Mark Griffin's resume

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Education

San Francisco Conservatory of Music, Composition, 1976-1979
San Francisco Art Institute, Painting, 1976-1979

 

Solo Exhibitions

2013 LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Fabulous Mr. Head and the Fifth Sun. Bronze sculptures.
2011 LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Dream Red Body. Large Scale Photographs.
Throb of Creation (#1-#11). Bronze sculptures.
LA Artcore Webzine Article »
2005 LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Red Queen. Large Scale Photographs.
2001 Armstrong Schoenheit Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Mothers. Large Scale Photographs.
1993 Hindu Temple, Calabasas, California
Steel and nylon sculptural installation - site specific.
1984 Worth/Ryder Gallery, Berkeley: Paintings.
1983 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco
Laughing Dog. Sculptural Installation.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2010 LA Artcore, Los Angeles, California
International Exchange Show Japan and United States
Black Queen 37.
2009 2009 Voodoo Experience, New Orleans (Voodoo Experience website)
The Ladder. Large-scale sculpture installation.
Included in PBS special: Life if Art/KKProjects.
  CA Gallery, Fukuota, Japan
Fiber Work International Exchange Exhibition
Black Queen 17.
2008 Fukuota Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Crosscurrent, International Exchange
Black Queen. Large-scale photographs.
  Thailand Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Black Queen. Large-scale photographs.
  Burpha Museum, Chonburi, Thailand
Black Queen. Large-scale photographs.
The Ladder. Video sculpture.
  The 1st International Contemporary Art 2008
Sculpture Park, Songkhla, Thailand
The Brightness. Large-scale sculpture.
2005 LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Red Queen. Large Scale Photographs
  LA Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Art of the Human Spirit
"Crossing the Great Ocean" Sculpture
  Burning Man, Black Rock City, Nevada
The Ladder
Large-scale sculpture installation.
2004 Farmani Gallery, Beverly Hills, California
Focus on Aids
Photo.
2003 Northern California Fine Arts Center, Sacramento
48th International Exhibition, BOLD EXPRESSIONS
Painting.
  Focus on Aids, Los Angeles, California
Photo.
  UCLA New Mellennium, Los Angeles, California
Photo.
  Venice Art Walk, Los Angeles, California
Lithograph.
  Los Angeles Free Clinic, Los Angeles, California
Lithograph.
2002 Focus on Aids, Los Angeles, California
Photo.
  UCLA New Mellennium, Los Angeles, California
Photo.
  Venice Art Walk, Los Angeles, California
Lithograph.
  Los Angeles Free Clinic, Los Angeles, California
Lithograph.
  The Thalians Annual Ball, Los Angeles, California
Painting.
1989 Borizter-Grey Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Swimmers and Divers. Photo collage.
1988 VA Gallery, Oakland, California
Mixed media photography.
1987 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California
Swimmers and Divers. Photo collage.
1986 VA Gallery, Oakland, California
Clear and Present Danger. Large scale installation.
  Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, California
When the Film Snapped. Sculptural installation.
1984 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California
Two man show. Paintings.
1983 Southern Exposure Gallery, San Francisco, California
Two man show. Paintings.
1981 A.R.E., San Francisco, California
Paintings.
  183 Pine Street Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Paintings.
1980 Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, California
Paintings.
  San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
Paintings.
1979 Heller Gallery, San Francisco, California
Paintings.

 

Commissions

  • City of Songkhla, Thailand: Large-scale sculpture installation.

 

Collections

  • Fukuota Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Ziffren, Brittenham, Branca, Fischer, Gilbert-Lurie, Stiffelman & Cook, LLP, Century City, California
  • Charles Lonsdale, III, Taos, New Mexico
  • Lloyd Aspinwall, Los Angeles, California

 

Of Note

  • 1985: Art in America, noted as emerging contemporary artist