SaraNoa Mark, Workspace 2023-2024

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SaraNoa Mark pursues a drawing practice that investigates traces left by time, as they exist in landscapes and in collective memory. SaraNoa’s work has been supported by a Fulbright research fellowship in Turkey. SaraNoa has received grants from Artadia, U.S. Embassy Mission Grants Program in Turkey, Luminarts Cultural Foundation, Foundation for Contemporary Art, John Anson Kittredge Fund, Illinois Arts Council, Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Individual Artists Program (DCASE), West Collection, and Chicago Artists Coalition. Upon graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts SaraNoa was awarded a European travel scholarship. SaraNoa has been an artist in residence at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, the Chicago Artists Coalition, Montello Foundation, Wave Hill, the Jackman Goldwasser Residency at the Hyde Park Art Center, the Lois and Charles X. Carlson Painting Residency, Sedona Summer Colony, and Art Kibbutz. SaraNoa co-directed the 4th Ward Project Space in Chicago from 2017-2023. Recent exhibitions of their work have taken place at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Daniel Faira Gallery, Toronto, CA; Bridge Projects, Los Angeles, CA; Davis & Langdale Company, New York, NY; Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, IL; Sultan Han, Turkey among others.