Mark Fox
The Peacock Flesh
October 13 - November 10, 2007






Born 1963 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lives and works in New York City.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013Unaccustomed, Galeria Pilar, Sao Paulo, Brasil
 Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX
2012Deep Seated, Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN 
2011
Outbreed, Roanoke College, Salem, VA 
 Cut...ting Edge, Rochester Armory, Rochester, NY 

Statute, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA
2010 MONSTR, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY 
2009 Whitney Museum of American Art, Art Party Featured Artist, New York, NY 
  If Therefore, Shaheen Modern & Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
2008 Devin Borden Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, TX 

Dust, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX 

Paper Bulls, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI 
2007         The Peacock Flesh, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
 Dust, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
2006Cricket's Song, Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2005 Fascia, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY

Inchmeal, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

Prints and Drawings, Clay St. Press, Cincinnati, OH 

New Works on Paper, Shaheen Contemporary, Cleveland, OH
2004 Dust, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL
2003 Dust, Drawing installations and video projections, Cincinnati Art Musuem, Cincinnati, OH  
2001 Downburst, Multi-media installation, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2000 Six Degrees Of..., Mixed media sculpture, Artworks Sculpture Project, Federal Plaza, Cincinnati, OH
1998 Fallen Stages: Drawings, pages and chapters from Account Me Puppet, The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

Recent Paintings, Hiestand Gallery,  Miami University, Oxford, OH

Articles of Faith, Drawings and Performance Ephemera, Southern Ohio Museum of Art, Portsmouth, OH
1996 Images from Wurlitzer Voice, Teplitzky and Scott Fine Arts, Cincinnati, OH
1995 Verses and Tongues, Puppets and Performance Ephemera, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
1991 New Paintings, C.A.G.E. Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
1989 Recent Works, Patricia Herrmann Gallery, Covington, KY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 Textual Attraction, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY 
 Contemporary Watercolor, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, WI 
 The Ghost and the Whale, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA

January White Sale, curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY  
 MAGNA CARTA: Art/Paper, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 Group Show, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY 
  Black & Blue, Lemberg Gallery, Detroit, MI
2010 Elements of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, CA 

PaperCut, Lemberg Gallery, Ferndale, MI 
 On Paper, Shaheen Modern &Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
2009Topographies, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
 Slash: Paper Under the Knife, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY 
 Unmistakable, HERE Arts Center, New York, NY

Paper Trail, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA 
 Talk Dirty to Me, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY 

Just What Are They Saying... (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody), Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA  
2008
Long Time No See, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH

I Won't Grow Up, Cheim and Read, New York, NY
 Stable Scrawl, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
2007    Contemporary Art on Paper, Philadelphia Museum of Art,, Philadelphia, PA
2006Analog Animation: Selections Spring 2006, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
2005Portraits on Paper, Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY
 Underage, Clifford Chance E US LLP/Dinaburg Arts LLC, New York, NY

4, Bruce Gallery, Edinboro University, Edinboro, PA

WOVEN, Gallery W52, New York, NY

Drawn Out, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
2004 Itsy Bitsy Spider,  Feature Inc., New York, NY
2003 Welcome, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH  
2002 Walk to Zet & Spiders from Zet", Drawing Installations and Video Projections, Jeleni Gallery, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

Summer Vacation", Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati ,OH
2001 Surface Active,The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

Journal of Being,  Sonoma Museum of Visual Art, Santa Rosa, CA

Accumulations, Kent State University, Akron, OH

Working Space, Drawing and Film Installation, NeuRathaus Gallery, Munich, Germany

Unit 2, What?, UNIT 2, Cincinnati, OH
1998 Stacked,The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH

Small WorksLinda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
1996 sortasorid, Dileia Contemporary, Cincinnati, OH

Evicted,  High Street Gallery, Oxford, OH

PERFORMANCE/SAW THEATER

Mark Fox was the Creative Director of Saw Theater. Co-founded in 1993 with Anthony Luensman, Saw Theater was a non-profit contemporary puppet theater that conceived and produced original multi-media performances often in collaboration with artists and writers.
2001 and the movement of hearts came at me like a storm..., Intermedia Festival,The Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH
1999 Account Me Puppet
 
    Theater for the New City, New York, NY

    Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Philadelphia, PA

    The Center for Puppetry Arts, Atlanta, GA

    Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI

    Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

The Kiss, Webcast in collaboration in conjunction with Franklin Furnace and Pseudo Programs, New York, NY

The Temper Ris'n

    The Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

    Intermedia Festival, The Aronoff Center for the Arts,               Cincinnati, OH

Faust, Creation and performance of two large-scale puppets for Charles Gounod's Faust , directed by Nicholas Muni, The Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati, OH
1998 and the movement of hearts came at me like a storm..., The Festival of International Puppet Theater, P.S. 122, New York, NY

A Criminal's Story, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH
1997 Stain

    Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

    The Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, MI

    Kenyon College, Gambier, OH

    Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

The Ascension, The Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati, OH
1996 Wulitzer Voice, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH
1995 Verses and Tongues, (Created and performed in conjunction with solo exhibit), Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
1994 Ruins, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH

A Great Storm, Saw Theater Performance Space, Cincinnati, OH
1993 puppetstory, in situ, Cincinnati, OH

Zorro, Shadow puppetry sequences commissioned in conjunction with The Ensemble Theater of Cincinnati Production.

FILM/VIDEO

1999 Toy, Super 8 Film; 20 minutes, Super Super 8 Film Festival , Toured the U.S., Canada, Europe and Japan

Oyster Project, Super 8 Film created in conjunction with a live performance by the rock band Oyster, The Contemporary Dance Theater, Cincinnati, OH
1998 Built, Film Loop Mechanism, Crash , Rike Center, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Carousel Traces, Film Loop Mechanism (in collaboration with Andrea Sparks, 840 Gallery, College of Design, Architecture and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
1996 Filmworks, Screening of selected short animated films, Kaldis, Cincinnati, OH

FELLOWSHIPS/GRANTS/AWARDS/RESIDENCIES

2010 Versailles Foundation Munn Artists Program at Giverny 
2002 Artist Residency, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic

The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant
2001 Artist Residency, Working Space, Awarded by Kultureferat, Munich , Germany

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
2000 The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant

Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award
1999 Artist Residency, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA

Otto M. Budig Foundation Grant

The Fine Arts Fund of Cincinnati Fund

Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

Cinergy Foundation Grant

Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

Ohio Arts Council Operation Support Grant
1998 Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award

The Jim Henson Foundation Project Grant

Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

Ohio Arts Council Individual Fellowship
1997 Puffin Foundation Grant

Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant

Artist Residency, The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, MI
1995 Greater Cincinnati Foundation Award
1994 Cincinnati Arts Allocation Grant
1993 Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship

RECENT BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013 Glentzer, Molly.  "Mark Fox Exhibits at Hiram Butler Gallery," Houston Chronicle (April 26, 2013)
Kahn, Eve.  "Art Imitates Indianapolis,"  The New York Times (January 16, 2013)
 Considine, Austin.  "Amidst Cuts, Indianapolis Museum Partners with Alexander Hotel," Art in America (March, 2013) 
2011 Nataraj, Nirmala. "Mark Fox: splatters, stains in art are intentional," San Francisco Chronicle (May 26, 2011) 
2010 McClemont, Doug. "Mark Fox," ARTnews (September 2010) 

"Mark Fox," The New Yorker (June 29, 2010)

Mann, C. Griffith. "Acquisitions 2009," Cleveland Art (March/April 2010) 
2009 Klanten, Robert.  Papercraft. Berlin, Die Gestalten Verlag GmbH & Co. KG, 2009 
 "Artist Mark Fox draws on the accidental to create abstract drawings," The Plain Dealer (July 12, 2009) 
 "Overherad," Vogue (June 2009)  
 "Whitney Watchers," Art in America online (June 12, 2009) 
 Rattemeyer, C. et al.  The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonn√© New York, The Museum of Moder Art, 2009 
2008"artisti a New York," Corriere della Sera Io Donna, (January 2008)

Kahn, Eve. "Extreme Art," ART + AUCTION  (September 2008)
 Schultze, Troy. "Rice Gallery Hosts Outrageous Window Installation Dust," HOUSTON PRESS  (August 7, 2008)
 Crawford, Lynn. "Mark Fox, Paper Bulls," The Brooklyn Rail (July 2008)
 Johnson, Ken. "Some Shows for Escape, Some for Introspection," The New York Times (July 4, 2008)
2007 "Mark Fox," The New Yorker  (November 12, 2007)
Larissa Goldston Gallery