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Mark Greenfield


EDUCATION

1987.M.F.A. (Painting and Drawing)
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT LOS ANGELES..
1973.B.A. ART (Education)
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY AT LONG BEACH..
WORK EXPERIENCE

1993 - present.WATTS TOWERS ARTS CENTER
CULTURAL AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
CITY OF LOS ANGELES.

Los Angeles, CA. Art Center Director. Directs cultural programs at the Watts Towers Arts Center and oversees education and tour programs for the Watts Towers of Simon Rodia. Duties include supervision of a staff of twenty, curating exhibitions, program development, budget management, fund raising and acting as a liaison between the city department of Cultural Affairs and the community. Also produces the Annual Watts Towers Jazz Festival and the Day of the Drum Festival. Responsible for Board development for the Friends of the Watts Towers Arts Center and coordination of international exchange and artist-in-residence programs.
1997 - present. LOS ANGELES COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT.Los Angeles, CA...Instructor....Responsible for development and implementation of college curriculum in painting, drawing, two and three-dimensional design and Art History...
1975 - present.WING-FOOT PRODUCTIONS (owner).Inglewood, CA...Production Manager....Freelance work, which includes preparation of graphic material for publication brochures, posters, business packages and logo designs. Acts as a liaison between business community and artists, art consultant and art coordinators. Responsibilities include coordination, promotion and installation of exhibits of art and photography, as well as the design and execution of murals throughout the city. A list of clients is available upon request...
1981 - 1993.LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT.Los Angeles, CA...Graphic Designer I....Produced visual instructional material for recruit training. Duties included the production of posters, signage, brochures, charts, graphs, layouts, logo designs, cartography and calligraphy and crime scene diagrams for all divisions of the Department...
1979 - 1981.ROSEY GRIERíS GIANT STEP, INC..Gardena, CA...Instructor/Art Director....Developed and implemented a basic curriculum in graphic arts including design, layout and paste-up, color separation, line ruling and technical illustration for a Federally funded job training program. Produced all in house materials for the company as well as assisted in the selection, career development and placement of trainees. Responsibilities included maintaining inventories, submitting evaluations and monthly progress and financial reports...
1973 - 1979.DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & RECREATION LOS ANGELES COUNTY.
Los Angeles, CA...Recreation Leader/Area Administrator....Responsible for coordinating recreational, cultural and educational activities at Ladera Park as well as other parks in the County system. Instructed painting, drawing, ceramics and crafts, as well as tennis and basketball. Coordinated art and photography and sculpture exhibits for children and adults...
1977 - 1978.BROCKMAN GALLERY PRODUCTIONS.Los Angeles, CA...Graphics and Visual Art Coordinator....Produced graphic material for promotion of programs and the coordination of graphic assignments to freelance artists. Also acted as artist representative, served as co-chair of the Street Graphics Committee and served as a member of the Board of Artists...
1973 - 1977.MAY COMPANY DEPARTMENT STORES.Los Angeles, CA...Assistant Director Display....Visual Merchandise presentation which included construction of units to house merchandise and production of graphic materials to enhance displays. Duties included store planning and design as well as the design and execution of window displays...
1971 - 1973.CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LONG BEACH BIOLOGY DEPARTMENT.
Long Beach, CA...Bio-Medical Illustrator....Produced instructional aids for the department of Biology, Physiology and Anatomy. Produced drawings of physical systems and microscopic organisms for use in laboratory manuals...

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1997 ñ 1998.J. PAUL GETTY MUSEUM.Los Angeles, CA...Discussion Leader, Supervisor....Mentor for the Getty Summer Undergraduate Intern Program...
1985 - 1995.THE UNION INSTITUTE.Los Angeles, CA...Adjunct Faculty....Responsible for developing and implementing individualized college level courses of instruction for learners in Painting, Drawing, Graphic Design and Art History...
1989 - 1992.ARTS-IN-CORRECTIONS.Los Angeles, CA...UCLA EXTENSION....Instructor of Drawing, Watercolor, Printing and Calligraphy in California correctional facilities as a part of UCLA extension program...

PUBLIC SERVICE

1997 - 1998.Banlieues du Monde World Cup Cultural Festival, Paris, France (Head of U.S. delegation)..1996..Inglewood Cultural Arts Task Force (member)I..1995 - 1998.Los Angeles County Arts Commission Grants Panelist..1998..California Community Foundation Grants Panelist..1998..Brody Organizational Grants Panelist..1995..Los Angeles Cultural Tourism Advisory Committee..1993..Watts Towers Restoration Committee..

AFFILIATIONS

1995.Los Angeles Art Association (Board Member)
Watts Village Theater Company (Board Member)..1992 ñ 1993.California African American Genealogical Society (President)..1986 ñ 1988.Black Creative Professionals Association (Founding Member)..1971.Associated Menís Residents Cal State University of Long Beach (President)..

EXHIBITIONS

Solo.

2000.Mt San Jacinto College Gallery, San Jacinto,Calif

2000. Reginald Ingraham Gallery, Los Angeles, Calif both under theyear 2000.

1998.Project Row Houses, Houston, TX..1997.Los Angeles Southwest College..1987.California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA..1986.William Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA..1982.Roberts Gallery, Santa Monica, CA..1979.William Grant Still Art Center, Los Angeles, CA..1977.Steps into Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA..

Selected Group Shows.

1998.Kings Art Center, Hanford, CA..1996.City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA..1995.South Bay Contemporary Museum, Torrance, CA
Black Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, CA..1994.National Arts Club, New York, New York
Jose Drudis-Biada Gallery, Mt. St. Maryís College, Los Angeles, CA..1993.Pauline Hirsch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA..1992.Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA..1991.California State University Dominguez Hills, Carson, CA
Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles, CA
Long Beach Art Association Gallery, Long Beach, CA..1990.M. Hanks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
Museum of African American Art, Los Angeles, CA
Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA..1989.Family Savings, Los Angeles, CA..1988.Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA..1986.L.A. Artcore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA..1984.Oranges & Sardines Gallery, Los Angeles, CA..1982.Biola University, La Mirada, CA..1981.Radiovision Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
California Polytechnic University Pomona, Pomona, CA..1979.Collectors Choice Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA..1978.Fowler-Mills Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Gallery Plus, Los Angeles, CA
Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
Brockman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA..1977.California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Bishop College, Dallas, Texas
Studio Museum of Harlem, New York, NY..1976.Brand Library, Glendale, CA..1975.Governorís Office, Sacramento, CA


Mark S. Greenfield
1250 Long Beach Avenue #206
Los Angeles CA 90021
(213) 623-3868

 
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