Mark Engel

Mark Engel
+1 (212) 645-8038
37-24 24th Street #214, Long Island City, NY 11101
mark_engel_2Mark Engel is a Brazilian-American artist. Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1967, he currently lives and works in New York City. He received his BFA from Parsons School of Design in 1991. Mark’s work has been featured in group and solo exhibitions since 1993 at such venues as MAR (Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Art in General (New York, NY), Centro Cultural Candido Mendes (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), University of North Texas (Denton, TX), and Austin Museum of Art (Austin, TX) among others. Mark has done extensive and pioneering creative work with digital paintings starting in 1995 as well as developed and organized new projects for emerging artists. His artwork deals with issues of abstraction vs. representation, contemporary art practices, art history and humor He has been critically praised in print by the New York Times, Jornal do Brasil, O Globo and other outlets. His work is included in private and institutional collections in Brazil, Europe and the United States.
Solo Exhibitions
Gongshi2014Banco do Brasil, New York, NY
O Outro Lado da Moeda1995Villa Riso, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Flags1995Centro Cultural Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mark Engel – Paintings & Stefán Jónsson – Sculptures1995NAW Gallery (New Artists Warehouse), New York, NY
A Bestiary1993DeCompression Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Group Exhibitions
Meus Olhos Te Tocam – de Man Ray a Diane Arbus2017Centro de Artes Calouste Gulbenkian, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Curated by Lucia Avancini and Marilou Winograd
Fernando Lindote: Trair Macunaíma e Avacalhar o Papagaio2015MAR (Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Curated by Paulo Herkenhoff and co-curated by Clarissa Diniz and Leno Veras
International Exhibition2000New Jersey Center For the Arts, Summit, NJ
Selected by Dan Cameron, The New Museum, New York, NY
Surface Tension1999Art In General, New York, NY
Curated by Catherine Ruello
New American Talent – 13th Exhibition (Texas Fine Arts Association)1997University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, TX
Selected by Robert Storr, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
New American Talent – 12th Exhibition (Texas Fine Arts Association)1996Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Selected by Lisa Phillips, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
New Directions ’951995Dutchess County Art Association-Poughkeepsie, New York
Selected by Matthew Drutt, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
The Business Of Making Art1995Bentley College, Waltham, MA
Gossip Kitchen1995Berlin, Germany
Winter ‘941994DeCompression Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Press & Media

Sunday Star Ledger, Art (New Jersey, NJ) Feb. 13, 2000

The New York Times, Art in Review – Grace Glueck (New York, NY) Oct. 8, 1999

The Tribeca Tribune, Arts, etc. (New York, NY) Oct. 1999

Public News, Consumer Culture ART-Ericka Schiche (Houston, TX) Oct. 15, 1997

Austin American Statesman, Entertainment (Austin, TX) Jun. 10, 1996

Jornal do Comércio, Arte e Mercado (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Dec. 3, 1995

Jornal do Brasil, Caderno B (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 28,1995

Jornal do Brasil, Revista Programa (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 24, 1995

O Globo/Barra, Serviço e Lazer (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 23, 1995

O Globo, Segundo Caderno/Rioshow (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 23, 1995

Jornal do Brasil, Registro (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 22, 1995

Tribuna da Imprensa, Outras Telas (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 21, 1995

Veja Rio, A Semana (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Nov. 20, 1995

O Globo, Segundo Caderno/Rioshow (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) May 31, 1995

Jornal do Comércio, Capital Cultural (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Jul. 31, 1995

O Fluminense, 2º Caderno-Artes Plasticas (Rio de Janeiro, Brasi) Jun. 9, 1995

Jornal dos Sports, Recado (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil Jun. 4, 1995

Jornal dos Sports, Recado (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Jun. 11, 1995

GloboSat, Multishow (TV Interview) (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Dec. 3, 1995

TV Educativa, Caderno 2 (TV Interview) (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Jun. 6, 1995

CNT TV, CNT Estado (TV Interview) (Rio de Janeiro, Brasil) Jun. 6, 1995

Curatorial Projects
Who Got Sublime On My Enigma1995NAW Gallery (New Artists Warehouse), New York, NY
Education
Parsons School of Design, BFA1987-1991
University of Southern California1985-1987
Collections

MAR (Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Centro Cultural Candido Mendes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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