Mark Calderon | Resume

Born in 1955 in Bakersfield, CA; resides in Seattle.

EDUCATION
1978 B.A., San Jose State University

ONE PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2013
Nothing Is as Eloquent as Nothing, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (also 2009, 2003, 1999, 1996, 1994, 1991, 1988, 1985)

2007
Sculpture: A Survey, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA

2005
Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

1999
Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York

1997
Santos, The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

1994
Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland (also 1991, 1989, 1987)

1991
Sculpture, Eastern Washington University, Cheney

1990
Jamison/Thomas Gallery, New York

1988
Evergreen Galleries, Evergreen State College, Olympia

1987
Documents Northwest: The Poncho Series, Seattle Art Museum (catalog)

1980
San Jose Art Center

1978
American Standard Series, San Jose State University, San Jose

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
First Light, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA

Eduardo Calderon: Portraits of 20 Northwest Artists, Museum of Northwest Art, La Conner, WA

2010-11
Animal Instinct: Allegory, Allusion, and Anthropomorphism. John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI; curator Leslie Umberger

2008
25th Anniversary Exhibition, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Century 21, Wright Exhibition Space, Seattle, WA

2006
Made in Seattle, Seattle, WA

2004
New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center New York
Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire And Water, Boise Art Museum, ID

2003-04
International Abstraction: Making Painting Real, Seattle Art Museum

2000
American Printmaking Masters, Part II, Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, WA

1999
Northwest Art/Asian Affinities, Seattle Art Museum, curated by Trevor Fairbrother
Holding Light: Contemporary Glass Sculpture, Austin Museum of Art, TX

1998
¡Cálido!, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
Betty Bowen Award 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Washington State Convention and Trade Center, Seattle WA
Colores del Pueblo, Seattle Center Exhibition Pavilion
Looking To Nature, Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1997
The Garden Show, Lutz Tire Building No. 2, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, OR
Surrogacy, Greg Kucera Gallery
¡Cálido! Contemporary Warm Glass, Tucson Museum of Art, AZ
West Coast Painting and Sculpture 1997 (continuous slide presentation), Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
Pure Form: The Intensity of Process, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR

1996
The Essential Object, Palo Alto Cultural Center, CA
Soy Un Testigo, Salt Lake Art Center, UT
Limited Edition Artists' Designs Project (LEAD), Seafirst Gallery, Seattle and Spokane Center
Fahrenheit '96, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
16th Annual Northwest International Art Competition, Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, WA
Family Matters, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (catalog)
Voices/Voces, Blackfish Gallery, Portland, OR
Seen and Unforeseen: The Path of AIDS, Bush Barn, Salem, OR

1995
The Traditional Impulse, Greg Kucera Gallery (catalog)
Anniversary Exhibition, Jamison/Thomas, Portland, OR
Selections from the Museum of Religious Art, Greenville College, Greenville, IL
Richness in Diversity, SAFECO Corporation Plaza, Seattle

1994
Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the Time of AIDS, Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis, MO
Fabricated Nature, Boise Art Museum
Reencuentros/Reencounters, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago and Concepcion, Chile

1993
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco
Time Away: Prints from Centrum’s Artist Residency Program, Tacoma Art Museum
Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum
Walla Walla Foundry: Selected Sculptures, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
The Betty Bowen Legacy: Fourteen Years of Award Winning Art, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle
On Paper/Recent Acquisitions, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1992
Recent Acquisitions/New Inventory, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Sacred Forms Revisited, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle
Dreams and Shields: Contemporary Spiritual Art, Salt Lake Art Center (catalog)
Spirit of the West, traveling exhibition, sponsored by West One Bank

1991
Great Work, Bill Bace Gallery, New York
Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning, Tacoma Art Museum, WA
Big Objects, Tacoma Art Museum, WA
View From the Edge, Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, WA

1990
God & Country, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (catalog)
Washington Centennial Portfolio, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA
Contemporary West Coast Sculpture, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland

1989
Personal Symbols, Marylhurst College, OR
Gallery Artists, Jamison/Thomas Gallery, New York
Natural Selections, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle (catalog)
The Northwest Annual, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
Discreet Formalities, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle

1988
Summer 1988-Selected Works, Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, CA
Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue Art Museum, WA
Betty Bowen Memorial Award Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, Seattle Art Museum (catalog)

1987
Painting and Sculpture ‘87, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1986
New Sites/New Work, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
Neo-Rustic, Theatre Gallery, Los Angeles

1985
Painting and Sculpture ‘85, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1983
Northwest Juried Art ‘83, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
Painting and Sculpture 1983, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1979
California State Art Exhibition, Sacramento (also 1978)

1979
10th Annual Regional Exhibition, San Jose Art Center

1978
9th Annual Regional Exhibition, San Jose Art Center

AWARDS, GRANTS AND COMMISSIONS
2001
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, New York

2000
Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship, Seattle

1999
“Pluma” sculpture commission for entry driveway of Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle

1997
Seattle Artists award, Seattle Arts Commission

1996
Limited Edition Artists' Designs Project (LEAD), Art in Public Places Program, Washington State Arts Commission
Residence award at Bullseye Glass Factory, Portland, OR, Artist's Projects Program
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle

1995
Artist Grant, Allied Arts, Seattle
Fellowship Award, Art Matters Foundation, NY

1994
Sculpture commissions for Garfield, Delridge, Meadowbrook, Bitter Lake, Ranier Community Centers, Seattle. Seattle Arts Commission.

1993
WESTAF/NEA Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts for distinguished achievement in sculpture
Juror Award, Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum
Pratt Fine Arts Center, residence award, Seattle

1992
Seattle Artists Award, Seattle Arts Commission

1991
Artist Fellowship, Washington State Arts Commission
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle

1989-90
Centrum Centennial Project, residence award at Walla Walla Foundry

1989
Seattle Artists award, Seattle Arts Commission
Sculpture Award, Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

1989
Fellowship Award, Art Matters Foundation, NY

1988
Sculpture Award, Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

1987
Lester Baskin Memorial Award, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1986
Betty Bowen Award, Seattle Art Museum, WA

1985
Second Place, Painting and Sculpture 1985, Tacoma Art Museum, WA

1983
Cash Award, Architecture as Art, Arts Northwest, Seattle

1981
Honorable Mention, Works on/with Paper, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA

1979
Third Place, California State Art Exhibition, Sacramento

COLLECTIONS
Axelrod Investment Company, Seattle
Bailey-Boushay House, AIDS Housing of Washington, Seattle
Boeing Corporation, Chicago, IL
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle
Clark College, Vancouver, WA
Davis, Wright, Riese, Todd & Jones Law Firm, Seattle
Diamond & Sylvester Law Firm, Seattle
Good Samaritan Community Healthcare, Seattle
KIRO, Inc., Seattle
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, WA
Minot State College, ND
Nordstrom, Scottsdale, AZ
Oregon Arts Commission, Portland
Oregon Justice Department, Portland
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Minneapolis
SAFECO Corporation, Seattle
Saks Fifth Avenue, Portland
Seattle Arts Commission, City Light
Seattle Arts Commission, Water Department
Seattle Art Museum
Skinner Corporation, Seattle
Swedish Hospital, Seattle
Tacoma Art Museum, WA
United Pacific Insurance Company, Seattle
University of Washington Medical Center Art Program, Seattle
Walker Richer Quinn, Inc., Seattle
Washington State Arts Commission, Spokane School District, Spokane