Mark Calderon

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MARK CALDERON

Born in Bakersfield, California in 1955


EDUCATION

1978 San Jose State University, California, B.A.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2010 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, Project Space, New York
“Sculpture: A Survey,” The Gallery Space, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, Washington
2009 “Dominion,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
2007 “Sculpture: A Survey,” The Gallery Space, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, Washington
2006 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, Project Space, New York
2005 Holter Museum of Art, Helena, Montana
2003 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington
1999 Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1997 “Santos,” The Print Center, Philadelphia
1994 Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
1991 “Beasts of the Field,” Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“Sculpture,” Eastern Washington University, Cheney
1990 Jamison/Thomas Gallery, New York
1989 Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1988 Evergreen Galleries, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Washington
Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
1987 “Documents Northwest: The Poncho Series,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington
Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1985 Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
1980 San Jose Art Center, California
1978 “American Standard Series,” San Jose State University, California


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Tiny Treasures,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2012-13 “Forty Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2011 “Black and White, Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2006 “In the Eye of the Beholder” Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, Michigan
2004 “New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center, New York
“Summertime,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2003-04 “International Abstraction: Making Painting Real,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington
“Natural Forces: Earth, Air, Fire and Water,” Boise Art Museum, Idaho
2002 “Celebrating 30 Years,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Summer,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2001 “I Love New York,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
2000 “American Printmaking Masters, Part II,” Whatcom Museum of History and Art, Bellingham, Washington
“Glass: A Celebration,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1999-2000 “Gateways,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1999 “Holding Light: Contemporary Glass Sculpture, Austin Museum of Art, Texas
“Northwest Art/Asian Affinities,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington
“Objects of Desire,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
1998 “Betty Bowen Award 20th Anniversary,” Washington State convention and Trade Center, Seattle
“!Calido!“ Western Washington University, Bellingham, Washington
“Colores del Pueblo,” Seattle Center Exhibition Pavilion, Washington
“From Diptychs to Polyptychs,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York
“Looking to Nature,” Archer Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, Washington
1997 “!Calido!” Contemporary Warm Glass, Tucson Museum of Art, Arizona
“The Garden Show,” Lutz Tire Building No. 2, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon
“Pure Form: the Intensity of Process,” Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon
“Surrogacy,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“West Coast Painting and Sculpture 1997,” Oceanside Museum of Art, California
1996 “The Essential Object,” Palo Alto Cultural Center, California
“Fahrenheit ’96,” Bellevue Community College, Washington
“Family Matters,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“Limited Edition Artists’ Designs Project” (LEAD), Seafirst Gallery, Seattle and Spokane Center
“Seen and Unforeseen: The Path of AIDS,” Bush Barn, Salem, Oregon
“16th Annual Northwest International Art Competition,” Whatcom Museum of Art, Bellingham, Washington
“Soy Un Testigo,” Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City
“Voices/Voces,” Blackfish Gallery, Portland, Oregon
1995 “Anniversary Exhibition,” Jamison/Thomas, Portland, Oregon
“Richness in Diversity,” SAFECO Corporation Plaza, Seattle
“Selections from the Museum of Religious Art,” Greenville College, Illinois
“The Traditional Impulse,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
1994 “Consecrations: The Spiritual in Art in the Time of AIDS,” Museum of Contemporary Religious Art, St. Louis
“Fabricated Nature,” Boise Art Museum, Idaho
“Reencuentros/Reencounters,” Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Santiago and Concepcion, Chile
1993 “The Betty Brown Legacy: Fourteen Years of Award Winning Art,” Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle
California Crafts Museum, San Francisco
“On Paper/Recent Acquisitions,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
“Pacific Northwest Annual,” Bellevue Art Museum, Washington
“Time Away: Prints from Centrum’s Artist Residency Program,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
“Walla Walla Foundry: Selected Sculptures,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
1992 “Dreams and Shields: Contemporary Spiritual Art,” Salt Lake Art Center, Utah
“Recent Acquisitions/New Inventory,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“Sacred Forms Revisited,” Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle
“Spirit of the West,” West One Bank, traveling exhibition
1991 “Big Objects,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
“Glass: Material in the Service of Meaning,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
“Great Work,” Bill Bace Gallery, New York
“View from the Edge,” Index Gallery, Clark College, Vancouver, Washington
1990 “Contemporary West Coast Sculpture,” Jamison/Thomas Gallery, Portland, Oregon
“God & Country,” Greg Kucera alley, Seattle
“Washington Centennial Portfolio,” Whitman College, Walla Walla
1989 “Discreet Formalities,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“Gallery Artists,” Jamison/Thomas Gallery, New York
“Natural Selections,” Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
“The Northwest Arts Exhibition,” Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle
“Personal Symbols,” Maryhurst College, Oregon
1988 “Betty Bowen Memorial Award Tenth Anniversary Exhibition,” Seattle Art Museum, Washington
“Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition,” Bellevue Art Museum, Washington
“Summer 1988 Selected Works,” Thomas Babeor Gallery, La Jolla, California
1987 “Painting and Sculpture ‘87,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
1986 “Neo-Rustic” Theatre Gallery, Los Angeles
“New Sites/New Work,” San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, California
1985 “Painting and Sculpture ‘85,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
1983 “”Northwest Juried Art ‘83,” Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane
“Painting and Sculpture 1983,” Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
1979 “California State Art Exhibition,” Sacramento
“10th Annual Regional Exhibition, San Jose Art Center, California
1978 “9th Annual Regional Exhibition, San Jose Art Center, California


COMMISSIONS

2008 Sound Transit, Lakewood Station, Washington
2001 City of Seattle, Washington, City Hall
2000 Artist Trust/Washington State Arts Commission Fellowship, Seattle
1999 “Pluma” Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle
1994 Garfield, Delridge, Meadowbrook, Bitter Lake and Rainier Community Centers in Seattle, Seattle Arts Commission


AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2001 Painters and Sculptors Grant Program Award, The Joan Mitchell Foundation, New York
1997 Seattle Artists Award, Seattle Arts Commission, Washington
1996 Limited Edition Artists’ Designs Project (LEAD), Art in Public Places Program, Washington State Arts Commission
Residence Award, Bullseye Glass Factory, Portland, Oregon
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle
1995 Artist Grant, Allied Arts, Seattle
Fellowship Award, Art Matters Foundation, New York
1993 Juror Award, Pacific Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Washington
Pratt Fine Arts Center, Residence Award, Seattle
WESTAF/NEA Regional Fellowship for Visual Arts for distinguished achievement in sculpture
1992 Seattle Artists, Seattle Arts Commission
1991 Artist Fellowship, Washington State Arts Commission
GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle
1989-90 Residence Award, Centrum Centennial Project, Residence Award at Walla Walla Foundry, Washington
1989 Sculpture Award, Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue, Washington
Seattle Artists Awards, Seattle Arts Commission
Fellowship Award, Art Matters Inc., New York
1988 Sculpture Award, Pacific Northwest Arts Exhibition, Bellevue, Washington
1987 Lester Baskin Memorial Award, Tacoma
1986 Betty Bowen Memorial Award, Seattle Art Museum, Washington
1985 Second Place, Painting and Sculpture 1985, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington
1983 Cash Award, Architecture as Art, Arts Northwest, Seattle
1981 Honorable Mention, Works on/with Paper, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, Washington
1979 Third Place, California State Art Exhibition, Sacramento


MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Boise Art Museum, Idaho
Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania
Tacoma Arts Museum, Washington


COLLECTIONS

Axelrod Investment Company, Seattle
Bailey-Boushay House, AIDS Housing of Washington, Seattle
Boeing Corporation, Chicago
Central Washington University, Ellensburg
Clark College, Vancouver, Washington
Davis, Wright, Riese, Todd & Jones Law Firm, Seattle
Diamond & Sylvester Law Firm, Seattle
Good Samaritan Community Healthcare, Seattle
KIRO, Inc., Seattle
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington
Minot State College, North Dakota
Oregon Justice Department, Portland
Oregon Arts Commission, Portland
Piper, Jaffray & Hopwood, Minneapolis
Saks Fifth Avenue, Portland, Oregon
Seattle Art Museum, Washington
Seattle Arts Commission, City Light
Seattle Arts Commission, Water Department
Skinner Corporation, Seattle
Swedish Hospital, Seattle
United Pacific Insurance Company, Seattle
Walker, Richer & Quinn, Inc., Seattle
Washington State Arts Commission, Spokane School District, Spokane