mark petersen studio, san pablo avenue, oakland, california 2014

mark petersen studio, san pablo avenue, oakland, california 2014

Mark Petersen

born1953 Salt Lake City, Utah

Solo Shows: (selected)

2018   forthrite, emeryville, ca

2015    No._4 Studio. Brooklyn

2014    Le Kube, Oakland

           found on piedmont, oakland

2012    Local 123, Berkeley  2011    Temescal Art Center, Oakland

2011    temescal art center, oakland 2010    Lanesplitters, Berkeley

2005    LIMN Gallery, San Francisco

2004    The Bunker, Oakland

2000 trinidad art gallery, trinadad, ca

1998    Matsukuma Gallery, Tokyo

1995    Oscar Nielsen Gallery, Copenhagen 

1994    running ridge gallery, santa fe, and running ridge gallery, ojai, ca

1992   running ridge gallery, santa fe, and running ridge gallery, ojai, ca

1990    Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, and Running Ridge Gallery, Ojai, CA

1988    Osuna Gallery, Washington, DC

            Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City

            Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, and Running Ridge Gallery, Ojai, CA

1986    Gayle Weyer Gallery, Salt Lake City

            Running Ridge Gallery, Santa Fe, and Running Ridge Gallery, Ojai, CA

1984    Pioneer Memorial Theatre, Salt Lake City

1978    Kimball Art Center, Park City

            The Lodge at Snowbird

Group shows

2015    Los Angeles Modernism

             Coup d’etat, San Francisco

2014    Michael Klein Arts, N.Y.C., Summer Group Show, Sharon Springs, NY

            Michael Klein Arts, N.Y.C., Works You Would Find on Paper

             Palm springs Modernism, Palm Springs

             N0._ 4 studio, “Mixtape,”  NYC

2001    Abstract Zone, Berkeley

            John Wheatman Design, San Francisco 

2000    John Wheatman Design, San Francisco

1993    Japonesque, San Francisco

1991    William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco

            John Wheatman Design, San Francisco

1989    Utah Arts Council/Salt lake Art Center, Works on Paper, juried show (Arthur Okimura juror) best -of -show award.

            Utah Arts Fesival, “2020,” invitational 

            Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City

1988    Phillips gallery, Salt Lake City

1987    Osuna Gallery, Washington DC,  “Collage”

           Utah Arts Fesival 2020 invitational 

           Phillips Gallery, Salt Lake City

1986    Gallerie Hautfuille, Paris

1985    Institute of Contemporary Art, London, “New American Painting,” invitational
            Grand Palais, Paris, “Nouvel Art Americane,” invitational 

            Gayle Weyer Gallery, Salt Lake City

1982    Utah Museum of Fine Arts, “MFA show,” Salt Lake City

1978    Meyer Gallery, Park City

            Atrium Gallery, Salt Lake city Public Library

1977    Meyer Gallery, Park City

1976    Utah Museum of Fine Arts, “Utah Painting and Sculpture,” juried group show (larry bell juror),

            “best- of- show award and purchase award for Utah Arts Council Permanent Collection

1975    Utah Museum of Fine Arts, “Utah Painting and Sculpture ‘75,” juried show 

   Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, “Utah Statewide Student Show,” juried, Best of Show Award.

 

Public and corporate collections: (partial list)

museum of modern art nyc  

Schneider Museum of Arts        

Utah Museum of Fine Arts      

Phillips Gallery Collection          

Springville Museum of Art        

American Embassy, London      

Utah Arts Council

British Petroleum America         

Fidelity Investments            

American Express                     

San Francisco Municipal Railroad      

Captiva Corporation            

Hallmark Corporation      

Symphony Hall, Utah Symphony        

Snowbird Corporation    

Veterans Administration      

 Holy Cross Hospital            

joinery structures

          

mark petersen studio, west oakland, california, 1995

stephen headley, russ, and me in front of  "different kinds of kisses" in solo show at high wire

stephen headley, russ, and me in front of  "different kinds of kisses" in solo show at high wire

grand palais show copy.jpg
laura wass (owner designer at wxyz jewelry) at b-side group show opening in brooklyn 2014

laura wass (owner designer at wxyz jewelry) at b-side group show opening in brooklyn 2014

the spectacular kyle staver painter and sculptor at the b-side group show opening in brooklyn 2014

the spectacular kyle staver painter and sculptor at the b-side group show opening in brooklyn 2014

with some guy named jerry. photo credit judy rifka

with some guy named jerry. photo credit judy rifka

hallmark corporation art collection acquisitions catalog for the year 1994 last page. alfred steglitz portrait of georgia okeffe front cover and cristopher brown bowler hat painting back cover. eclipsed again! 

hallmark corporation art collection acquisitions catalog for the year 1994 last page. alfred steglitz portrait of georgia okeffe front cover and cristopher brown bowler hat painting back cover. eclipsed again! 

at my cottage with 4--2x2' prints from the ongoing photo series "straight down 2x2"

at my cottage with 4--2x2' prints from the ongoing photo series "straight down 2x2"

osuna collage show copy.jpg
deinstalling judy rifka's solo show in brooklyn. 2014 . look at the hammer........... we're working

deinstalling judy rifka's solo show in brooklyn. 2014 . look at the hammer........... we're working

getting into my "work" autumn 2016

getting into my "work" autumn 2016

emily pearl joaquin carter and self at solo show in brooklyn september 2015

emily pearl joaquin carter and self at solo show in brooklyn september 2015

two person show with james lovera at running ridge gallery santa fe

two person show with james lovera at running ridge gallery santa fe

solo show at lekube 2015

solo show at lekube 2015

jeff hobbs recording sax audio for our latest collaboration january 2018

jeff hobbs recording sax audio for our latest collaboration january 2018

6:30 in the morning at my cottage paul discoe jacked up on peets trying to hide his sculpture so it doesn't upstage my stuff. thanks paul. january 2018

6:30 in the morning at my cottage paul discoe jacked up on peets trying to hide his sculpture so it doesn't upstage my stuff. thanks paul. january 2018

dreamer composer conductor musician simone giuliani and self plotting big things. brooklyn 2015

dreamer composer conductor musician simone giuliani and self plotting big things. brooklyn 2015

old mug 6 a m piedmont avenue january 2018

old mug 6 a m piedmont avenue january 2018

invitational in london. free airfare and hotel for a week on grosvenor square across from the american embassy. a show, then benefit auction for traveler's aid.  high tea at the embassy. not a bad gig for 12 lucky american artists

invitational in london. free airfare and hotel for a week on grosvenor square across from the american embassy. a show, then benefit auction for traveler's aid.  high tea at the embassy. not a bad gig for 12 lucky american artists

stephen headley owner of osceola gallery at a studio visit to the cottage. january 2018

stephen headley owner of osceola gallery at a studio visit to the cottage. january 2018

other random stuff. met zao wu ki and had a great chat when i was 18. met shunru sazuki and both had quite a few chats at about the same time. made an impact on me at 18.

was fortunate to be t. a. with wayne thiebaud and joseph raffael and took william wiley and robert hudson out fly fishing in utah. dined bantered and drank with all  listed on this line.

major mentor was undoubtedly v. douglas snow (marlborough gallery, stremmel gallery etc)

taught at art dept in a university for a few years and art at a state prison for a year and at public schools on utah arts council artist's in education grants. received ford foundation grant while in grad school. was preparator, photographer and picture framer and then registrar for 3 years at an art museum, was an appraiser at an auction house for 2 years. shot portraits and fashion photography. lived in yokohama for a year. gardened at soju-ji. raised some fine kids. and a long time ago was even an eagle scout. got lot's of great stories about life as a fine art currier with paintings and or drawings worth millions, and some even better ones about henry moore. life has been rich. and............. i "suffer" from compulsive image making disorder (CIMD).

contact: markpetersenart@gmail.com