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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 2024

January - March 2024

  • Town & Country: with Sarah Kaiser and Joseph Taylor On view: February 10 - March 3, 2024Three artists explore the landscape genre through their own unique perspectives. Their work captures common subjects others might gloss over: the fleeting play of light as it breaks over an edge, subtle colors in weathered textures, and pedestrians rushing by. https://www.evanstonartcenter.org/exhibitions/town-and-country

  • 2024 Biennial Juried Exhibit, "Near and Far" at the Irish American Heritage Center: Chicago open for viewing Friday evenings February 16th, 23rd, and March 1st , 8th, 15th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm more at https://irish-american.org/

  • Palette & Chisel, Chicago: Gold Medal Competition and Show March 3-18 Opening March 8th Palette&Chisel.org

​April-June

  •  Evanston Plein Air Festival Pre-Event - TBA  June

  • Plein Air Event- La Romita, Italy with Nancie King Mertz : May23-June 3

July-September

  • Evanston Plein Air Festival – July 14-21 As Founder, 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 Fork Festival :  August 16-18 with over 200 artists in this festival atmosphere featuring original paintings and prints  https://amdurproductions.com 

  • Lakeview Plein  Air: August  Artful Framer - Clark Street TBA

  • 8th Annual Monuments and Canyons Plein Air Event: Grand Junction Colorado September 29 – October 6 

October-December

  • PAPC Annual Showcase & Exhibition Palette & Chisel Academy of Art, Chicago 1012 N. Dearborn    12/6-14

  • Evanston Made Group Show: December TBA

  • Evanston Made Holiday Art Market: TBA 

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

  •  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 :Palette & Chisel Academy Chicago,  founders exhibit featuring plein air masters. 

  • PAPC Members Juried Exhibit August : November -Artful Framers Clark Street November

  • Postcards a Retrospective - Solo Exhibition - Norththshore Art League - November  10-12/5 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

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

  • Evanston Made Group Show: Juried Gallery OTR Brown Avenue Evanston, Dec. 5-31, 2023 RSVP here

  • Evanston Made Holiday Art Market: Dec1-17 1631 Chicago Ave Evanston.  https://evanstonmade.org/

 

2022
January - March 

  • Hotel Lincoln Showcase : January - May 2022 featuring Markclevelandart as featured artist on display at the Hotel Lincoln, Clark Street in Lincoln Village Chicago.  sold out

  • Water : Norththshore Art League - Group Show :sold out

April-June

  • "Honorable Mention" 11th Annual Prairie Plein Air Competition  

  • Backlot Coffee Plein Air "Pop up" - Central Street Evanston, sold out

  • Small Works @ the Admiral: sold out

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 - among 12 featured Artist painting on State Street sold out

  • Evanston Plein Air Festival – July 14-17 -  Juried in participation to 50 artists ,Sold Out

  • Paint the Town: Barrington: September 30th

October – December

  • PAPC Members Juried Exhibit 10/4 – 1/17/23 Uncommon Ground Lakeshore.

  • 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- current

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

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

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