Mark Licari

artist artwork
BORN
1975, Atlanta, GA

EDUCATION
2000 University of Southern California, MFA, (drawing, sculpture, installation)
1997 University of Colorado at Boulder, BFA, (painting, drawing)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2009 In Process: Mark Licari, 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
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
2009 Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles CA
Garden of Delights, curated by Dena Rigby, Winston Watcher Fine Art, Seattle, WA
New Prints - Portraits: In Pursuit of Likeness, International Print Center, New York, NY
Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, curated by Kristen 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
2005 Art Cologne, New Contemporaries, Cologne, Galerie Valérie Cueto, Paris
Wall-to-Wall Drawing, The Drawing Center, New York
Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
2004 Clean Cut, PM Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Scope Circle Committee for Emerging Art Group Show, Christies, 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, CA

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
PUBLIC ART AND SIGHT SPECIFIC WORK
2005 Superfrog Saves Equator Books, at Equator Books, Venice, CA
2004 Portrait of Ed Hamilton, at Hamilton Press, Venice, CA
2002 Living Kitchen, at Haight Ashbury Food Program, San Francisco, CA
2000 Invasion of Admissions, at University of Southern California Fine Arts, Watt Hall, Los Angeles, CA

AWARDS
2003 California Community Foundation Emerging Visual Arts Fellowship
1998–2000University of Southern California Graduate Fellowship

BIBLIOGRAPHY
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 2006, p. 180.
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.
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. Jan. 7, p. D1.
2001 Ollman, Leah. "An Electrifying Force." Los Angeles Times. July 27, p. F20.
Miles, Christopher. "Los Angeles Critics' Picks - Mark Licari."
Rimanelli, David. "Boys Will Be Boys, And Women Can Play, Too." Interview. August p. 72.