MARK A. PERRY

105 Beach Street • Westerly RI 02891

Mark@MarkAPerry.com • 508 325 1997

www.MarkAPerry.com

 

Education

1976      Noble and Greenough School, Dedham MA

1981       BA in Business Administration, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg PA

Professional Affiliations

2016     Art League of Rhode Island, Elected Artist Member

Honors and Awards

2015        Best of Show, Hero, Art League of Rhode Island, Annual Associate Member

                      Exhibition, Wickford Art Center, Wickford, RI

2014        Best of Show, The Doctor, Pawtucket Arts Collaborative, Pawtucket

                      FoundationPrize Award, Pawtucket, RI.  (Jurors:  Artists and RISD alums,

                      Didi Suydam & Peter Diepenbrock, Jamestown, RI)

2013       Joseph Gaulteri Award for Fine Arts, The Doctor, Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of

                     Westerly, Westerly RI. (Juror: Ann Woolsey, Deputy Director, RISD Museum of Art)

2011        Smithsonian Craft Show, California Peacock, sole image selected for that year’s

                      invitation card. Washington, DC

2009      Best of Show, California Peacock Cape Cod Art Association, Annual All-Cape and

                      Islands Exhibition, 2009.  Barnstable, MA

2008      First Place in Sculpture, Eagle Crimper, Cape Cod Art Association

2006      First Place, Best Booth Presentation, Cultural Center of Cape Cod

2004      One of America’s Best, Listed in the Directory of Traditional American Crafts,

                      Early American Living Magazine, 2004

1989      Copley Master, Copley Society of Boston, Newbury Street, Boston MA

1988      Best of Show, Impasse, New England Sculpture Association, Federal Reserve Bank

                  of Boston, MA

1988      Second Place in Sculpture, Coconut Grove Arts Festival, Coconut Grove, FL

 

Selected Exhibitions

2015     Architectural Digest Show, New York, New York

                       (Exhibit annually since 2009)    

2015     Home, Mystic Art Center, Mystic, CT

                       (Juror: Harley Bartlett, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Painter, Muralist)

2014     Platinum: Juried Biennial Exhibition, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA

                       (Juror: Alise Upitis, Assistant Curator, MIT List Visual Art Center)

2014     New England Landscape Invitational, Lyme Art Association, Lyme, CT

                       (Juror: Jeff Anderson, Director, Florence Griswold Museum)

2014     August Light: Summer Painting and Sculpture Exhibition, Lyme Art Association,

                       Lyme, CT.  (Juror: Ben Colman, Assistant Curator, Florence Griswold

                       Museum, Lyme, CT)

2014     103rd Annual Exhibition,Academy of Fine Arts, Annual Juried Exhibition, Mystic Arts  

                      Center, Mystic, Ct. (Jurors: William Butcher and Claudia Seymour)

2014     58th Regional Exhibition, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic CT

                      (Juror: Power Boothe, artist and educator at Hartford Art School)

2014     Blue, Mystic Arts Center, Mystic CT.  (Juror: Robert Greene, Adjunct Professor,  

                      Eastern Connecticut State University)

2011       Smithsonian Craft Show, Washington, DC

2011       Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Philadelphia, PA 

 

Selected Commissions (Corporate)

2012 - 2013       Corporate Art Commission, Weekapaug Inn, Westerly, RI, three art works

2003 - 2005     Corporate Art Commission, Clydes Restaurant Group, Georgetown, Washington,   

                              DC,  multiple works of art for Willow Creek Farm, Ashburn, VA

 

Selected Collections (Corporate)

2010           Langham Place Fifth Avenue, 400 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

                       ‘Naughty Boy’ and ‘The Boxer’  located in the lobby of the hotel.

                       #2 Best Hotel in New York City, by Conde Nast Traveler readers, 2014

 

Selected Publications

                 Veranda Magazine, "House Tour: A delightful Utah Mountain House Full of Playful Patterns", November/December 2016, Web link here 

                       Dwell Magazine, "An Idyllic Rhode Island Summer Cottage Is the Perfect Escape for a New York Family", December 2015, Web link here

                       Equestrian Quarterly Magazine (now Equestrian Living), "Mark Perry, Inspired by American Folk Art", Winter 2015/2016, Web link here

                 South County Independent, Kristen Tomaiolo, “17th Annual Virtu Arts Festival Returns to Wilcox Park, May 2014, Web link here

                 Traditional Home Magazine, “Dramatic Show House Rooms”, July/August 2013, Web link here

                 New England Home Magazine (Blog), "The Sculpture of American Folk Artist Mark A. Perry", Marisa Marcantonio, March 2012, Web link here

                 Sophisticated Living Magazine, “New Kid on the Block: The Setai Fifth Avenue”, Bridget Williams, - Indianapolis, Jan/Feb 2012, Web link here

                 Haute Living Magazine, “The Setai Fifth Avenue Offers Guests Before-Hours Tour of World's Greatest Art ...”, Casey Brooks, July 2011, Web link here

                 Voice Of America, “American Story Told Through Art”, April 2011, Web link here

                 David Mitchell Uncensored (Blog), “2011 Smithsonian Craft Show”, David Mitchell, April 2011, Web link here

                 The Washington Post, "Rothesay on the James: 2010 Richmond Symphony Orchestra League Designer House", Jura Koncius, 9/2010, Web link here