Born 1975, Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education

2000 MFA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
1997 BFA, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Dialogic Drawing Experiment (collaboration with Andrea Bianconi and Ricardo Lanzarini),
Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium
2012 Waterworks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
2011 False Starts, Repairs and Overhauls, Disjecta, Portland, OR
Shifting Shaking Days, Cueto Project, New York, NY
2010 The Finishes That Stand The Test, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
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, France
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

2013 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemorary Art, "More Light," Moscow, Russia
Collaborative Printmaking, Hong Kong Open Printshop, Hong Kong, China
Fever Dreams, Koplin Del Rio, Los Angeles, CA
The Los Angeles Printmaking Society 21st National Exhibition, Cal State Northridge, Northridge,
CA
Hamilton Press Lithographs, Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
Dangerous Beauties, Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens, La Cañada Flintridge, CA
Good in the Kitchen, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
Letters from Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Drawing Surrealism, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Transient Planet, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Letters From Los Angeles, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles CA
2011 Fast Forward: Four for the Future, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
2010 A Midnight Summer Dream, Cueto Project, New York, NY
NINE, West Los Angeles College, Los Angeles, CA
2009 Additive: Third Alumni Exhibition, Gayle and Ed Roski MFA Gallery, University of Southern
California, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles Printmaking Society 20th National Exhibition, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
Garden of Delights, curated by Dena Rigby, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Seattle, WA
New Prints 2009/Summer -Portraits: In Pursuit of Likeness, International Print Center, New
York, NY
Loveable Like Orphan Kitties and Bastard Children, curated by Kristin 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, New York, NY 2005 Art Cologne, New Contemporaries, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Valérie Cueto, Paris, France
Wall-to-Wall Drawing, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
2004 Clean Cut, PM Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Scope Circle Committee for Emerging Art Group Show, Christie’s, Beverly Hills, CA
Contemporaries: 5 Years of Grantmaking in the Visual Arts, REDCAT Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Exquisitely Wrought, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, CA
Big Bang, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Public Collections

Athenaeum Music and Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium

Public Art And Site Specific Work

2014 Dialogic Drawing Experiment, Museum of Fine Arts, Ghent, Belgium
2013 Dialogo Illuminato, 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2012 Drawing Surrealism, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Transient Planet, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, AU
Waterworks, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
2011 6th St. Mural, The Standard, Los Angeles, CA
Mobile Home, Tamarind Institute, Albuquerque, NM
2009 La Mirada: Flows to Bay, Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
2005 Superfrog Saves Equator Books, Equator Books, Venice, CA
2004 Portrait of Ed Hamilton, Hamilton Press, Venice, CA
2002 Living Kitchen, Haight Ashbury Food Program, San Francisco, CA
2000 Invasion of Admissions, University of Southern California Fine Arts, Watt Hall,
Los Angeles, CA

Awards

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

Bibliography

2013 Cory, Shawna. "Good in the Kitchen." Alibi, Volume 22, Issue 5, Jan 31-Feb 6, p.14
2012 Savvas, Lili. "Biennale artworks come to life." The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney), June24, p.39
Patton, Charlie. "Vertical Challenge." The Times-Union (Jacksonville), March 24, p. D1, D-3
2011 Pulkka, Wesley, “The Future is Now in Must-See Tamarind Exhibit.” Albuquerque Journal, February 27
Leigh, David, “The Tamarind Institute Looks To The Future.” Alibi, February, v. 20, no. 6 Row, D.K., “Disjecta announces five artists selected for Curator-In-Residence program,” The Oregonian, January 21
2010 Monroe, “Interview with Mark Licari.” Beautiful/Decay, February 2 Scarborough, James. “Mark Licari.” Artillery Magazine, September
Melrod, George. “Painters’ Painters.” Art Ltd., May/June, p. 40
2009 McKinnon, Kelsey, “Culture: Top Shows.” C, October 2009, p 68
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, p. 180
Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Ten To Eye.” Lifescapes, March, p. 14 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
Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Line Drive.” THE Magazine
Dambrot, Shana Nys, tema celeste, issue 113, p. 58
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, January 7, p. D1
2001 Ollman, Leah. "An Electrifying Force." The Los Angeles Times, July 27, p. F20
Miles, Christopher. "Los Angeles Critics' Picks - Mark Licari." Artforum, July/August Rimanelli, David. "Boys Will Be Boys, And Women Can Play, Too." Interview, August, p. 72 "Portrait of the Artist," Gentlemen's Quarterly, April, p. 21
Publications
McKenna, Kristine. Mark Licari: Drawing With An Appetite. Los Angeles: Honor Fraser, Inc., 2006
Enstice, Wayne, and Melody Peters. Drawing: Space, Form and Expression. New Jersey: Pearson Education, 2003 (3rd edition)