Born 1975, Atlanta, GA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA 

 

Education

 

2000  MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

1997  BFA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019  Vintage Vibrato, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

2018  Planted Planet, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen CO

2017  Awaken to Zero, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, San Diego, CA 

2015  Cloud Storage for Future Floods, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

          Drawing Out, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia, Charleston, WV

2014  Vector, Accelerate to Zilch, Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles, CA

          Dialogic Drawing Experiment (collaboration with Andrea Bianconi and Ricardo Lanzarini),

          Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium 

2012  Waterworks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

2011  False Starts, Repairs and Overhauls, Disjecta, Portland, OR

          Shifting Shaking Days, Cueto Project, New York, NY 

2010  The Finishes That Stand The Test, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA

2009  Flows to Bay, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

2008  Itching to Go, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

2007  Month To Month, Honor Fraser, Venice, CA

2005  220 Volts, Galerie Valérie Cueto, Paris, France

          Manage-a-not, Equator Books, Venice, CA

2003  Superterranean, Luckman Gallery at Cal State Los Angeles, CA

2001  Drawing with an Appetite, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2000  Nervous Circuits, Helen Lindhurst Fine Art Gallery, University of Southern California, 

          Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibitions 

 

2019  The Circle of Truth, Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA 

          The Vision Boards, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2018  The Circle of Truth, NUMU, New Museum Los Gatos, Los Gatos, CA

2016  Works on Paper by gallery artists, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

          Surreal / Unreal, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2015  Food For Thought, Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

          Hunting + Gathering, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

          Recent Acquisitions at the Athenaeum, The Athenaeum, La Jolla, CA

          We Must Risk Delight: Twenty Artists from Los Angeles, Venice, Italy

2014  7th Bulgarian International Triennial of Graphic Art: Contemporary US Printmaking, Sofia,

          Bulgaria

2013  5th Moscow Biennale of Contemorary Art, "More Light," Moscow, Russia 

          Collaborative Printmaking, Hong Kong Open Printshop, Hong Kong, China 

          Fever Dreams, Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles, CA

          The Los Angeles Printmaking Society 21st National Exhibition, Cal State            

          Northridge Northridge, CA

          Hamilton Press Lithographs, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

          Dangerous Beauties, Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA

          Good in the Kitchen, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

          Letters from Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA

2012  Drawing Surrealism, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

          Transient Planet, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia          

          Letters From Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles CA 

2011  Fast Forward: Four for the Future, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM

2010  A Midnight Summer Dream, Cueto Project, New York, NY

          NINE, curated by Bill Farroux, West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA

2009  Additive: Third Alumni Exhibition, Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

          Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

          Garden of Delights, curated by Dena Rigby, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA 

          New Prints 2009/Summer -Portraits: In Pursuit of Likeness, International Print Center, New York, NY

          Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, curated by Kristin Calabrese and Joshua Aster, Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI

2007  New Prints, selected and curated by James Siena, International Print Center, New York, NY

2006  Inaugural Exhibition – 100 Artists – 100 Watercolors, Jeannie Freilich Fine Art, New York, NY

2005  Art Cologne, New Contemporaries, Cologne, Germany

          Galerie Valérie Cueto, Paris, France

          Wall-to-Wall Drawing, The Drawing Center, New York, NY

          Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2004  Clean Cut, PM Gallery, Toronto, Canada

          Scope Circle Committee for Emerging Art Group Show, Christie’s, Beverly Hills, CA

          Contemporaries: 5 Years of Grantmaking in the Visual Arts, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002  Today’s LA Art, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2000  Exquisitely Wrought, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA

          Big Bang, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

          In Formation, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, Claremont, CA

 

 Public Collections 

         

         Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, San Diego, CA

         Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia, Charleston, WV

         Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands

         Grunwald Center Collection, Los Angeles, CA

         Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

         Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

         Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

         Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

         Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium

         New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM

 

Public Art And Site Specific Work 

 

2019  Vintage Vibrato, SPACE Gallery, Portland, ME

2018  Vintage bank shots..., Oro Fino bar at MODA Center, Portland, OR 

2015  Drawing Out, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia, Charleston, WV

2014  Dialogic Drawing Experiment (collaboration with Andrea Bianconi and Ricardo Lanzarini),

          Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent,Belgium 2013  Dialogo Illuminato (collaboration with Andrea Bianconi and Ricardo Lanzarini),

          5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia,

2012  Drawing Surrealism, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA         

          Transient Planet, 18th  Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, AU         

          Waterworks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

2011  The Standard, 4th Street Mural, Los Angeles, CA

          Mobile Home, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM 

2009  La Mirada: Flows to Bay, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA

2005  Superfrog Saves Equator Books, Equator Books, Venice, CA

2004  Portrait of Ed Hamilton, Hamilton Press, Venice, CA

2002  Living Kitchen, Haight Ashbury Food Program, San Francisco, CA

2000  Invasion of Admissions, University of Southern California Fine Arts, Watt Hall, Los Angeles, CA 

 

Awards

2003  California Community Foundation Emerging Visual Arts Fellowship

1998-2000   University of Southern California Graduate Fellowship

 

Bibliography

2013  Cory, Shawna. “Good in the Kitchen.” Alibi, Volume 22, Issue 5, Jan 31-Feb 6, p.14

2012  Savvas, Lili. "Biennale artworks come to life." The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney), June24, p.39

          Patton, Charlie. "Vertical Challenge." The Times-Union (Jacksonville), March 24, p. D1, D-3

2011  Pulkka, Wesley, “The Future is Now in Must-See Tamarind Exhibit.” Albuquerque Journal,

          February 27

          Leigh, David, “The Tamarind Institute Looks To The Future.” Alibi, February, v. 20, no. 6

          Row, D.K., “Disjecta announces five artists selected for Curator-In-Residence program,” The Oregonian, January 21

2010  Monroe, “Interview with Mark Licari.” Beautiful/Decay, February 2 

          Scarborough, James. “Mark Licari.” Artillery Magazine, September

          Melrod, George. “Painters’ Painters.” Art Ltd., May/June, p. 40

2009  McKinnon, Kelsey, “Culture: Top Shows.” C, October 2009, p 68

2008  Enholm, Molly, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game.” Art Ltd., November/December, p. 30-31

2006  Dambrot, Shana Nys,“Mark Licari.” Art Ltd., December

          Hayashi, Romiyo, “Life With Art.” Spurluxe, Winter, p. 180

          Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Ten To Eye.” Lifescapes, March, p. 14

2005  “Le tour des galeries.” Le Figaro, September 16 

          Turcat, Raphael. “Et si vous faisiez peindre votre appart par un artiste?” Technikart, October

          Cotter, Holland. “Where Drawing Is What Counts.” The New York Times, June 25, p. A15.

2004  The Editors, “The Year in Prints: The First Annual New Prints Review.” Art on Paper,  

          November/December, vol. 9, no. 2, p. 62-63

          Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Line Drive.” THE Magazine

          Dambrot, Shana Nys, tema celeste, issue 113, p. 58

2003  Dambrot, Shana Nys.  “Mark Licari and Primitivo Suarez at Luckman Gallery.” Artweek, 

          October, vol. 34, p. 20, 21

          Baker, Kenneth. “Mural Adds Spice to Community Kitchen.” San Francisco Chronicle, January 7, p. D1

2001  Ollman, Leah. "An Electrifying Force." The Los Angeles Times, July 27, p. F20

          Miles, Christopher. "Los Angeles Critics' Picks - Mark Licari." Artforum, July/August 

          Rimanelli, David.  "Boys Will Be Boys, And Women Can Play, Too." Interview, August, p. 72

          "Portrait of the Artist," Gentlemen's Quarterly, April, p. 21 

 

Publications

McKenna, Kristine. Mark Licari: Drawing With An Appetite. Los Angeles: Honor Fraser,    2006.

Enstice, Wayne, and Melody Peters. Drawing: Space, Form and Expression. New Jersey: Pearson Education, 2003 (3rd edition).

© 2019 Mark Licari Studio 

  • Facebook Classic