MARK WHY — CONTACT@MARKWHY.COM

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b. 1991 in New York—raised in Michigan. Lives and works in Toledo, OH.

EDUCATION
2016    BFA New Media Design Practices, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH
2012    AAS Graphic Design & Digital Media, Monroe County Community College, Monroe, M

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016    Strange Terrain, River House Arts / Contemporary Art Toledo, Toledo, OH

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016    UT Digital Art Billboard Exhibition, Lamar Advertising, Toledo OH
            Juried Student Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH
            BFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH

2015   UT Digital Art Billboard Exhibition, Lamar Advertising, Toledo OH
           Juried Student Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH
           Wearable Conditions, Center for the Visual Arts/Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
           The Mix Curve Ball, The Arts Commision, Hensville, Toledo, OH

2014   Juried Student Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts, Toledo, OH
           Faux Space, Ritter Observatory, Toledo, OH
           Popcorn Posters Summer Show, AIGA Toledo, Secor Ballroom, Toledo, OH

2013    UT Digital Art Billboard Exhibition, Lamar Advertising, Toledo OH
           ‘Tis the Secor, Secor Gallery, Toledo, OH

2012    (sound), Stranahan Arboretum, Toledo, OH
           Stories from Toledo, Lamar Advertising, Toledo, OH
           ‘Tis the Secor, Secor Gallery, Toledo, OH


PUBLICATIONS
2016    Ink on Paper, self-published
2016    Ink on Paper: Limited Edition, self-published, edition of 13
2016    Situation, Problem, Thing: BFA Thesis, self-published


PERFORMANCES
Studio62, Video Installation, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 2016
Wearable Conditions, Video Installation, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 2016
Shapes, Organized Performance, Center for the Visual Arts, Toledo, OH, 2015
Haircuts, Organized Performance, Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, Toledo, OH, 2014

COLLECTIONS
University of Toledo Department of Art Collection
Mednick Private Collection

CURATION
Piece it Together, Center for the Visual Arts, Toledo, OH, 2015 (Co-curated with Brian Carpenter)

SELECT CLIENTS / PROJECTS
CORPORATE:
14KT Exchange
Boonie Patch Co.
Culture Clash Records
University of Toledo College of Engineering
University of Toledo Center for the Visual Arts
University of Toledo Department of Art
PBS / WGTE
River House Arts
Toledo Museum of Art
Canis Major Productions
Lazy Susan Games
ARTISTS:
Ben Schonberger
Servis
Skylights

EXPERIENCE
Freelance Graphic Designer, Toledo, OH, 2012–Present
Motion Graphics & Video Editor, Plastic Technologies Inc., Holland, OH, 2015–Present
Print Lab Technician, University of Toledo Department of Art, Toledo, OH, 2014–2016
Membership & Visitor Services Associate, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 2014–2015
Exhibition Technical & Game Support Representative, Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH, 2014
Manager, Agua Dulce Coffee & Tea/Frenchtown Roasters, Monroe, MI, 2011–2014

AWARDS
Dean’s Purchase Award, University of Toledo Juried Student Exhibition, 2016
Dean’s List, University of Toledo, 2013–2016
Dean’s List, Monroe County Community College, 2010–2012

ORGANIZATIONS
University of Toledo, Art Student League, 2012–2016
University of Toledo, Art History Association, 2015–2016
University of Toledo, UT Maker Society, 2015
Monroe CCC: International Youth & Students for Social Equality, President, 2010–2012

PROFICIENCIES
TECHNICAL:
Adobe Creative Cloud; 
Photoshop; Illustrator; 
InDesign; After Effects; 
Premier Pro; Dreamweaver; 
Flash; CorelDraw; Blender; 
FontForge; Processing; MakerBot; 
USCutter; ShopBot; 123D Catch; 

DESIGN:
Layout + typography design 
Hands-on design processes 
High quality print production 
Photography + lighting 
Color + materials 
Design + fabrication 
Laser cutting + engraving 
Vinyl printing + cutting + install 
3D scanning + printing 
3D modeling 
Bookmaking processes 
Illustration + printmaking 
Public/customer engagement 
Environment design 
Exhibition curation + design 
Art handling + installation 
Management + organization