Events, Shows & Gallery Openings

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



Trickster Gallery was stablished on March 5th, 2005 to create a unique contemporary view of Native arts, cultural education, and awareness. Multiple exhibitions at this Native American Owned and Operated Gallery feature paintings, glass and illustrations portraying Northern and Western Wilderness landscapes, portraits and nature.

Trickster Gallery

190 S Roselle Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60193, USA

To purchase from this gallery, visit this site. 


Videos from the gallery can be found here: 

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Plein “Eire”

Still Showing

Plein 'Eire' is a travel log exhibition capturing scenes across the western coast of Ireland sponsored by the Celtic Knot, an authentic, locally owned Irish pub and restaurant in downtown Evanston. 3 paintings from the show are featured in their front window with more in the fine art work tab here . * A portion of the sale will be donated to the Celtic Knot Staff Covid Go-Fund Me as noted.

The Celtic Knot Public House

626 Church Street

Evanston, IL 60201

ONE RIVER School of Art November 2020

All my Relations: Artist Mark Cleveland and Robert Wapahi share their connection with Native American Culture, traditions and the natural world around us at the One River School and Gallery in Evanston Illinois,  on-line class on November 21st.

One River was founded in 2012.  One River School has embarked on a mission to transform art education reaching thousands of students in thirteen schools across six states.   One River School of Art + Design - 1033 Davis Street

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Competitions & Benefits

Elliot Donnelley Trout Unlimited -"Giving back" to the artist's love of rivers and the environment, his Pen & Ink illustrations were the hot item auctioned at the 2019 and in 2020 "EDTU on line Annual Fundraiser to generate funds for stream remediation.  

Prairie Arts Plein Air Competition: Selected to join 35 participating in the 10th annual Prairie Plein Air competition and show featuring select sites the town of Schaumberg, Illinois. 

Artist Magazine: Low Tide-Kinvara  entered in the magazines 2020 Artists over 60 Juried Competition 

Blick Arts Pen & Ink Challenge - entering "Raven Sees You " in this End of Year Competition

Nation Gathering of Native American Veterans: selected Cleveland's "One Feather: Chicago" logo, donated as its annual global event logo

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