Mark Webber

Assistant Professor
markwebber@marywood.edu | ext 2270
Insalaco Center for Studio Arts 317
Pro Rata Faculty

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Mark Webber has affiliations with Hackett-Freedman Gallery in San Francisco and Prince Street Gallery in New York City. He has recently been invited to do a residency at the Joseph and Anni Albers Institute in Connecticut. His work is in public collections at Lockhaven University, the University of Scranton and The Everhart Museum in Scranton, PA, and private collections in New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlanta, Boston, Minneapolis, Philadelphia and smaller locales in the United States and Europe.

Education

  • 1983 MFA, Painting, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY
  • 1981 BFA, Painting, Swain School of Design, New Bedford, MA

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2013
    Group Show, 'Silence & Noise, Whispers, Hints, Narrative & Declaration',
    The Next Gallery, Metropolitan College of New York, NY, NY
    Group Show, Lancaster Galleries, Lancaster, PA
  • 2012
    Solo Exhibit, New Heart City Gallery, Paris, France
    Group Show, JSS Fundraiser, Steven Harvey Art Projects, NY, NY
  • 2011
    “Convergence”, seven-person show, Gallery X, New Bedford, MA
  • 2010
    Group Show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
    Small Group Invitational, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
    Solo Exhibit – Recent Work, Marywood University
  • 2009
    National Juried Exhibit, Paul Resika, Juror, Bowery Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2008
    Northeast PA Regional Juried Show, Solo Exhibit Prize Winner, Scranton, PA
  • 2007
    "Contemporary Figurations, A Survey of New York Artists," Group Invitational, Wesbeth Gallery, New York, NY
    Faculty Exhibit, SACI, Florence, Italy
  • 2006
    Two-Person Show, Marquis Gallery, Scranton, PA
  • 2003
    Solo exhibit, Galerie Timothy Tew, Atlanta, GA
  • 2002
    Solo exhibit, Maurice Arlos Fine Art, New York, NY
    Group Show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2001
    Solo exhibit, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
    Group show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
    "Five Figure Painters From NY and PA," AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA
    Group show, "Faculty Biennia," Marywood University, Scranton, PA
  • 2000
    Group show, The Painting Center, New York, NY
    Solo exhibit, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA
  • 1999
    Solo exhibit, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
    Solo exhibit, "Small Works," Marywood University
    Group show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1998
    "New Gallery Artists",Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1997
    Group Show, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1987
    Faculty Exhibit, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

Recent Projects

  • 2013
    Lectured on Aesthetics and taught two-week intensive observational painting course for Jerusalem Studio School in Civita, Italy
    Lecture and critique at Mount Gretna School of Art, Mount Gretna, PA
  • 2010
    Lectured, by invitation of the Jerusalem Studio School, on Aesthetics, in Siena, Italy, at the school’s summer campus.
    Organized and led 6 day museum tour of London, England
  • 2009
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour of Venice and Padua, Italy
  • 2008
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour of Rome and Assisi, Italy
    Curated "Locus Focus: Six Emerging Artists," AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA
  • 2007
    Moderator of Panel Discussion on the Figure in Contemporary Art, at request of curators of exhibit "Contemporary Figurations, A Survey of New York Artists," Wesbeth Gallery, New York, NY
    Guest Lecturer on Marywood Faculty Exhibit at SACI, Florence, Italy
    Organized and led 7-day museum tour of Paris, France
  • 2006
    Curated "Four Figure Painters from New York City," Marywood University, Scranton, PA
    Organized and led 7-day museum tour of Rome, Arezzo and Assisi
  • 2005
    Organized and led 8-day museum tour of Venice, Urbino, Assisi, Perugia, and smaller locales in Umbria and the Marches
    Commissioned by University of Scranton to sculpt and cast bronze portrait
  • 2004
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour of Paris
  • 2003
    Organized and led 8-day museum tour of Sicily
  • 2002
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour of Rome
  • 2001
    Curated exhibit "Five Figure Painters" featuring New York City based artists, AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA. Designed and wrote accompanying catalog.Curated "Anne Tabachnick: Painting About Painting," Marywood University, and lecture on her work. Designed and wrote accompanying catalogCurated "Next Generation", featuring young and emerging Northeast Pennsylvania artists, AFA Gallery
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour Venice and Padua, Italy
    Organized and led 6-day museum tour of London
  • 2000
    Designed, wrote introduction and raised funds for catalog "Anne Tabachnick: Painting About Painting," exhibit at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York, NY.
    Curated "Zeuxis at Marywood", still-life exhibit, and designed, wrote and raised funding for full-color catalog
    Wrote introduction to catalog for exhibit "Anderson, Resika, Smith" at The Painting Center, New York, NY
    Taught drawing and painting in two-week course in Paris, France, for Marywood University
    Organized and led 8-day museum tour of Naples and Pompeii
    Director, Prince Street Gallery, New York, NY - 4 year tenure
  • 1999
    Organized and led 8-day museum tour of Milan and Venice
    Lecture on "Form in Art" to Architectural Firm of Hemmler + Camayd, Scranton, PA                               Director, Prince Street gallery, New York, NY, through 2003
  • 1998
    Organized and led 8-day museum tour of Paris
  • 1997
    Organized and led 10-day museum tour of Florence and Rome
  • 1996
    Organized and led 9-day museum tour of Paris



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