Born: Philadelphia, PA
Lives: Phoenix, AZ

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

"Modeling Nature," Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH.

2013

"Natural Order," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.

2011

“Mark Pomilio,” 212GALLERY, Aspen, CO.

 

“Bi-folds,” Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ.

2010

“Bi-folds,” Preston Contemporary Art Center, Mesilla, NM.

 

“Folds & Reflections,” Xu Beihong Art Academy, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

 

Mark Pomilio: Divine Geometry, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2009

The Science of Art, Nature Gallery, North Carolina Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, NC.

2008

“Two Dreams,” Cline + Dale, Scottsdale, AZ.

2006

"Mark Pomilio, Recent Drawings" Fullerton Museum of Art, California State University, San Bernardino, CA.

2005

"Family Circle," Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Sapetriere, Paris, France.

2003

"Farmer's Daughter," Art Resource Transfer, New York, NY.

 

"Sesto Series," Villa Corsi-Salviati, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, Italy.

2001

"Human / Nature," Exhibit A, Birmingham, MI.

2000

"World Trappings," Michigan Guild Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBTIONS

2016

"Off the Wall," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.

 

"Inverse Conversations 2016,"(Part 1) Renmin University Art Gallery, Beijing, China.

 

"Inverse Conversations 2016," (Part 2) 13 Contemporary Art Space, Qingzhou, China.

 

"Geometry in the Expanded Field," Fine Arts Complex 1101, Tempe, AZ.

2015

"Cellular," Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ. (Two-Person Show)

 

"Survey, 12 Artist, 3 Dimensions," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.

 

"Arizona," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.

 

"Minimally Speaking," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ.

 

"Poetic Dialogue Project" Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL.

 

“Poetic Dialogue Project” Northrup King Gallery, Minneapolis MN.

 

Inverse Conversations, Tradition RE/formed," Step Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.

2014

“Tapped: Artist and Their Professors,” Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Cincinnati, OH.

 

“Paper/Works,” Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ.

 

“Silicon Valley Contemporary,” Bentley Gallery, McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, CA.

 

“Palm Springs Art Fair,” Bentley Gallery, Palm Springs, CA.

2013

"Inverse Conversations," 798 Bridge Gallery, Beijing, China.

 

"Arizona Biennial '13," Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ.

 

"Small Works," 36th Annual Nation Art Exhibition, Harper College, Palatine, IL.

2012

"100 + Journals Project," Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale Public Library, Scottsdale, AZ.

2011

“Rethinking the Museum,” Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ.

2010

“John S. Belew Collection and Recent Acquisitions,” Martin Museum of Art, Baylor University, Waco, TX.

 

“Flights of Fancy,” University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.

2009

Arizona Biennial '09, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ.

2008

“TCA Biennial: Paper,” Tempe Center for the Art, Tempe, AZ.

 

“Contemporary Forum Emerging Artist Grant Recipient Exhibition,” Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

 

“Texas National 2008,” Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.

2007

"Arizona Biennial '07," Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ.

 

"On Your Mark: Contemporary Drawing," Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY.

 

"Combined Talent: Florida International," Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL.

2006

"Form + Function: Mathematics and Beyond in Contemporary Art," Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, N.J. (This exhibition features the artwork of Sol LeWitt, Steven Gwen, John Simms and myself. Sept. 2006 - Jan. 2007)

 

"Ragdale 30th Anniversary Exhibition," Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

2005

"Seven-State Biennial Exhibition," The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Chickasha, OK. (Awarded First Place Prize)

 

"Pomilio & Pomilio, Paintings & Drawings by Mark & Vincent," North Point Cultural Arts Center, Kinderhook, NY.

 

"The Academy at Penn, Selected Works," The Kroiz Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.

 

"32nd Annual National Juried Competition," Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA.

 

"20th Annual International Exhibition," Meadows Gallery, The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX.

 

"Drawing National 2," A Juried Exhibition of Drawings, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

 

"26th Annual Paper in Particular National Exhibition," Larson Gallery, Columbia College, Columbia, MO.

2004

"Arts International Exhibition 2004," International Museum of Art, El Paso, TX.

 

"7th Annual National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference," Life Sciences Institute, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

"17th Annual McNeese National Works On Paper Exhibition," Abercrombie Gallery, NcNeese State University, Lake Charles, LA.

 

"31st Annual National Juried Competition," Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA.

2003

"An Absence of Color," MMC Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY.

 

"On the Edge," Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA.

 

"Ragdale, Alumni Exhibition," Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL.

 

"Irene Rosenweig 2003 Biennial Exhibition," The Arts & Science Center, Pine Bluff, AR.

 

"30th Annual National Juried Competition," Masur Museum of Art, Monroe, LA.

2001

"Drawing National," A Juried Exhibition of Drawings, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

 

"Street Art," Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, MI.

PUBLIC & PRIVATE COMMISSIONS

2015

"Carbon Blue," The Center of Excellence in Nano Mechanical Science and Engineering, The University of Michigan School of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI.

2005

"Family Circle XXV," Wall Painting, The Honorable & Mrs. Jeffrey Manske. Waco, TX.

2002

"Fall Festival," Site-Specific Wall Painting, Clinton Public Library, Clinton, MI.

1999

"Vox Populi," Commissioned by the University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, MI.

1998

"Charting the Nuclide," College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

SELECTED AWARDS, GRANTS AND HONORS

2013

Pat Mutterer Award, Arizona Biennial '13, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson AZ.

2011

100 + Journals Project, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ

2007

"Contemporary Forum Emerging Artist Grant," Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

2006

"Hall of Fame," Distinguished Alumni Award, Montgomery County Community College Blue Bell, PA.

 

Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL.

2005

First Prize: "Seven-State Biennial Exhibition," The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma Art Gallery, Chickasha, OK.

2004

Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL.

2003

Second Prize: "On the Edge," Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA.

2002

CPAIR Project Grant, Michigan State Grant, funding for the Clinton Library Mural Project.

 

Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL.

2001

Artist-in-Residence, Byrdcliffe, The Woodstock Guild, Woodstock, NY.

 

Artist-in-Residence, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL.

 

Arts of Citizenship Grant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

SELECTED LECTURES/PUBLIC-SPEAKING & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2017

Artist Talk (Via Skype): In Conjunction with "Modeling Nature," Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, OH.

2015

Artist Talk: In Conjunction with "Cellular," Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College, Tucson, AZ.

2014

Artist Lecture: Painting Patterns Informed by Biological Processes, as part of the series, "Mandorla of Life Sciences and the Arts, Talks by Art-Scientists," The University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.

2013

Artist Talk & Workshop: The Artwork of Mark Pomilio, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Artist Talk: In Conjunction with "Natural Order," Bentley Gallery at Bentley Projects, Phoenix, AZ. (Three talks: Tucson Museum of Art, Phoenix Art Museum and the "Sprit of the Senses" group.

2011

Guest Lecturer: My Space, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Artist Talk: The Bi-folds, “Digital Drawing Curriculum Development Symposium,” Southwestern College. Chula Vista, CA.

2010

Artist Talk: Folds & Reflections, Xu Beihong Art Academy, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

 

Guest Lecturer: The Cezanne Effect, in conjunction with the exhibition Cezanne and American Modernism, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

 

Artist Lecture: Unifying Principles: Geometry in the Artwork of Mark Pomilio, University of Arizona, College of Fine Arts, Tucson, AZ.

 

Artist Talk: Preston Contemporary Art Center, Mesilla, NM.

 

Artist Talk: “Divine Geometry,” University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.

2009

Artist Lecture: “Unifying Principles: Geometry in the Artwork of Mark Pomilio,” University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ.

 

Master Workshop: Xu Beihong Academy of Art, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China.

 

Artist Lecture: "Abstract Painting and the Poetics of Cell Biology," Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI.

 

Artist Lecture: “Unifying Principles: Geometry in the Artwork of Mark Pomilio,” Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

2008

Artist Lecture: in conjunction with “Two Dreams,” Cline + Dale, Scottsdale, AZ (This event was sponsored by Contemporary Forum of the Phoenix Art Museum.)

2007

Panelist: “Art & Science: The Creative Nexus,” in conjunction with the Liz Lerman Dance Exchange’s production of Furious Beauty: Genome, Neeb Hall, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ.

 

Guest Lecturer: Cezanne's Gift: A new Pictorial Idiom, The Jungermann Lecture Series, Contemporary Forum, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ.

2006

Artist Lecture: Adelphi University, Garden City, NY.

 

Teacher's Workshop: In conjunction with "Form + Function: Mathematics and Beyond in Contemporary Art," Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, N.J.

 

Artist Lecture: In conjunction "Form + Function: Mathematics and Beyond in Contemporary Art," Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, N.J.

2005

Guest Artist/Lecturer: Family Circle in Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpetriere, Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL. (Two Lectures)

 

Artist Lecture: In conjunction with "Pomilio & Pomilio, Paintings & Drawings by Mark & Vincent," North Point Cultural Arts Center, Kinderhook, NY.

2004

Presenter: The Pedagogy of Public Art, Annual Texas Art School Association Conference, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX.

 

Artist Panel Moderator & Presenter: 7th Annual National Undergraduate Bioethics Conference, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

2003

Guest Artist/Lecturer: In conjunction with An Absence of Color exhibition, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY.

2002

Guest Artist/Lecturer: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA.

 

Guest Artist/Lecturer: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX.

2001

Panelist: Public Art Symposium, Ann Arbor District Library, Ann Arbor, MI.

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2006

Peterson, Ivars, "Form + Function: Mathematics and Beyond in Contemporary Art," Exhibition Catalog, Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ.

 

D'Amico, Diane, "Working The Angle," The Press of Atlantic City, 30 October.

2005

Donohoe, Victoria, "Art Review," The Philadelphia Inquirer, November 13.

 

"Paintings by Vincent and Mark Pomilio to be on View," Register-Star/Hudson Valley Newspaper, 20 May.

2003

Johnson, Ken, "Art in Review; Five Solo Shows," The New York Times, July 18.

 

Newall, Edith, "The Week Art," New York Magazine, July 21.

 

Johnson, Ken, "Art Guide," The New York Times, July 25.

2000

Cantu, John Carlos, "Abstract 'Trappings' take hold of emotion," Ann Arbor News, December 30.

 

Pearson, Craig, "Art Show in Arresting Location," The Windsor Star, November 10

EDUCATION

M.F.A., University of Michigan, School of Art and Design, Ann Arbor, MI, 1995. (Painting)

B.F.A., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 1993.

Four-Year Studio Degree, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1991.