Mark Holmes received an MFA in sculpture from the Yale School of Art and a BA from Hope College.  He currently chairs the Department of Art and Art History at Knox College, where he has taught since 2004. From 1985 to 1989 he taught at Hampton University, and from 1990-2004 was the founder/owner of -ism Furniture Design in Chicago.  His work has been exhibited in both group and solo shows nationally.

Exhibits:     2018                 Elon University, N.C. (solo)
                   2017                 Peoria River Front Museum. Emergence. (group)
                   2017                 Carl Sandburg Community College. Galesburg, Il (group)                   
                   2017                 Trinity Christian College. Palos Heights, Il. (solo)
                   2017                 Mclean County Arts Center. Bloomington Il. (group)
                   2016                 Cornell College. Mt. Vernon, Iowa.  (group)            
                   2016                 Western Il. University, (solo)
                   2015                 Ashford University, Clinton Iowa. (solo)
                   2014                 Faculty invitational, Figge Museum, Davenport Iowa
                   2013                 Dulgar Gallery, South Suburban Community College (solo)
                   2012                 Merwin Gallery, Illinois Wesleyan Univ. (2 person)
                   2011                 Chicago Urban Art Society, Chicago Il. (group)
                   2011                 Devening Projects, Chicago Il.  (3 person)
                   2009                 Sidecar Gallery, Hammond Indiana  (solo)
                   2008                 Florissant Valley Comm. College, St Louis, Mo. (solo)
                   2007                 Dominican University, River Forest, Il. (solo)
                   2007                 Beverly Arts Center, Chicago Il  (solo)
                   2005                 Knox College. (solo)
                   2002                 Judith Racht Gallery, Harbert, Mi., Chicago, Il (3 person)
                   2002                 Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant Mi. (2 person)
                   1997                 Wheaton College, Wheaton Il (solo)
                   1994                 Trinity Christian College, Palos, Il (solo)     
                   1994                 Rosary College, River Forest, Il (two-person)
                   1993                 Thompson Center, Chicago Il (group invitational)
                   1987                 Chrysler Museum, Norfolk Va (2 person)
                   1986                 Hampton University, Hampton Va. (group)
                   1985                 Yale University (MFA thesis exhibit)