Curriculum Vitae


Mark Phelan




Master of Fine Arts in Painting, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2016

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2014



University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA, 2015-2016, instructor of structural drawing and foundation figure drawing, as Instructor of Record

Landry’s Bicycles, Natick, MA, 2004-2011, management team, buyer in purchasing department

International Bicycle Center, Boston, MA 1992-1995, 1997-2004, General Manager

Trek Bicycle, Madison, WI, 1995-1997, Territory Manager in Illinois and Missouri


Academic and Professional Honors:

Dean’s Award for Extraordinary Body of Undergraduate Work, 2014

Aeon Logic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Fellowship to Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun, Nigeria


Selected Exhibition History:

2016 UMass Dartmouth MFA Exhibition, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

2016 MFA Candidates Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth,

          New Bedford, MA (Opening April 2)

 2016 Here’s Looking At You (a self-portrait show), Gallery X, New Bedford, MA

 2015 A Fake Flyer for a Real Print Show, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

 2014 LIVE+LOUD, Gallery XS, New Bedford, MA

 2014 Fear and Loathing in New Bedford, Gallery XS, New Bedford, MA

 2014 *A Dialogue of Monologs, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

 2014 Glimpse, Gallery 244, New Bedford, MA

 2014 Undergraduates, Artworks, New Bedford, MA

 2009 *These Things Take Time, IAO Projects, Salt Lake City, UT

 2009 *Monotypes, Aeon Logic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

 2009 Annual Juried Print Show, Massasoit Community College, Canton, MA

 2008 Shall We Begin? IAO Projects, Salt Lake City, UT

 2008 Inaugural, Aeon Logic Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

 2006 *Under Construction, at SOWA Art Walk, SOWA Buildings, Boston, Ma

 2005 A.R.T at N.R.T, Natural Resources Trust, North Easton, MA


Solo and two-person shows indicated with *


Work Featured in Publication:


2016 South Coast Today, Review: UMass MFA Candidates, New Bedford, MA

2016 Village Soup, UMass MFA Exhibition Wows in New Bedford, New Bedford, MA

2015 South Coast Today, UMD Printmakers Impress, New Bedford, MA

 2011 Impressive: Printmaking, Letterpress, and Graphic Design, H. Hellige, Gestalten Press

 2009 I Left This Here For You To Read, Issue 14, Tim Devin, Publisher

 2008 City Weekly, IAO Projects Artists, 12 December 2008, Salt Lake City, UT




Grants Received:

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Dean’s Award for Extraordinary Body of Undergraduate work, $1750, individual grant for academic year of 2014-2015

City of New Bedford, Seaport Art Walk Grant for installation of public sculpture, $1200, individual grant for Spring 2015

Seastreak Ferry Company, Grant for Mural and Sculpture, $600, group grant for Summer 2014, co-principal


Grants Under Review:

City of New Bedford, West Beach Mural, $2000, individual grant for Summer 2016


Professional Society Memberships:

Monotype Guild of New England

College Art Association