© 2001      Updated October 2019

Work

 

About

Mark Gleason

San Mateo, CA

mrkglsn@gmail.com

www.markgleason.org

https://instagram.com/markgleason/

Born: 

Greenwich, CT 1962

Education: 

Master of Science in Art Education, University of Bridgeport 1989 

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio Arts, Syracuse University 1984 

Exhibitions:

2020

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Wilderness, solo exhibition

           

2019

Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

Eleventh Annual Figurative Drawing Competition and Exhibition, juried exhibition

           

Dacia Gallery, New York, NY

Nine-Year Anniversary Exhibition, juried exhibition 

Blackboard Gallery, Camarillo, CA 

The Illusionists, juried exhibition to accompany The Representational Art Conference 2019 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition

2018

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

32nd Anniversary Drawing Show, juried exhibition 

Studio Gallery SF, San Francisco, CA 

The Tiny Show, group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Sleepless, solo exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition

Storpunkt Gallery, Munich, Germany

Half a Pound of Art, group exhibition

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA 

Corporeal, solo exhibition

2017

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

31st Anniversary Drawing Show, juried exhibition 

Pence Gallery, Davis, CA 

The Tiny Show, group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition 

Storpunkt Gallery, Munich, Germany 

Half a Pound of Art, group exhibition

2016

Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Destinesia, group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition 

Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

BeinArt Surreal Show, group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Blood and Fire, solo exhibition

2015

Queen Mary Luxury Liner, Long Beach, CA

Ink N Iron Art Gathering, curated exhibition

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition

2014

Kwan Fong Gallery, California Lutheran University, Thousand Oaks, CA

Running With Scissors, group exhibition

The Harwood Museum of Art of the University of New Mexico, Taos, NM

Lowbrow Insurgence: The Rise of Post-Pop Art, group exhibition

Begovich Gallery, Cal State University, Fullerton, CA

Hearsay, group exhibition

2013

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Darklands, solo exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Laluzapalooza, juried exhibition

2012

Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

Anomalies, group exhibition

 

Grand Theatre Center for the Arts, Tracy, CA 

Beauty...it’s not pretty, group exhibition 

2011

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

La Luz de Jesus 25, group exhibition

 

Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Beyond Eden, group exhibition 

Mondo Bizzarro Gallery, Rome, Italy 

The New Lost Generation, group exhibition

 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Mannerism, two-person exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition

2010

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition

2009

Cella Gallery, North Hollywood, CA 

Persona, solo exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition

2008

Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

East Of Eden, group exhibition supported by The Los Angeles Museum of 

Contemporary Art. 

La Luz de Jesu Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Mark Gleason & Caia Koopman, two-person exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition 

Roq La Rue, Seattle, WA 

A Cabinet of Natural Curiosities, group exhibition

 

Rake Art Gallery, Portland, OR 

Rake Art Invitational, group exhibition.

2007

Gallery Eleven, Fairfield CT 

Glimpse, group exhibition. 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition 

Grey McGear Modern, Santa Monica, CA 

Work represented

2006

Gallery LeLe, Tokyo, Japan 

I See Blythe, group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

August Show, group exhibition 

City Art, San Francisco, CA 

Group exhibition

 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition 

Grey McGear Modern, Santa Monica, CA 

Work represented

2005

City Art, San Francisco, CA 

Group exhibition 

La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Everything But The Kitschen Sync, juried exhibition 

City Art, San Francisco, CA 

Group exhibition

2004

Gallery Eleven, Fairfield, CT 

Flora and Fauna, group exhibition

Gallery Eleven, Fairfield. CT 

Mark Gleason, solo exhibition

2003

Gallery Eleven, Fairfield, CT 

Horses, group exhibition

Gallery Eleven, Fairfield, CT 

Recent Work, solo exhibition

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT 

4 Winners, group exhibition

2002

Zellner Gallery, Wilton, CT 

Perception and Reality, juried exhibition

Winner: Best in Show 

Weston Public Library, Weston, MA 

Figuration, solo exhibition

 

Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT 

Inaugural Members Exhibition 

Zellner Gallery, Wilton, CT 

Color and Curves, member exhibition

Winner: Third Place 

2001

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT 

Sky, two-person exhibit

John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT 

New Haven Paint and Clay Members Exhibition

 

Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CT 

Meet The Artists series, two-person exhibit

 

Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

New Members Exhibition

2000

The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Spectrum 2000, juried exhibition

 

John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT 

New Haven Paint and Clay, juried exhibition

1999

The Cannondale Gallery, Wilton, CT 

Closing House, group exhibiton

Max’s, Westport, CT 

Solo display

The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Group exhibition

The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Spectrum 1999, juried exhibition

1998

The Cannondale Gallery, Wilton, CT 

Works In Oil, three-person exhibit

 

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT 

Solo exhibition

The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Spectrum 1998, juried exhibiton

Wilton Library, Wilton, CT 

Cannondale Gallery at the Wilton Library, group exhibition

1997

The Cannondale Gallery, Wilton, CT 

Meteorology, group exhibiton 

The Betty Barker Gallery at the Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Spectrum 1997, juried exhibition

 

Cat Black Gallery, Westport, CT 

Valentine Show, group exhibition

1995

John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT 

Figuratively Speaking, group exhibition 

Silvermine Guild Arts Center, New Canaan, CT 

Art of the Northeast USA, juried exhibiton

Borders Bookstore, Stamford, CT 

Solo exhibition

John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT 

New Haven Paint and Clay, juried exhibition

1991

New Canaan Library, New Canaan, CT 

Surfacing, two-person exhibit

1984

Crouse College, Syracuse, NY 

Solo exhibiton.