All images copyright Mark Workman

MARK WORKMAN                             

 

 

BORN

 

1960               Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1982          Tyler School  of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,  BFA

1981          Artists for Environment Foundation,

                  Union of Independent  Colleges,  New  Jersey

1978-79     Rochester  Institute of Technology,  New  York

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2010          A Time for Reflection, Arts Orientation Center, Lancaster, PA

2006          The Water’s Edge, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery,  New York

2005          Tony  Brunelli Fine Art, Binghamton,  NY

2004          The Company of Trees, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

2002          Fields of Vision, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York, traveling  to:

                  Suzanne  H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley  College, Annville, Pennsylvania

2000          Growth, Lancaster  Museum  of Art, Lancaster, PA

                  Lancaster  Galleries, Lancaster, PA

1993-99     Fischbach  Gallery, New York

1990          Floral Expressions: Two Perspectives, Millport  Museum,  Pennsylvania

                  Lancaster  Galleries,  Lancaster, Pennsylvania

1987          Lancaster  Galleries,  Lancaster, Pennsylvania

 

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016      Upstream and Down: The Susquehanna, Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University,

              Wilkes-Barre, PA

2015      Inaugural Exhibit of Pennsylvania Arts, The State Museum of Pennsylvania,

              Harrisburg, PA 

2014      Where Are They Now, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA                                                                                                                    

2013      The Susquehanna as Muse, Pennsylvania Arts Experience at the Orientation Center

              And Gallery, Marketview Arts, York, PA

2011      A Bounty of Farms, Wayne Arts Center, Wayne, PA

              Pennsylvania Seen, Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA

2009      Adirondack National Exhibition of American Watercolors, Old Forge, NY

              Small Painting from Around the World Part II, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, NY

              Consider the Lobster, Gwatson Gallery, Stonington, ME

              The Pennsylvania Arts Experience-Artists Trail, York College Art Gallery, York, PA

2008      Water Color USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO 

              Pearl  Appleby  Memorial  Award

2007      Real Time Focus: Redefining  the Painted  Landscape,  Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, NY

              Art of The Gettysburg Review: Representation in Contemporary  American  Painting                      

2006-2008  Visions of the Susquehanna, curated  by Rob  Evans : traveling,

                     Lancaster  Museum  of Art, Lancaster, PA; Susquehanna  Museum  of Art and

                    Governor's  Residence,  Harrisburg, PA; Washington  County  Museum  of Fine Art,

                    Hagerstown,  MD; Roberson  Museum  and Science  Center, Binghamton,  NY

 

2006      The Maine Landscape, gWatson  Gallery, Stonington,  ME

              Summer Suite, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

              Contemporary Realism 2006, M.A. Doran  Gallery, Tulsa, OK

              Winter Reflections, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

 

2005      Winter in Blue, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

              Industrial Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, NY

2004-5   21st Century Realism, General Electric  Company  Corporate  Art Program,

              Fairfield, CT                                         

2004      New American Realism, Tony  Brunelli Fine Art, Binghamton,  NY

              The Big Picture, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New  York

               Contemporary American Realism VII, MA Doran  Gallery, Tulsa

              Vertical Arrangements, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery,  New York

              Summer is..., Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York,  NY

              Watercolor, DFN  Gallery, New  York

2003      Snow, Paintings of Winter, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

              National Landscape Show, MA Doran Gallery, Tulsa, OK

              Adirondacks: National Exhibition of American Watercolors, The Arts Center of Old

               Forge, Old Forge, NY

              Transforming the Commonplace, Susquehanna  Art Museum,  Harrisburg,  PA          

               Hot Water, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

               Contemporary American Realism VI, M.A. Doran  Gallery, Tulsa, OK

2002       Night & Day: Recent Landscapes, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

               Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO  (purchase  award)

2001       Town & Country, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New York

               Trains of Thought: The Railroad in Contemporary Art, Suzanne  H. Arnold  Art

                Gallery, Lebanon  Valley College,  Annville, PA

               A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery,  New York

               Contemporary American Landscapes III, M. A. Doran  Gallery, Tulsa, OK

1999       Wet Paint, Fischbach  Gallery, New York

1998       Contemporary American Landscapes, M. A. Doran  Gallery, Tulsa, OK

1994       Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum, Springfield, MO  (purchase award)

               Paintings from the Commerce Bancshares Collection, Lakeview  Museum of Arts

                and  Sciences, Peoria, Illinois                                  

               Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum,  Springfield,  MO

1993       Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum,  Springfield, MO  (purchase  award)

1991       29th Annual Open Award Art Show, Lancaster, PA

               Watercolor USA Honor Society Exhibition, Knoxville, Tenn

               Elizabethtown College Spring Juried Exhibition, Elizabethtown,  PA  (purchase)

               Riverwalk Arts Festival, York, PA

1990       Lebanon Valley College Annual Exhibition, Lebanon  Valley, PA

1989      28th Annual Open Award Art Show, Lancaster , PA

              Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO

1986      The Lancaster Scene, Demuth  Foundation, Lancaster, PA

1985      Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society, Kutztown, PA

1983      May Show, Cleveland  Museum  of Art, Cleveland, OH

 

AWARDS, GRANTS

 

2008        Pennsylvania  Council  on the Arts, Individual  Artist  Fellowship 

2002        Pollock- Krasner  Foundation  Visual  Arts Fellowship  Grant

2001        Pennsylvania  Council on the Arts Special  Opportunity  Stipend

1996        ED  Foundation  Grant

1994        Purchase  Award, Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO

1993        Purchase  Award, Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO

1991        First Place,  29th Annual Open Award Art Show, Lancaster,  PA

                Museum  Cash  Award, Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield,  MO

                First Place, Riverwalk Arts Festival, York, PA

1990        Best of Show  Award, Lebanon Valley College Annual Exhibition,

                                    Lebanon  Valley, PA

1989        Best of Show  Award, 28th Annual Open Award Art Show, Lancaster, PA

1987        Purchase  Award, Watercolor USA, Springfield  Art Museum,  Springfield, MO

                Lancaster  City  Arts Grant, Lancaster, PA

1985        Purchase  Award, Annual Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Watercolor Society,      

                     Kutztown, PA

 

 

SELECTED  BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2011       The Artist’s Magazine, “Dramatic Watermedia Landscapes,” June    

2009       The Pennsylvania Arts Experience-Artists Trail Exhibition Catalog, January

2007       Ameican  Art  Collector, June  pp.179  illustration

               American  Arts  Quarterly , Summer  review  pp. 58 – 60

               The  Artists Magazine , September

               Art of The  Gettysburg  Review: Representation  in Contemporary  American  Painting,    

               catalog

2006       American  Art Collector, Jan. pp. 68-71, ill. col.

                Seeber, Stephen. “New  Horizons,” Local  E, May 17-24, pp. B1-B2, ills. col. American  Art Collector, June

                  pp. 108-111, ill. col.

                 American  Art Collector, Nov. pp. 148-151, ill. Col.

                 Visions  of the Susquehanna;  250 Years of Paintings  by American  Masters , Exhibition  Catalog

                  Rob  Evans  with essays  by Leo  G. Mazow  and David  B .Dearinger

2004          Edtrs., ‘Galleries,’ New  York  Sun, Sun., Jan. 27, p.20

                  Hutton, Molly, "Near and Distant: Mark  Workman's  Luminist  Vision," The

                  Gettysburg Review,  winter  pp. 574-576, Illus. 577-584 + front  and  back  cover

2003          Kover, Jonas, “Exhibit has Fresh Feel,” Observer  Dispatch, Sept. 11, p. 5

2002          Forst, Elizabeth, Watercolor, Fall, cover  ill.,article catalog  Fields of Vision,  

                  Bernarducci/Meisel, New York, NY

                  New  York  and  Suzanne  H. Arnold  Art Gallery, Annville, PA

2001          Long, Sue, “Preserving  Lancaster  County,” Lancaster  Magazine, June.

                        cover  ill., article

2000          Holihan, Jane, “Welcome  to His World,” Lancaster  New  Era, March 2.

                  Knowles, Laura, Intelligencer  Journal, Lancaster, PA, March 3.

1999          Sullivan, Terry, The  Best  of Sketching  and  Drawing, (Rockport  Publishers Inc.,          

                        Gloucester, Mass.)

                  William  and Mary  Review, The College of William  and  Mary, Virginia

                  Mullarkey, Maureen, review  of exhibition, Review  Magazine, p. 34

1998          Weil, Rex, “Heaven  In Earth,” Artnews, March.

                  Driscoll, John, and  Arnold  Skolnick, The Artist and  the  American  Landscape,

                        (First Glance  Books, San  Francisco)

1997          McLaughlin, Glory, “Regional  Winners,” Watercolor  Magic, Winter  Issue

                  Johnson, Nicole, “In The Spotlight,” The  Lancaster  Sunday  News, March 16.

1995          William  and Mary Review, The  College  of William  and Mary, Virginia

1994          The New  York  Review  of Art, December., review  of exhibition

                  Readers  Digest, August, cover  illustration.

                  Decker, Joan, “Landscape  Artist Feels Farmer, Harvest  Kinship,” Neighbors

                  Northern  Lancaster  County, October 12, 1994

1993          Corn, Alfred, review  of exhibition, Artnews,  May.

                  Kopf, Jennifer, “NYC Gallery  Stages Show  for the Artist  Mark  Workman”,  Lititz

                        Record  Express, February  4.

 

 

SELECTED PUBLIC AND CORPORATE COLLECTIONS

 

Lancaster County Convention Center

Visions of the Susquehanna Collection, Longlevel, PA

American  General  Corporation, Texas

Armstrong  World  Industries, Pennsylvania

Bank  of Tokyo, New  York

Berlitz, Inc., New  Jersey

Bernarducci.Meisel. Gallery, New  York

Camhay, Karlinsky  and Stein, New  York

Cantor  Fitzgerald, New York

Cardiovascular  Associates, Pennsylvania

Carpedia  Group, Inc., Canada

Commerce  Bancshares, Inc., Missouri

The  Ella Carothens  Dunnegan  Gallery of Art, Missouri

Elizabethtown  College, Pennsylvania

Exxon  Corporation, Texas

FGIC, New  York

First  National  Bank  of Maryland

General  Electric  Company,  Connecticut 

Groom Law Group, Washington, DC

Hamilton  Bank, Pennsylvania

High  Industries, Pennsylvania

Kutztown  University, Pennsylvania

City of Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Lancaster  Museum  of Art, Pennsylvania

Little Caesar’s Enterprises, Inc., Michigan

MasterCard International, New  York

Millport  Museum,  Pennsylvania

Nomura  Securities, New  York

Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, PA

OBGYN  and  Associates, Pennsylvania

Susquehanna  Bancshares,  Inc., Pennsylvania

Vanguard  Industries, Pennsylvania

Zurich  Kemper  Financial  Corporation,  Illinois

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