Mark Wade

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  Master of Fine Arts, 1991, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

  Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1985, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


  Visual Artist Award Recipient, Cultural Arts Council of Houston, 1996


  2000    The Big Show, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, Curator: Sara Kellner

Made You Look , Austin Museum of Art, Laguna Gloria Austin, TX, Curator: Katelena


  1999    No Place Like Home , West End Gallery, Houston, TX, Curator: Maria Merrill

Oil Patch Dreams: Images of the Petroleum Industry, Museum of the Southwest, Midland, TX,

    El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Wichita Falls Museum,

Wichita Falls, TX, Curator: Dr. Francine Carraro (traveling exhibition) Catalogue

  1998    Oil Patch Dreams: Images of the Petroleum Industry, Art Museum of Southeast   Texas, Beaumont,

TX, Curator: Dr. Francine Carraro (traveling exhibition) Catalogue

    Altered Landscapes, Artscan, Houston, TX

Blurred Boundaries, Winter Street Art Center, Houston TX, Curator: Debbie Riddle

Bucking the Texan Myth III, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX, Jury: Chuck Cooper, Peter Mears,

Jill Robertson Oleson Catalogue , award

Mary Howe Hawkins and Mark Wade, two-person show, West End Gallery, Houston,TX

.  The 1997 Horace Cardwell Competition, Museum of East Texas, Lufkin, TX Jury: Geri Hooks,

      J.P. McDonald, Richard Stout

The Red Show , West End Gallery, Houston, TX

Artist Board Chooses , DiverseWorks, Houston, TX Catalogue

A Wink and a Nod, Sally Sprout Gallery, Houston, TX

Art Cornucopia, Takara Gallery, Houston, TX

  1996    Turnstyles, Commerce Street Art Warehouse, Houston, TX

Flip Side, Mode Gallery, Houston, TX

The Bird Show, West End Gallery, Houston, TX, Curator: Kathleen Packlick

The New Eden, Slover-McCutcheon Gallery, Houston, TX

Buffalo Bayou Art Park, outdoor installation, Houston, TX

Visual Arts Alliance Juried Show, Transco Tower, Houston, TX, Juror: Dr. Bill Otten, Director,

      Museum of South Texas, award

LaGrange National XIX Biennial, Lamar Dodd Art Center, LaGrange, GA, Curator: Tim Taunton


    The Thrift Store Show, West End Gallery, Houston, TX

  1995    Ocean of Fear, solo exhibition, Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City, TN

The Open Show, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX, Juror: Paul Rogers Harris, award

Lanning Sampler Show, Lanning Gallery, Houston, TX

Coastal Bend Art Golf, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX (traveling exhibition),

    Curator: Clint Willour

  1994    Theresa Jones, Mark Wade, two-person exhibition, Treebeards, Houston, TX, Curator: Al Hermann

Coastal Bend Art Golf, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, TX, Curator: Clint Willour

Edge, Art League of Houston, Houston, TX, Curator: McKay Otto

Recent Work, Photography Houston Spring '94, Lanning Gallery, Houston, TX

  1993    Recent Work, solo exhibition, Lanning Gallery, Houston, TX

.  Beaumont Art League Tri-State Juried Exhibition, Beaumont, TX Juror: Suzanne Delehanty,

.      Director of the Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, TX, award

Freedom of Expression, University of Houston at Clear Lake, Clear Lake, TX,

    Curator: Mary Ross Taylor

Five Texas Artists Born after 1960, First Interstate Bank Plaza, Houston, TX, Curator: Rich Wierbowski

  1991    Landscapes of the Mind, two-person exhibition, Lanning Gallery, Houston, TX

Cultural Resources Juried Exhibition, 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL Juror: Geoffe Lardiere, award

.  39th All-Florida Juried Exhibition, Boca Museum, Boca Raton, FL Juror: Diane Waldman,

.        Deputy Director, Solomon Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY Catalogue

5th Annual Florida National, Florida State University Museum, Tallahassee, FL

          Juror: Ray Burggraf, Catalogue   


1998   Susie Kalil, "Getting the Picture", Houston Press, November 5, 1998

    Christopher Schade, "Does Myth Need Bucking", Austin American-Statesman, September 19, 1998

Weeknight Edition , "Spotlighting West End Gallery and Local Artists", KUHT Public

        Television, August 12, 1998

  1997   Jaun Ramos, "State of the Art", The Lufkin Daily News , July 31, 1997

  1996   Catherine D. Anspon, "From Feathered Friends to Eastern Bloc Finds", Public News ,

    November 27, 1996

  1995   "Wade Exhibit to Open at C-N", Standard Banner, October 31, 1995

    Patricia Johnson, "Landscapes, Abstracts, Fetishes New in Galleries", Houston Chronicle , p. 1D,

      10D, September 22, 1995

  1992   Susan Chadwick, "Businesses Open Lobbies to Work by Texas Artists", The Houston Post ,

    p. E-8, August 6, 1992. Houston Press , June 18, 1992.

    Susie Kalil, "Capitalist Realism", Houston Press , June 14, 1992. Liz Johnson, "New Kids at the

      Palette Influenced by Pop Masters", This Week - Houston Chronicle , p. 1, 4, 21, May 20, 1992.

.  "Mental Frontier", The Houston Post , p. H-12, November 17, 1991. Susan Chadwick, "Stuffing

.    'em full of Art", The Houston Post , p. H-16, November 24, 1991.


  Gregor & Christina Eichele, Houston, TX       Karen Lanning, Houston, TX

  David Waller, Houston, TX                            Randy Robinson, Kansas City, KS

   Kim Rootes, Houston,TX                              Margaret & Rolf Brommelseik, Tallahassee, FL

  Carlos Hidalgo, Miami, FL                              John Axelrod, Houston, TX

  Lauri Nelson, Houston, TX                             Eleanor Williams, Houston, TX

  David Underwood, Jefferson City, TN             Dru & J.B. Brown, Dallas, TX

  Ed Cooper, Houston, TX                                Rose Bertus, Houston, TX

  Ann Bertus, Denver, CO                                Christine Seubert, Houston, TX

  Diane Sibbison, Houston, TX                          Wendy Adair, Houston, TX

  Pam Stewart, Montgomery, TX                      Thomas Burch, Houston, TX

  Donna Rogers, Houston, TX                          Laura Peters, Houston, TX

  Ed & Mary Basden, Houston, TX                    Derek Harmon, Houston, TX

  John Gibson, Sugar Land, TX                        Marc Schindler, Houston, TX

  Ann McBride, Houston, TX                             Wendy Adair, Houston, TX

  Donna Rogers, Houston, TX