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email: markgens@markgens.com

 

EDUCATION:

2016       MFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. Graduated with Distinction.

2014       BFA, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA. Graduated with Honors.

 

SELECT EXHIBITIONS:

2017       Filmideo17. Index Art Center, Newark, NJ.

2016       Pathetic Fallacy, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2015       Give Me Some Space, Steuben Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2015       Summer Group Show, Schafler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2015       Alive Tonight, Dekalb Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2014       All Small, Alcove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2014       Picnic Invitational, Eagle Rock Recreation Center, Los Angeles, CA.

2014       Maximum Occupancy 10, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013       Video Show, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013       What Gives... Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013       General Population, Bolsky Gallery, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2011       Punch/Utopia, Glendale Area Temporary Exhibits, Glendale, CA.

2011       Artists & Educators, Glendale College Gallery, Glendale, CA.

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:

2017       Exhibiting Visiting Artist and Lecturer. Eagle Hill School, Hardwick, MA.

2016       Co-facilitator, Art Education Workshop. Rikers Island, NYC Department of Corrections, Youth Offenders Division.

2015       Co-curator, Image/Text. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

2014       Thesis Exhibition Design Committee, Maximum Occupancy 10. Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

               Coordinator, Junior Juried Exhibition. Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013       Co-Curator, On the Floor. Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

               Co-Curator, Off the Floor. Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

 

PUBLICATIONS, HONORS & AWARDS:

2017       Gnovis Journal, Volume 17, Issue 2, Spring 2017. Georgetown University. “A Critical Analysis of Art in the Post-Internet Era”.

               Caustic Frolic (formerly: Anamesa) Journal, Issue 1, Spring 2017, Volume. New York University. “Limp Wrist”.

               Guest Critic, Final Graduate Sculpture Reviews, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn NY.

2016       Excellence in Academic Achievement, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

               Graduate Critical Session with Paddy Johnson. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

               Graduate Critical Session with Lee Ann Norman. Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY.

2014       Introductory essay, Senior thesis exhibition catalog, Otis college of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2014       Academic Excellence Award, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.

2013       Ebell Scholar, The Ebell of Los Angeles.

2013       Hing Alan Cheung Scholarship, Otis College of Art, Los Angeles, CA.