1978   University of Oregon Art Museum, Eugene, OR

1976   Earthwares Gallery, St. Louis, MO    

    

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2016   Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM: “Salon 7 – 15 – 16”

           Rebecca Fine Art, Cathedral City (Palm Springs), CA: “Visually Speaking:Color and  

           Light”, curated by Joe Novak

2015   Peters Projects, Santa Fe, NM, “Axle Indoors”

           SMINK Art and Design, Dallas, TX, “Building the Image; the Lady Minimalists”

2014   Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Holiday Show”

           SMINK Art and Design, Dallas, TX,  “Black + White”

           ART[s}UP Salon, Galisteo, NM, “Lady Minimalists Tea Society: A Conversation”

           SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, “SITE Unseen 8”

           Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, “FILTERED: What Does Love Look Like?”

2013   City of Santa Fe Arts Commission Community Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Cumulous 

           Skies: The Enduring Modernist Aesthetic in New Mexico”  

           Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Lady Minimalists Tea Society: Magnetic Drift”     

2012   ART Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, “Project Space: Lady Minimalists Tea Society”

2011   Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, “NM Women Artists”

           Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “18 Days”

2010   Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM, “New Mexico Women” 

           Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID, “Considered”

2009   Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM, “Cutting Edge”

2008   Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “Collect: Inside 8”

            SITE Santa Fe, “SITE Unseen”

            Walker Fine Art, Denver, CO        

2007    Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, “38th Annual National Juried                            

            Exhibition” 

2006    Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “Collect: Inside 8”

2004    Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland OR, “Mark Making”

            James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, ”SITE Unseen”

            Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “Insight Out”

            Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO, “Rocky Mountain Biennial”

            LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “FOCA Artists Exhibition”

2003    New Mexico Cancer Center, Albuquerque, NM

            EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Elements of Perception”

            Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque NM, “Originals 2003”

2002    EVO Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Invitational”

             Plan B, Santa Fe, NM, “Collect”

2001    Harwood Museum, Taos, NM, “Originals: New Mexico Women Artists”

            Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, “Degrees of Abstraction”

2000    Governor’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Fair and Square”

            Jaquelin Loyd Contemporary, Ranchos deTaos, NM, “Group Show 2000”

            LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, “Women Artists from the Land of 

            Enchantment”

1999   LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

           Jaquelin Loyd Contemporary, Ranchos de Taos, NM

1998    Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Elements”

           Coleman Gallery, Albuquerque, NM,  “Summer Show”

           Ventura College  New Media Gallery, Ventura, CA

1997    LA Artcore Brewery Annex, Los Angeles, CA, “Wallworks”

1996    Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA, “Across the Miles”

           Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Los Angeles, CA,  “Women Artists - Works on

           Paper”

1995    Museum Art Center, Santa Maria, CA, “Paper/Scissors/Stone; Nine Women 

            Working” 

1994   Colored Pencil Society of America, Lake Oswego, OR

1993   Colored Pencil Society of America, Birmingham, MI

1991    College of Creative Studies, University of California at Santa Barbara,  “Points of

           View”

1990    Security Pacific Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA, “The Mark”

            Artspace Gallery of the City of Los Angeles, CA, “Elements”

            The Women’s Building, Los Angeles, CA, “Santa Barbara Artists”

1988   Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, “Santa Barbara Artists”

 

Collections

 

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, Dallas, TX

Santa Barbara County Arts Commission, Santa Barbara, CA

Westco Savings, Culver City, CA

Pacific Institute for Bioethics, Solvang, CA

University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Unity of All Life Church, Port Townsend, WA

La Familia Medical Center, Santa Fe, NM

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Foundation, Albuquerque, NM 

 

Public Commissions

 

Reininga Corporation, Santa Barbara, CA. 1989

 

Grants and Awards

 

Master Artist, Santa Barbara County Arts Commission program for gifted high school students

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA: 38th Annual National Juried Exhibition, 

2nd Place Award, 2007

California Arts Council Artist-In-Residence grants, co-sponsored by Arts Outreach, Los

Olivos, CA, 1986, ‘87, ‘88

Missouri Arts Council Artist-in-Residence grant, 1977

 

Membership

 

Lady Minimalists Tea Society, Santa Fe, NM

 

Bibliography

 

Dara Mark Goes With the Flow,” Rita Cook, Arts and Culture TX, 10/12.  illustrations

Tea for Seven,”  Michael Abartemarco, Santa Fe New Mexican (Pasatiempo), 7/13, 2012

“Opened by Limits,” Kathaleen Roberts, Albuquerque Journal Santa Fe, 7/12/12

“25 Artists to Watch: Dara Mark,” American Artists Watercolor, issue 68, Fall 2011.   illustration

Fairchild, Douglas, “A Visual Arts Exhibition,” Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican,  

3/18/11.  illustration

New American Paintings; Juried Exhibition-in-Print #60, The Open Studios Press, 

       Boston, MA, 10/05.  illustrations

Laget, Mokha, “Dara Mark: New Work,” THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM. 10/04. 

       illustration

Cook-Romero, Elizabeth, “Like Water For Paint,” Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican,

       9/17/04.  illustration

Fisher, Zane, “SFR Pick,” Santa Fe Reporter, 9/15/04

Insight Out: Reversing Vandalism, Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe,

       NM.  illustration

Tobin, Richard, “Insight Out; Reversing Vandalism,” THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 7/04

Carlisle, Susanna, “Mary Bennett, Madelin Coit, Dara Mark; Elements of Perception,” 

      THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 7/03.  illustration    

Collins, Tom, “Cool, Clean and Slick: Elements of Perception Presents Work of Three 

       Women,” The Albuquerque Journal Venue North, Santa Fe, NM, 5/30/03.  

       illustration

Carver, Jon, “Dara Mark: Intimate Fields,” ­THE Magazine, Santa Fe, NM, 6/01. 

       illustration

Canty, Scott, Elements, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery,1998. illustration 

Crowder, Joan, “Working Women” Santa Barbara New Press, June 30, 1995.

Moret, Andrea, “Mark Gives Elusive Concept Physical Form,” The Lompoc Record, 

  1. Illustration

 

Steider, A., “On Exhibit: Dara Sorgman,”  Arabesque, Old Hand Press, Santa Barbara, 

       CA, 1981

 

 

 

 

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