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Mark Schatz

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Birth year
1975

Lives in
Kent, Ohio, USA

Works in
Kent, Ohio, USA

Website

Schools
University of Michigan / Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1998, BFA
University of Texas at Austin, 2005, MFA

Tags
design, photography, traditional, landscape, realism, installation, mixed-media, sculpture, miniature, Model, dioramas installation, diorama, domestic, home, place, baggage, map, cartography, mapping, emergent, landform, iceberg, organic structures

Statement

Mark Schatz received his BFA in Sculpture from the University of Michigan and an MFA in Sculpture from the University of Texas in Austin. His work spans sculpture, installation, prints, and photography and has been shown widely including the exhibition New Image Sculpture at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, and his work is included in the permanent collection of Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Mark Schatz is an Assistant Professor and Foundations Program Coordinator for the School of Art at Kent State University.

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EDUCATION

 

2005                    

MFA, University of Texas at Austin, College of Fine Arts

1998   

BFA, University of Michigan, School of Art and Design

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

5/2014                

FLUID, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY

1/2014                

Biennial KSU Faculty Exhibition, KSU SofA Main Gallery, Kent, OH

12/2013              

Foundations Instructor Exhibition, KSU Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

5/2013                

UNIVERSE, The Sculpture Center, Cleveland, OH

5/2013                

Mark Schatz, (selected works, installation) Gensler Architecture, Houston, TX

curated by Josh Fischer, Assistant Curator at Rice University Gallery

1/2012                

Steady As She Goes, KSU SofA Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

1/2012                

Biennial KSU Faculty Exhibition, KSU SofA Main Gallery, Kent, OH

2/2011                

New Image Sculpture, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX

5/2011                

Local Terrain, KSU Downtown Gallery, Kent, OH

10/2010        

Signs of Life, (solo) Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

2014                    

(Public Commission) Nobody Writes Poetry about the Trinity, 

City of Austin Art In Public Places, Austin, TX

UPCOMING PROJECTS

Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY

Sept. 26 - 28, 2014

“You Are Here”

Site-specific, large-scale public installation

Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China

Fall, 2014

"@Infinitum”, group exhibition

The Belfry, Hornell, NY

March, 2015

“Supersaturated Solution”, solo exhibition

Sculpture and Installation

Kent State University, Stark Gallery,

April 10 - May 4, 2015

“Unorganized Territories”, solo exhibition

New prints and sculpture

PRESENTATIONS

 

5/2013                

The Making of UNIVERSE, Artist Talk at The Sculpture Center, Cleveland OH

11/ 2012             

PKN, College of Architecture, (presenter) invited by Prof. Steven Rugare

9/2012                

PechaKucha Cleveland, (presenter) 

10/2010              

Artist’s Talk delivered at Texas State University

GRANTS AND HONORS

4/2014                

University Research Council Support Grant, Research and UG Assistant

4/2014                

University Research Council Support Grant, Exhibition assistance

3/2014                

Summer Teaching Development Grant

10/2011              

KSU Provost’s Award, One-time grant to support research

CONFERENCES

2/2014                

“Digital Initiatives at Kent State University School of Art”, presenter, CAA 2014

8/2012                

“ThinkTank 7: Foundations Now”, Integrative Teaching International conference

10/2011              

Schatz, Mark. “Transformative Leadership”, Poster Presentation, UTC Celebrate

College Teaching Conference, Kent State University

8/2011                

“ThinkTank 6: Leading Change”, Integrative Teaching International conference

4/2011                

Schatz, Mark “Can Social Media transform the Culture of your Foundations             

Program?” F.A.T.E Regional Forum, Edinboro Univeristy

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2011        Texas State University, College of Fine Arts and Communication

Recent Exhibits

Mark Schatz participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2013 Universe
The Sculpture Center
 
Feb, 2011 New Image Sculpture
McNay Art Museum
 
Nov, 2008 Sediment
Houston Arts Alliance Gallery
 

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