SaraNoa Mark pursues a drawing practice that investigates traces left by time as they exist in landscapes and in collective memory. Recent exhibitions have taken place at the Chicago Cultural Center; Davis & Langdale Company, New York; Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago; Tiger Strikes Astroid, Philadelphia; Monaco, St. Louis; and the Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC, among others. Mark’s work has been supported by a Fulbright Research Award in Turkey for her project Anatolian Living Rock Monuments and the Art of Place. SaraNoa was named a Visual Arts Fellow by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation and has received grants from The John Anson Kittredge Fund, Illinois Arts Council, DCASE, and a SPARK grant. Mark’s work has been acquired by the West Collection through a LIFTS grant. Upon graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Mark was awarded a European travel scholarship. She was a BOLT resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition and has held residencies at the Montello Foundation, Montello, NV; Jackman Goldwasser Residency at Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; the Lois and Charles X. Carlson Painting Residency, Lancaster, PA; Summer Colony at the Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ; and Art Kibbutz, New York. Mark is a Newcity 2021 Breakout Artist and is a co-director at the 4th Ward Project Space in Chicago.
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