MARK LINDQUIST Born 1949, Oakland, CA , Resides in Quincy, FL
M.F.A. Florida State University, Phi Kappa Phi - 1990
B.A. New England College - 1971
Museum and Public Collections
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Arizona State University Art Museum
Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, TN
The Art Institute of Chicago, IL
Bank of America Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, NC
The Cincinnati Museum, OH
The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI
Dallas Museum of Art, TX
The Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (de Young Museum), CA
Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA
Greenville County Museum of Art, SC
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Michigan University Art Museum
Mint Museum of Craft and Design, NC
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
The Mobile Museum of Fine Arts, AL
Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN
Museum of Arts and Design (formerly American Craft Museum), NYC
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
The Schenectady Museum, NY
Smithsonian American Art Museum (formerly National Museum of American Art), Washington, DC
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA
The Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
Awards / Recognition
2007 Fellow, American Craft Council
2006 POP Fellowship, American Association of Woodturners
1999 Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, New England College
1996 Honorary Board Member, James Renwick Alliance
1989 Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts/Southern Arts Federation
1985 New Works Grant, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Mass. Council on the Arts and Humanities
1984 Individual Artist Grant, N.H. Commission on the Arts
1983 New England Living Art Treasure, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
1979 MacDowell Colony Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H.
Selected Exhibitions (*one person shows)
2009 "Soul's Journey: Inside the Creative Process," The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design,
Hendersonville, NC, companion exhibition to the documentary film of the same name by
2008 SOFA Chicago "ICONS: A Tribute to Mel Lindquist", rakovaBreckergallery
Southern Arts Federation, "Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft
& Traditional Art" (traveling exhibition)
rakovaBreckergallery, Miami, FL, "Inaugural Exhibition"
2007 "POP Merit Fellowship Award Exhibition", American Association of Woodturners, Portland and MN
"Far From The Tree", Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, Maine, and traveling
2006 The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago
Donna Schneier Fine Art
"The Presence of Absence: Celebrating the Void in Contemporary Wood
Sculpture" at SOFA Chicago, curated by Hal Nelson, Director of the Long Beach
Museum of Art, CA
Museum of Art & Design, NYC, "Nature Transformed: Wood Art from the Bohlen Collection"
University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery, "Woodturning on the Edge"
2005-06 Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "East Meets West: The Contemporary Asian Aesthetic
in RAM's Collection
2005 Northern Michigan UniversityŐs DeVos Art Museum, "Out of the Woods"
The Wood Turning Center, "ArtistsŐ Reflections: Selections from the Wood Turning CenterŐs
2004 Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, "Rooted in Innovation: Contemporary Wood Sculpture"
Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, "Celebrating Nature:
Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions"
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, "Nature Transformed: Wood Art
from the Bohlen Collection
The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, "Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American
Brigham Young University Museum of Art, "Beneath the Bark: Twenty-Five Years of
2003 Kanazawa World Craft Forum Invitational Exhibition, Kanazawa, Japan
* The Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA, "Millennial Mysteries 1990-2000"
2001- 02 Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Yale University, and
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, "Wood Turning in North America Since 1930"
2000 Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, North Carolina
"The Founders' Circle Collection", Inaugural Exhibition, and
"The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection"
1998 * Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT
Delaware Art Museum, "The White House Collection of American Crafts"
1997 * Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL,
"Revolutions in Wood: Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective"
* Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St.. Petersburg, FL,
"Mark Lindquist: Technoancients – Paint and Robotics"
Oakland Museum of California,
"Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from the Wornick Collection"
Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Homage to Osolnik"
Peter Findlay Gallery, New York, NY
Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT, "Mark and Melvin Lindquist"
1996 * The Renwick Gallery of The National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, "Revolutions in Wood: Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective"
* Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA, "Revolutions in Wood"
* The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL, "Revolutions in Wood"
* Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C., Solo Exhibition of sculpture
Palm Beach College Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, Group Sculpture Exhibition
The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Miami
The LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA,
"The White House Collection of American Crafts"
1995 * The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Miami
(Gail Severn Gallery)
National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. & traveling, "The White House
Collection of American Crafts"
* Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA & touring, "Revolutions in Wood:
Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective," curated by Robert Hobbs
1994 Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, "Beyond Nature: Wood Into Art"
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, "The Label Show: Contemporary Art and the Museum"
Fuller Museum of Art, Massachusetts, "Treasures in our Midst"
* The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Chicago
(Concurrent solo exhibition w/ Dale Chihuly, Gail Severn Gallery)
1993 The White House, Washington, DC, "The White House Collection of American Crafts"
1993 * Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, "Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection"
Fine Arts Museum of the South/Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, European Tour including Rome, Athens, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Luxembourg
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, "The Art of the Woodturner"
Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (Seattle Art Exposition)
* Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, GA (Inaugural exhibition)
1993 * Delaware Art Museum
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, "National Objects Invitational"
* Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Gail Severn Gallery
1992 Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, "American Crafts: The Nation's Collection"
* Snyderman Gallery, inaugural exhibition, Cherry Street location, Philadelphia, PA
* Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (Painted Reliefs)
Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL, & traveling, "Turned Wood by American Craftsmen"
1992 del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Master Woodturners"
1991 Southern Arts Federation, Atlanta, GA (SAF NEA Grant Recipients)
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, "Collecting American Decorative Arts & Sculpture"
* Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT
1990 * Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City
1990 Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, "NEA Artists"
Wilson & Gough Gallery, London, England
1989 * Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City
Franklin Parrasch Gallery, Washington, DC, "The Grand Masters of Woodturning"
1988 * Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT
Gimpel Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York City
1987 * School of Architecture, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL
* Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID
1986-88 American Craft Museum, NYC and traveling, "The Poetry of the Physical"
1986 * Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL
* Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, "New Works 1986"
Ob'Art, Les Ateliers D'Art, Paris, France
Chicago International Art Exposition (G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery)
1985 Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona and traveling exhibition, "The Edward Jacobson Collection of American Turned Wood Bowls"
G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, MD
1984 Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH
* Human Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX
* Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI
1983 American Craft Museum, NYC, "The Art of Wood Turning"
Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI, "Masterworks"
1982 * National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "Featured Object May/June"
* American Art, Inc., Atlanta, GA
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
The Elements Gallery, NYC
The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Galerie Ninety-Nine and Medici-Berenson Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
1981-83 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, and traveling, "Art in Craft Media"
1981 Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, "Woodforms"
N.H. Commission on the Arts, Concord, NH, "Sculpture/New Hampshire"
The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Aaron Faber Gallery, NYC
1980 * Kendall Art Gallery, Wellfleet, MA
Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY
1979-80 American Craft Museum, NYC, and traveling, "New Handmade Furniture"
1979 * Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
* The Elements Gallery, NYC
1978-79 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, "Twentieth Century Decorative Art"
1978 Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "The Art of the Turned Bowl"
Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC, "Young Americans: Fiber, Wood, Plastic, Leather"
Warner Communications, Rockefeller Center, NYC, Worcester Craft Center invitational
The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Meyer Breier Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1976 Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Grover M. Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta College, Marietta, OH
The Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY
1975 DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
* Florence Duhl Gallery, NYC
1974 * Ten Arrow Gallery, Cambridge, MA
Fairtree Gallery, NYC
2008 WALLACE, KEVIN V.: "Reinventing Sculpture," Craft Arts International," Issue 74
KAMINSKY, CHRISTINE: "Aileen Osborn Webb Awards, Fellow: Mark Lindquist, American Craft,
2007 FOX, NICOLS: "Far from the Tree: An Evolutionary View of Contemporary Woodturning," American Craft, December/January 08
2006 ELLSWORTH, DAVID: "POP Fellowships Recognize Professional Achievements,"
American Woodturner, Winter
2005 BARTOLUCCI, MARISA: "Passion Investments: Collectibles," Worth Magazine , September
2002 WALLACE, KEVIN: "Wood Works—Getting Beyond Function," American Style, Fall
2000 RAFFAN, RICHARD: "The Resurgence of Wood Turning," Fine Woodworking, Winter 2000-2001
1997 LAWRENCE, LEE: "From Generation to Generation," American Style, Summer
1996 KANGAS, MATTHEW: "The Rematerialization of the Art Object," Sculpture, July/August
MAC ALPINE, DANIEL: "Totemic Images in Modern Craft Art," American Style, Summer
WILLIAMS, DANA: "Mark Lindquist," American Way (American Airlines Magazine), June 15
ELLSWORTH, DAVID: "Revolutions in Wood: A View of the Mark Lindquist
Retrospective," American Woodturner, March (Vol. 11, No. 1)
1995 BELL, JUDITH: "Mark Lindquist / Hand Workshop Art Center," American Craft, December
ROSAND, ROBERT: "Sculpting Wood: Contemporary Tools and Techniques by Mark Lindquist," American Woodturner 10:2, June
1992 CROPPER, CAROL M.: "Collectors:...Turned Wood," Forbes, September 14
"Crafted Environments: The Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Awards in Crafts," American Craft, 52:1, February/March
1990 KOPLOS, JANET: "Review: Mark Lindquist at Franklin Parrasch" Art in America, April
HOBBS, ROBERT: "Review: Mark Lindquist, Franklin Parrasch Gallery," Sculpture, March/April
1989 PALLADINO-CRAIG, ALLYS: "Mark Lindquist," Art Today, Spring
RUBENFELD, FLORENCE: "Turn, Turn, Turn," Museum and Arts Washington V:2, March/April
PERREAULT, JOHN: "Turning Point," American Craft, February/March
1988 KOSTOF, SPIRO: "Comment" (based on keynote address ACC National Conference, 6/4/86, Oakland, Ca.), American Craft, June/July
LE COFF, ALBERT: "Gedrechseltes auf Amerikanisch," Holz und Elfenbein (Germany), January
1987 KERSGAARD, SCOT: "Unleashing Wood Sculptures on the World," Wood River Journal (Idaho), August 12
1986 O'DONNELL, MICHAEL: "Exhibitions: Woodturning – Vision and Concept," Craftwork (Scotland), Spring
"Gallery/Wood: Mark Lindquist," American Craft 46:3, June/July
"Lathe-Turned," American Craft, February/March
KEY, RAY: "Superbowl," Crafts (England), January/February
1985 LINDQUIST, MARK: "Harvesting Burls," Fine Woodworking, January/February
"From Textiles to Artwork in Greenville," Southern Living 3 (March)
1984 EHRMANN, SIEGFRIED: "Gedrechseltes – made in U.S.A., Portrat: Melvin und Mark Lindquist," Holz und Elfenbein (Germany), February
EHRMANN, SIEGFRIED: "Gedrechseltes – made in U.S.A.," Holz und Elfenbein, January
1983 "Craftlife: As the Lathe Turns," Handmade, September/October
LINDQUIST, MARK: "Ascending Bowl," Kunsthandverk (Norway), September/October
CHAMBERS, KAREN: "Exhibitions: New York," Craft International, April
1982 LINDQUIST, MARK: "Letters: Ascending Bowl," The Studio Potter, December
"Gallery: Wood: Melvin and Mark Lindquist," American Craft, October/November
LINDQUIST, MARK: "Ascending Bowl," The Studio Potter, June
"Mark and Melvin Lindquist at The Works," Art Now/Philadelphia Gallery Guide, May
KELSEY, JOHN: "The Turned Bowl," Fine Woodworking 32, January/February
1981 RIPLEY, DAMON: "Small Business and Crafts: Spalted Wood Sculpture," Yankee Magazine, September
1980 WRIGHT, NANCY MEANS: "Mark Lindquist: The Bowl is a Performance," American Craft, October/November
1979 "Exhibitions/Wood: Mark Lindquist," American Craft 39:4, August/September
"Wood, Clay, and Glass," New York Magazine, September 17
1978 "Exhibitions: Wood," American Craft, August/September
WHITLEY, ROBERT: "Review: Melvin and Mark Lindquist, The Works Craft Gallery," Arts Exchange, Philadelphia, July/August
LINDQUIST, MARK, "Turning Spalted Wood," Fine Woodworking, Summer
EDGAR, NATALIE: "Sixteen American Woodcarvers," Craft Horizons, April
HARRIS, HELEN: "Art and Antiques: Crafts at Baltimore," February
1977 LINDQUIST, MARK, "Spalted Wood," Fine Woodworking, Summer
1976 "Exhibitions: Forms in Wood, Florence Duhl Gallery, N.Y.C.," Craft Horizons, August
GENESLAW, RUTH: "Exhibitions: Mark Lindquist--Wayne Raab," Craft Horizons, April
1975 NIGROSH, LEON & SAUER, DICK: "Exhibitions: Massachusetts," Craft Horizons, October
Selected Exhibition Catalogs and Books
2008 MARTIN, TERRY: Icons: A Tribute to Mel Lindquist, exhibition catalog, rakovaBreckergallery
(Miami, FL) at SOFA Chicago
RICHELSON, PAUL W.: A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color, exhibition catalog, SOFA Chicago,
sponsored by the Collectors of Wood Art
MARTIN, TERRY & WALLACE, KEVIN: New Masters of Woodturning: Expanding the Boundaries
of Wood Art, Fox Chapel Publishing, East Petersburg, PA
2006 NELSON, HAL: The Presence of Absence, exhibition catalog, SOFA Chicago, sponsored by
the Collectors of Wood Art
2004 DUNCAN-AIMONE, KATHERINE; WALLACE, KEVIN et al: 500 Wood Bowls, Lark Books, NYC
2003 DARLOW, MIKE: Woodturning Design, The Melaleuca Press, Exeter, NSW, Australia
2001 COOKE, EDWARD S., JR.: "The Transformation of Wood Turning, 1900-76," and
ADAMSON, GLENN: "Circular Logic: Wood Turning 1976 to the Present," in
Wood Turning in America Since 1930, exhibition catalog, Wood Turning Center and
Yale University Art Gallery
2000 LEACH, MARK RICHARD, ed. & RAMLJAK, SUZANNE & MONROE, MICHAEL W.:
Turning Wood into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Harry N. Abrams in association with The Mint Museum of Craft and Design
ADAMSON, GLENN, An Inaugural Gift: The FoundersŐ Circle Collection,
exhibition catalog, Mint Museum of Craft and Design
1999 BURGARD, TIMOTHY ANGLIN: The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
MONROE, MICHAEL et al: Living with Form: The Horn Collection of Contemporary Crafts,
The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, in association with Bradley Publishing
LEIER, RAY & PETERS, JAN & WALLACE, KEVIN: Contemporary Turned Wood, Hand Books
Press, Madison, WI
1997 JUDSON, RANDALL, ed., LE COFF, ALBERT, et al: Enter the World of Lathe-Turned Objects,
Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia
1996 KANGAS, MATTHEW & PERREAULT, JOHN, et al: Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from
The Wornick Collection, Oakland Museum of California
1995 HOBBS, ROBERT: Mark Lindquist: Revolutions in Wood, exhibition catalog,
Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA
MONROE, MICHAEL: The White House Collection of American Crafts, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NYC
1994 GEAR, JOSEPHINE: Beyond Nature: Wood Into Art, exhibition catalog, Lowe Art Museum,
1993 COOKE, EDWARD S., JR.: "Wood in the 1980s: Expansion or Commodification?", Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection, exhibition catalog, Toledo Museum of Art
DU BOIS, ALAN: National Objects Invitational, The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR
1992 NISH, DALE: Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL
1991 COOKE, EDWARD S., JR & FALINO, JEANNINE J.: Collecting American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, exhibition catalog, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1990 HOBBS, ROBERT: Mark Lindquist: Stratigraphs and De-Compositions, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NYC
1988 LE COFF, ALBERT B.: Lathe-Turned Objects: An International Exhibition, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia
1987 RAFT ALLIANCE GALLERY: Works off the Lathe: Old and New Faces, exhibition catalog, St. Louis, MO
FAULKNER, RAY & ZIEGFELD, EDWIN & SMAGULA, HOWARD: Art Today: An Introduction to the Visual Arts, 6th ed., Holt, Rinehart, NYC
1986 SMITH, PAUL J. & LUCIE-SMITH, EDWARD: Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, exhibition catalog, American Craft Museum, Weidenfield & Nicolson, NYC
LINDQUIST, MARK: Sculpting Wood, Davis Publications, Worcester, MA
1985 JACOBSON, EDWARD: The Art of Turned Wood Bowls, E. P. Dutton, NYC
NISH, DALE L.: Master Woodturners, Artisan Press, Provo, UT
1983 WILK, CHRISTOPHER & SMITH, PAUL J.: The Art of Wood Turning, American Craft Museum, NYC
1982 COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART: Wood and Fiber, exhibition catalog, Columbia, SC
1981 HELLER, JOHN: Woodforms, exhibition catalog, Brockton Art Museum/Fuller Memorial, Brockton, MA
LINDQUIST, MARK: A Selection of Works: 1975-1980, Lindquist Studios, Henniker NH
1980 AMERICAN CRAFT MUSEUM, For the Tabletop, exhibition catalog, NYC
NISH, DALE L.: Artistic Woodturning, B.Y.U. Press, Provo, UT
1979 SMITH, PAUL J.: New Handmade Furniture: American Furniture Makers Working in Hardwood,
American Craft Museum, NYC
FINE WOODWORKING: Fine Woodworking Biennial Design Book II, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT
1978 WORCESTER CRAFT CENTER: American Woodcarvers, exhibition catalog, Worcester, MA
1977 BEVLIN, MARJORIE ELLIOTT: Design Through Discovery, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NYC
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS: Young Americans: Fiber, Wood, Plastic, Leather, exhibition catalog, American Crafts Council, NYC
FINE WOODWORKING: Fine Woodworking Biennial Design Book, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT
NEWMAN, JAY & THELMA: The Container Book, Crown Publishers, NYC
1976 HERBERT F. JOHNSON MUSEUM OF ART: The Handwrought Object, 1776-1976, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1975 DE CORDOVA MUSEUM: Bed and Board, exhibition catalog, Lincoln, MA
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