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Mark Mulroney
Lives and works in North Haven, CT

Education
2000    M.F.A. in Studio Arts, University of California at Santa Barbara
1996    B.F.A. in Painting, San Diego State University



Solo Exhibitions

2019      I’m So Glad You Came, ParkLife Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2018      The Dangers of Eden, Mrs. Gallery, New York, NY
2017      New Works on Paper, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
              Pictures and Explanations, ParkLife Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              New Drawings, CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN
2016      Mark Likes Baseball, ParkLife Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015      Another Smile, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR
              Yellow Bikini, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
2014      Something’s Dripping, Joseph Gross Gallery at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
              It’s Nice Outside, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Mark Mulroney, Volta, New York, NY
2013      A Fertile Menace, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              We’re Never Getting Rescued with that Attitude, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
2012      Works on Paper, Pulse Miami, Miami, FL
              Springtime Pictures, Galleries Goldstein, London, England
2011      Sent Upstate, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              A Hostile Womb, Ebers Moore Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Flick Football Tournament & Historical Exhibition, Partners & Spade, New York, NY
2010      I'm Trying Really Hard, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Really Creative Pictures, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
              Weatherbee's Revenge, Ebers Moore Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009      Nude Drum Solo, Seminal Projects, San Diego, CA
              Follow the Nosebleeds, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
              Wet With Glee, Art Space New Haven, New Haven, CT
2007      What fits in your mouth doesn’t always fit in your stomach, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006      A Schizophrenic Collapse, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
2005      Dropping Rocks from Helicopters, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2004      I’d like to pitch a tent and live on your shoulder, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
              Cerca Series, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
              The Ripe Fruit, Cassius King Gallery, San Diego, CA
2003      The Empty Sex Experiment, Mandeville Gallery, UCSD, San Diego, CA
2001      Slots A and B, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Murals

Zaçheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, AZ
The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA
MAMA Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands
ParkLife, San Francisco, CA
Scion Space, Culver City, CA
Ambiguous Industries North American Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA
Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
RVCA Corporate Headquarters, Costa Mesa, CA
The San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
The Museum Of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
The Closet, Newport Beach, CA
Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY
The Fallon Ad Agency, New York, NY
 

Group Exhibitions

2019      Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There, No Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
              Baseball Show, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, New York, NY
              One Year Anniversary Show, Public Land, Sacramento, CA
              Offal, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2017      Three’s Company, Mrs. Gallery, New York, NY
              Heads, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA

2016      GOAT: A Tribute to Muhammad Ali, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
              Drawings, Paintings, Maybe A Sculpture, Everybody Gallery, Tucson, AZ
              Summer Mixer, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
              This Is Not A Safe Space, A+E Studios, New York, NY
              Felicita, A Ship in the Woods Gallery, San Diego, CA

2015      The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
              Highlights from Past SFAQ [Projects] 2012-2015, SFAQ Project Space, San Francisco, CA
              Natural States, Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland, NY
              Lights Out, Slow Culture, Los Angeles, CA
              All Types of Characters, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
              The Gift Shop, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY

2014       Inaugural Group Show, Left Field Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA
              Buying Friends, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI
              Ducks, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
              Sweat Baby Sweat, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO
              A Massive Swelling, Muddguts Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
              Five Year Anniversary Show, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Salt the Air, FFDG Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Spikes High, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR
              Drawings, Ampersand Gallery, Portland, OR

2013       Group Show, Hilger Gallery, Vienna, Austria
              Nudes, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              Group Show, Vol. 3, Gildar Gallery, Denver, CO

2012      Course/Discourse, Park School of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD
              Where are my cones at?, Double Break Gallery, San Diego, CA
              Winter Group Show, FFDG, San Francisco, CA

2011      Double Breaks, Double Break Gallery, San Diego, CA
              Fall Group Show, Deer Run, Cambria, CA
              Ultra Sonic VI, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
              Asbestos Curtain, Galleries Goldstein, London, England
              Sweatboxing, MAMA Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands
              Nothing to Say, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2010      Small Gift Miami, by Sanrio at Art Basel Miami
              Wilderness, Ebers Moore Gallery, Chicago, IL
              Flesh and Bone, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
              Album, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
              Daily Porn, Lucky Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
              Inaugural Exhibition, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009       A Collaboration, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
              Can you believe it, We almost got divorced, EverGold Gallery, San Francisco, CA
              1000 Days, Scion Installation Space, Culver City, CA

2008      Up Against the Wall, Zaçheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
              International Print Exhibition, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan
              Sea No Evil, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
              Child’s Play, The New Children’s Museum, San Diego, CA

2007     Frenetic Grace, Igloo Gallery, Portland, OR
             New Prints Autumn 2007, International Print Center, New York, NY
             The Total Power of Such a Signal is Infinite, Okay Mountain Gallery, Austin, TX
             A Cascading Pile of Debris, OkOk Gallery, Seattle, WA
             New Editions from the Tamarind Institute, Addison Art Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
             Elemental Tangents, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo University Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA     

2006     Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
             F(acts)igures, Staatsliedenbuurt, Amsterdam, Netherlands
             Winter Wonderland, The Lab 101 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             666, Blankspace Gallery, Oakland, CA
             BEAST, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX
             Transformers, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV
             Dowser’s Delight, Front Gallery, Oakland, CA
             Fresh, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
             Networks, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
             The Agenda, Voice 1156 Gallery, San Diego, CA

2005     Postcards from Poketo, Receiver Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Circa ’75, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
             Paradise Paved, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Sun Valley, ID
             Summer Paintings, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Works on Paper, Evergreene Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
             Paper Awesome! Pigman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
             Fragments, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
             HOT, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2004     The Big Spin, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
             FEATURE, Scope Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA
             RED, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
             For the Love, Cassius King Gallery, San Diego, CA
             RVCA, Costa Mesa, CA

2003     Gifted, Rare Gallery, New York, NY
             Becoming a Better Person through Art, Mixed Greens Gallery, New York, NY
             Fresh StArt, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
             Whiteness: A Wayward Construction, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2002     Odd Drawings, Cypress College, Los Angeles CA, curated by Tyler Stallings
             Group Show, Futura Minima Showroom, Philadelphia, PA
             Summer Group Show, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
             Latch Out, The Latch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             Last of the Red Hot Lovers, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2001     San Diego State University Faculty Show, San Diego, CA
             Backyard, The Hatch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             The Ultimate Drawing Show, The Hatch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
             Patrons, Lovers and Other Romantics, Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
             LA Artcore Annual Design Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA

2000     Office Show, Santa Monica, CA, Curated by Meg Linton Bortolazzo
             Group Show, Construction Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
             Vital Signs, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman College, Orange, CA
             Beast Wars, Santa Barbara Art Museum, Ridley Tree Center, Santa Barbara, CA
             Group Show, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
             Invitational Show, The Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara, CA
             Group Show, Wallworks, Los Angeles, CA

1999     Juried Exhibition, L.A. Artcore, Los Angeles, CA
             First Year M.F.A. Show, UCSB, Santa Barbara, CA

1998     Dimitri and Mark 101, Gallery 1434, Santa Barbara, CA

1996     Group Show, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

 

Publications

Books

Forthcoming: Mark Mulroney Sketchbooks, Paper Museum Press (2020)

2017    Art Tips: A Guide to Navigating a Life in the Arts, Paper Museum Press

2016    The Age of Collage: Contemporary Collage in Modern Art, Vol. 2, Gestalten, Berlin, Germany
            Anatomy Rocks: Flesh and Bones in Contemporary Art, Cernunnos, Paris, France

2015    Dogs Bleeding Evil, Ampersand Editions
            The Curator As Barman, Automatic Books

2014    How Art Can Save the Universe From Total Destruction, Drippy Bone Books
            Strange Plants, ed. Zio Baritaux, Zioxla, Barcelona

2012    The Where, The Why, and the How, Jenny Volvovski, Julia Rothman, and
            Matt Lamothe, eds. Chronicle Books

2011    Drawn In, ed. Julia Rothman, Quarry Books

2010    Mark Mulroney’s Grandma, Shipley & Halmos

2009    Art/Work, Heather Darcy Bhandari, Free Press, Simon & Schuster

2008    International Print Exhibition Kyoto, KYOTO Hanga

2007    The Art of Buying Art, Paige West, Harper and Collins

2007    Wet With Glee, Art Space New Haven

2003    Whiteness: A Wayward Construction, ed. Tyler Stallings, Laguna Art Museum

 

Magazines, Newspapers, and other Media

2017     Victory Journal, “Stadium Club,” Issue 12, Summer 2017
             Hollywood Reporter, “First Look: Inside Paradigm’s Hip New Wall Street Offices,” April 18

2015     Broken Pencil, “A Prescription for Salvation,” Issue 68
             Lodown Magazine, “Cosmic Vibrators,” No. 97, August/September

2014     Playboy Magazine, “Monogamy,” A to Z Special Edition, May
             The White Review, “Utopia Welcomes You!!,” No. 9
             Secret Behavior, “Mark Mulroney,” The Family Issue, No. 2

2013     SFAQ, “Mark and Lucy Talk to One Another,” Spring
             Bomb Magazine, “Mark Mulroney by Effie Bowen,” bombsite.com/blog, February 14
             We Heart, “Teenage Fantasies Subverted in Style,” weheart.co.uk, March 14

2012     L’imparfaite Magazine, “Artist Profile,” Number 4
             Anthem Magazine, “Q&A with Mark Mulroney,” February
             It’s Nice That Magazine, “Profiles,” Number 8
             Gypse Eyes, Issue 5

2011     Wired Magazine, “Art.sy’s ‘Genome’ predicts what you will like,” December
             SF Chronicle, “Mark Mulroney: Graphic Images Influenced by Comic Books,” July 14
             San Francisco Bay Guardian, “Mark Mulroney uses repressed Catholicism to explore sex and gore,” July 22
             Dapper Dan Magazine, “The Orange Man,” Spring/Summer
             Gypse Eyes, Issue 3
             Juxtapoz Magazine, “An Interview with Mark Mulroney,” July

2010    Interior Design Magazine, “Downtown, A Love Story,” September
            Rojo Magazine, January

2009     Tokion Magazine, “New Portraiture,” December
             Artforum online, “A Collaboration,” Glen Helfand, September 2
             7x7, “Explosive: Artists Artists Andrew Schoultz, Chris Ballantyne and Mark Mulroney Converge At Park Life,” September 22
             San Diego Union Tribune, “Thematic Adventures,” Robert Pincus, April 16
             New York Times, “Discordant Imagery That's Bound to Baffle,” Ben Genocchio, February 20
             New Haven Advocate, “Against the Wall,” Steven Kobasa, March 3

2008     Riviera Magazine, April
             Bliss Magazine, #2.9, September
             San Diego Union Tribune, “A Star is (re)born,” Robert Pincus, May 4

2007     Art News, Summer
             NY Arts Magazine, “Aversion to Repetition,” Sept/Oct
             The Believer Magazine, July             
             Art Papers, February

2006     City Magazine, New York, November
             Cool-Eh Magazine, August
             The Believer Magazine, August
Portland Tribune, April 4
             PADA magazine, May
             Domino Magazine, February

2005     Entertainment Weekly, November 13
             7x7 Magazine, October
             Slash Magazine, “Artist’s Profile,” Summer

2004     NY Arts Magazine, “It’s An East Coast / West Coast Thing,” October
             Slash Magazine, “The Origins of the Ripe Fruit,” Winter
             RE-Up Magazine, Manual 05
             Happy Magazine, July
             Transworld Skateboarding Magazine, July
             San Diego Union Tribune, July 22
             San Diego City Beat, August 4

2003     Flash Art, November
             Los Angeles Times, April 3
             LA Weekly, April 25
             Orange County Register, March 31
             Fahrenheit Magazine, August

2002     OC Weekly, April
             Hint Magazine, June
             Ready Made Magazine, Fall

2001     Destroy All Monthly, December
             The Torch Magazine

2000     Art Guide
             Artweek, June

1999     Artweek, May
             Santa Barbara Weekly Newspaper

1998     Santa Barbara Weekly Newspaper

1995     Xenophobe Magazine

 

Design Clients

Burton Snowboards, Target, Bento Box Entertainment,
Boost Mobile, San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers,
Hasbro, Waterbox, Ambiguous Industries, Park Life,
Poketo, San Diego Children’s Museum, RVCA,
Partners & Spade, DF Casa Mexico, Shipley & Halmos,
Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design, Fallon Ad Agency

 

Public Collections

The West Family Collection
The Progressive Collection
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
The National Pastime Museum

 

Honors and Awards

2002     Disney Grant to teach art in public schools

1999     University of California Regents Fellowship
             Arts Bridge Grant (To teach art in public schools)

1998     University of California Regents Fellowship

 

Teaching and Invited Lectures

2015        Visiting Artist Public Lecture, Maryland Institute College of Art
Visiting Artist Public Lecture, SUNY Cortland

2014          Invited Guest Lecturer, Brooklyn College

2011–2013    Instructor, Two-Dimensional Creative Processes, Syracuse University

2011          Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Buffalo
                  (Mural Techniques)

2010–2013    Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Arizona, Tucson
                     (Beginning Painting & Advanced Painting, Professional Practices)

2010         Invited Guest Lecturer, University of Rochester
                 (Understanding Art Practices after 1945)

2008         Invited Guest Lecturer, California College of the Arts, San Francisco
                 (Studio Arts)

2007         Graduate Advisor, John F. Kennedy University, Berkeley, CA

2004–07    Visiting Professor, San Francisco Art Institute
                 (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design, New Genres, Graduate Advising)

2001–04     Lecturer, San Diego State University
                  (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design)

2000           Lecturer, University of California at Santa Barbara
                  (Drawing)

1999–00     Teaching Assistant, University of California at Santa Barbara
                  (Drawing, Painting, 2-D Design, 3-D Design, 4-D Design)

1997–98     K-12 Substitute Teacher, Fullerton Public School District

1996          Teaching Assistant, San Diego State University
                  (Printmaking)


Residencies

The Tamarind Institute at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM (2006, 2018)