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Mark Mahosky

b. 1964, Williamsport, PA; lives and works Mifflinburg and Lewisburg, PA

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Historical consciousness permeates the art of Mark Mahosky, from engagement with the history of abstraction to drawings of Civil War battlefields, to an ongoing series of small sculptures based loosely on war memorials and Russian Revolution commemorative parades. His interest in history has taken him to maximum security penitentiaries, where he taught humanities courses to inmates, and to Russia, where he engaged students with presentations of American visual culture, as well as the history of the Russian avant-garde. In his work, Mahosky employs aspects of Secessionism, Cubism, Constructivism, monumental architecture, and the rough-and-ready sensibility and immediacy of Punk graphic design.


Mark Mahosky received his MFA from Stanford University (1988) and his BFA from Tyler School of Art (1986). In Summer 2015, Mahosky was a National Park Service Artist-in-Residence at the Gettysburg National Military Park. He has had solo exhibitions at Haas Gallery of Art, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA; Alysia Duckler Gallery, Portland, OR; Fleisher/Ollman, Philadelphia, PA; Joseph Rickards Gallery, New York; and Gimpel Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York. Mahosky has been featured in group exhibitions at Fleisher/Ollman; the Ice Box, Philadelphia; Philadelphia Museum of Art; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA; Open Space, Baltimore, MD; and Gettysburg College Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA, among others. He is Professor of Painting at Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA.

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Cave Paintings

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Mark Mahosky: The Yellow Drawings, 1986–2017


Fleisher/Ollman at Independent New York

Join us March 7–10 at the Independent



Kate Abercrombie

David Byrd

James Castle

Sarah Gamble

Mark Mahosky

Julian Martin

Eamon Ore-Giron

Philadelphia Wireman

Mar 06, 2019

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Press for Mark Mahosky's The Yellow Drawings

Kaitlin Pomerantz in Title Magazine


Contemporary Art Daily


Edith Newhall in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Nov 08, 2017

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Press for “A Complete Die”

"Galleries: Artist-curator builds a show around a collection of dice." 

—Edith Newhall in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Aug 05, 2012


Artists Who Use Text To Say Nice Things

An exhibition, organized by Aaron Krach, featuring artists whose use text "to say nice things" includes gallery artists, Anthony Campuzano, Alex Da Corte and Mark Mahosky.

Other artists in the show include: Nicole Docimo, Alyssa Duhe, Carl Ferrero, Dana Frankfort, Patrick Fry, Incidental, Chris Johanson, Cary Leibowitz, Gillian MacCleod, Heath Nash, Jack Pierson, Megan Plunkett, Franklin Preston, Trevor Reese, Alyce Santoro, Reed Siefer, Sighn,Micky Smith, Charlie Welch, Shawn Wolfe.

Saturday and Sunday, October 24 and 25
1pm – 6pm
206 Rivington Street, #4D (between Ridge and Pitt)
New York, NY 10002

Oct 06, 2009

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