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Mark Dunning

Grand Rapids, MI, United States

Artist: Mark C. Dunning b.1962 Richard Elemenatry School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. 1969-1976. Brownell Middle School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. 1976-1978. Grosse Pointe South High School, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI. 1978-1982 John Visser Art Gallery: One man show; Grand Rapids, MI. 1984. East Town Art Gallery: One man show; Grand Rapids, MI. 1986. Celebration of the Arts: Accepted artist; Grand Rapids, MI. 1988. Festival of the Arts: Accepted artist; Grand Rapids, MI. The Grand Rapids Art Musuem: Multituted of responsibilities. 1991-2004. Festival of the Arts: Award Winner; Grand Rapids, MI. 1992 Shining Through Art Auction: Chosen twice for show's "Theme Piece"; Grand Rapids, MI. 1993-2019. Aquinas College: Bachelor of Arts Degree; Major: Studio Art; Grand Rapids, MI. 1994. Grand Valley State University: Studied; Art Education; Grand Rapids, MI. 1994-1998. Grand Rapids Public Schools: Substitute Teacher Pre-K-12; Grand Rapids, MI. 1998 to present. Fesival of the Arts: Accepted artist; Grand Rapids, MI. 2009. Art Prize: "world art contest"; contestant; Grand Rapids, MI. 2010-2018. The Grand Rapids Art Museum: "Cities in Transition photo contest"; Grand Rapids, MI. Recieved over 37,000 likes on Facebook. 2011. Celebration of the Arts: Accepted artist; Grand Rapids. MI. 2012. Forest Hills Fine Arts Center: Group show; Grand Rapids, MI. 2012. The Grand Rapids Art Museum: "Live painting performance"; Grand Rapids, MI. 2012. Lowell Arts Gallery: Accepted artist; Lowell, MI. 2013. Lowell Arts Gallery: Accepted artist; Lowell, MI. 2014. The Alano Club: Painting's on exhibit; Grand Rapids, MI. 2013-2020. Mark has sold many paintings in the shows indicated above and has his work in public and private collections. He has donated his work to charity events to raise money. Currently, Mark participates in an online gallery titled "All Art Works" and has sold paintings and works they have curated in shows in Grand Rapids, MI. With experience, and understanding of the fine arts, he continues to keep learning from studying the literature, drawing and painting and visiting art museums. These interests help him gain insight into the historic grandeur of art.

Mark's ArtPrize Entries

These are Mark's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

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    The Turbulent Sea

    2011 ArtPrize Entry Mark Dunning
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