CV

Mark Giaimo CV  

Gallery Representation:

Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Washington D.C., August 2015 - present

Fraser Gallery, Bethesda, MD, November, 2013 - present

Exhibits:         

Solo Exhibition: "The Secret Life of Toys," Susan Calloway Fine Arts, Washington, DC, January 22 - Feb. 20, 2016

Affordable Art Fair, NYC, March, 2015

"Representing: New paintings by Mark Giaimo and Eric Wesbrook," Writer's Center of Bethesda, MD, Oct. 18, 2014 - Jan. 5, 2015.

Affordable Art Fair, NYC, April, 2014

2012 Year-End Group Show, Plan B Gallery, Washington DC, November 23 - December 24, 2012.

Toy Lifes, Studio Gallery, Washington DC, August 18 - August 30, 2010

All Arlington Art Salon, Arlington, VA, July 31 - September 13, 2008. Non-juried exhibition.

Icosahedron, Post-Baccalaureate Group Exhibition, Maryland Institute College of Art, January 26 - February 11, 2007, Baltimore, MD 


Juried shows :

AWSome Call for Art. (Amazon Web Services Exhibit),  August, 2015. "Gossips" selected for purchase and permanent display in the offices of Amazon Web Services, Herndon, VA.

2014 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon ArtSpace, October5 - Nov. 3, 2014, finalist

"Aftermath" selected for Juried Exhibition, "Flesh and Bone,"  at HIllyer Art Space, July, 2014

2013 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon ArtSpace, October5 - Nov. 3, 2013 (Awarded First Honorable Mention)

AWSome Call for Art. (Amazon Web Services Exhibit),  August, 2013. Both selected paintings, Flying and Philosphy (An Allegory) have been selected for purchase and permanent display in the offices of Amazon Web Services, Herndon, VA.

2012 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon ArtSpace, November 10 - Dec. 9, 2012 (Awarded first place)

"Playful" Group Show, BlackRock Center for the Arts, Germantown, MD, June 20 - July21, 2012

First Friday Art Series, Studio Gallery, Washington DC, February, 2010

Selected Commissioned Portraits:

The Rissers, 2014, Towson, MD
The Sbilings,
2013, Washington, DC
Portrait of Aidan Shaw,
2008, Baltimore, MD         
Muffalda Bridich, 2008, Milwaukee, WI         
Olivia and Michael Risser, 2008, Baltimore, MD         
Amy and Zelda Sitler, 2007, Singapore         
Bat Mitzvah Portrait of Amanda Katz, 2007, Brooklyn, NY     
    
Classes and apprenticeships:
The Painted Portrait: Children and Young Adults with Rob Liberace, Art League of Virginia, Dec, 2013.
Classical Portrait Painting Workshop, Rick Weaver, Art League of Virginia, June, 2013
Figure and portrait painting, Danni Dawson, Art League of Virginia, 2011-2012
Artist Assistant, Benjamin Edwards Washington, DC, 2007 - 2008         
     “Democracity” series, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Toykyo, 2008  
     “The Triumph of Democracy,”Mural for lobby of 2101 L Street NW, Washington, D.C., 2008            
Artist Assistant, Gary Goldberg, Washington, DC, 2007 - 2008         
The Maryland Institute College of Art, (Baltimore, MD), Post-baccalaureate graduate candidate, painting, 2006 
Figure painting and portrait workshop with Rob Liberace, Art League of Virginia, 2005
Figure painting with Natasha Mokina, Bethesda, MD,  2005
Figure and portrait painting, Ellen Zelano, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, 2004-2005 
Intermediate Drawing, Judy Southerland, Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, Fall, 2003

    
Affiliation:

Member, Portrait Society of America, 2015 - present.

Reeb Hall Artists Studio, Artist and Press Officer, Arlington, VA, 2008 - 2011

Awards:

"Knowledge and Wisdom," 10th place award in National Portrait Society Members-Only Still Life Category, 2015.

"Greg", Finalist, 2014 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon, VA, 2014

"The Fan," First Honorable mention of the 2013 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon, VA, 2013

"Portrait of Marlis," winner of the 2012 Expressions Portrait Competition, Herndon, VA, 2012

Maryland Institute College of Art, Awarded scholarship for graduate school, 2006