Mark Greenwalt: Statement and Biography
Throughfrequent cycles of forming, deforming, and reforming imagery, Mark Greenwalt’snon-deterministic figures evolve on drawing surfaces parallel to the greaterworld in which forms in nature, along with nature’s subset of human culture,fuse, grow, and decay. Mark considers his figures as meditative surrogates forthe sequestration of suffering.
Mark Greenwalt was born in 1961 inDallas, Texas. He received a BFA and MA from Stephen F Austin University, Texas,and an MFA from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York.
Between 1995 and 2000, Greenwalttaught drawing and painting courses for the University of Houston, RiceUniversity, and the Glassell School.
Currently he is a life-drawing/paintinginstructor at the Glassell School and professor of art at College of theMainland. Mark is a former president of the Texas Association of Schools ofArt.
Mark’s work is represented byHooks-Epstein Galleries Houston. http://www.hooksepsteingalleries.com/