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Events, Shows & Gallery Openings

Galleries representing Markclevelandart:

The Palette & Chisel Academy of Fine Art, Dearborn St. Chicago, Evanston Made, Evanston Illinois, Northshore Art League, Winnetka, 1100 Florence Gallery in Evanston, Trickster Art Gallery, Schaumburg Illinois,Space900, The Admiral on the lake,Chicago

Internationally through Artsper Gallery in Monaco, France.  

 

View Mark's work and meet the artist in person at the following gallery openings in 2023

​February: Water : Norththshore Art League - 620 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka, IL 60093 www.northshoreartleague.org

​April-June

  • "Judge 12th Annual Prairie Plein Air Competition  Plein Air painting On-site at any location in Schaumburg, IL

  • Palette & Chisel Academy- March - Passages  3 artist view the urban landscape with Sarah Kaiser Amaral and Joseph Taylor

  • Now Showing: Backlot Coffee Plein Air Festival Pre-Event -  June: Central Street Evanston

July-September

  • Coming on July 3-August 7th: One Man Show: "In Walter's Shadow" the artist embraces a common comparison and pays tribute to Evanston painter WB Adams by painting similar scenes in his first then and now inspired works at Evanston Pour 

  • Sundays on State - July and  Aug. among featured Artist painting on State Street while its closed to traffic at this Summer Event and Pop up paint out:  https://loopchicago.com/in-the-loop/sundays-on-state-dates-announced/

  • Evanston Plein Air Festival – July 9-16 - As Director and Evanston Arts Council Cultural Arts Grant recipient of this premier Northshore Plein Air Event sponsored by Evanston Made. the artist will also paint en plein air among 50 juried in competitors. see Evanstonmade.org for details.   

  • Amdur Big SpoonFork Festival :  August 17-19 with over 200 artists in this festival atmosphere featuring original paintings and prints  https://amdurproductions.com 

  • PAPC Members Juried Exhibit August : founders exhibit featuring the best plein air masters in Chicago. 

  • Retrospective - Solo Exhibition - Norththshore Art League - November at  620 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka, IL 60093 www.northshoreartleague.org

  • PAPC Annual Showcase & Exhibition Palette & Chisel Academy of Art Chicago 1012 N. Dearborn    12/3-12/10 2022 

 

2022
January - March 

  • Water : Norththshore Art League - February 15th- Group Show :Gilson Ave Beach & Wilmette Harbor 16 x 16  Oil on Panel -  North Shore Art League  620 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka, IL 60093 www.northshoreartleague.org

April-June

  • "Honorable Mention" 11th Annual Prairie Plein Air Competition April 29 - May 13, 2022: Plein Air painting On-site at any location in Schaumburg, IL

  • Backlot Coffee Plein Air "Pop up" - Central Street Evanston, responding to a request from Evanston made the artist exhibited and sold several  "plein Air" works in advance of the Evanston Plein Air Festival sponsored by Evanston made in June. 

  • Small Works @ the Admiral: the artist created a special urban portrait of the Admiral on the lake for this Plein Air Painters event purchased and now on permanent display at this prestigious Chicago Landmark.

July-September

  • True Grit: 3 Artists exploring the Urban Landscape at Space 900, Evanston   Featuring  Urban & Natural Landscapes with Master Painters: Sarah Kaiser &  Joseph Taylor

  • Sundays on State - July 10, 17 and 24, Aug. 7, 21 and 28 and Sept. 4 and 11 among 12 featured Artist painting on State Street while its closed to traffic at this Summer Event and Pop up paint out:  https://loopchicago.com/in-the-loop/sundays-on-state-dates-announced/

  • Evanston Plein Air Festival – July 14-17 - A new Northshore Plein Air Event sponsored by Evanston Made. Juried in participation to 50 artists ,On display at the Evanston Public Library in Downtown Evanston, are more than 20 pieces submitted for the first Evanston Plein Air Art Festival, to include “Beach at Grosse Point”, which won Best of Show and Festival Favorite by Scott Lloyd Anderson. 

  • Paint the Town: Barrington: September 30th – October 8th https://www.barrington-il.gov/visitors/special_events/plein_air.php  TBA Painting Dates: October 4 -8, 2022 — Throughout the Village of Barrington Submission of Paintings on Saturday, October 9, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. at Barrington's White House, https://cms2files.revize.com/barringtonil/Plein%20Air%20Registration%20Form%202021%20-%20Google%20Forms.pdf

October – December

  • Open House Chicago Paint Out  10/15/2021 TBA coincides with Open House Chicago Submissions

  • PAPC Members Juried Exhibit 10/4 – 1/17/23 Uncommon Ground Lakeshore. Curated showPlein air and plein air inspired and up to 400 sq” allowed. Submit 8/10-31 Drop Off 10/3 Take down/Pick up Jan 16 2023

  • Retrospective - Solo Exhibition - Norththshore Art League - November at  620 Lincoln Ave. Winnetka, IL 60093 www.northshoreartleague.org

  • PAPC Annual Showcase & Exhibition Palette & Chisel Academy of Art Chicago 1012 N. Dearborn    12/3-12/10 2022 

 

Organizational Involvement

  • Director Evanston Plein Air Festival 2022,2023

  • Exhibition Director and Co-Chair Plein Air Painters Chicago & Evanston Plein Air Festival 2022

  • Member :Palette & Chisel Chicago, Oil Painters of America, Evanston Made, Northshore Art League, Contributing Artist Trout Unlimited

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