MARK LINDQUIST         Born 1949, Oakland, CA ,  Resides in Quincy, FL



M.F.A.     Florida State University, Phi Kappa Phi - 1990

B.A.        New England College - 1971


Museum and Public Collections

The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Arizona State University Art Museum

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, TN

The Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Bank of America Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, NC

The Cincinnati Museum, OH

The Detroit Institute of Arts, MI

Dallas Museum of Art, TX

The Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco (de Young Museum), CA

Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA

Greenville County Museum of Art, SC

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC

Michigan University Art Museum

Mint Museum of Craft and Design, NC

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX

The Mobile Museum of Fine Arts, AL

Minneapolis Institute of Art, MN

Museum of Arts and Design (formerly American Craft Museum), NYC

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

The Schenectady Museum, NY

Smithsonian American Art Museum (formerly National Museum of American Art), Washington, DC

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England

Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond, VA

The Woodturning Center, Philadelphia, PA

Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT


Awards / Recognition

2007       Fellow, American Craft Council

2006       POP Fellowship, American Association of Woodturners

1999       Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award, New England College

1996       Honorary Board Member, James Renwick Alliance

1989       Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts/Southern Arts Federation

1985       New Works Grant, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, Mass. Council on the Arts and Humanities

1984       Individual Artist Grant, N.H. Commission on the Arts

1983       New England Living Art Treasure, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

1979       MacDowell Colony Fellowship, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, N.H.






Selected Exhibitions       (*one person shows)


2009           "Soul's Journey: Inside the Creative Process," The Center for Craft, Creativity and Design,

                         Hendersonville, NC, companion exhibition to the documentary film of the same name by

                         Chanse Simpson

2008           SOFA Chicago "ICONS: A Tribute to Mel Lindquist", rakovaBreckergallery

                  Southern Arts Federation, "Tradition/Innovation: American Masterpieces of Southern Craft

                         & Traditional Art" (traveling exhibition)

                  rakovaBreckergallery, Miami, FL, "Inaugural Exhibition"

2007           "POP Merit Fellowship Award Exhibition", American Association of Woodturners, Portland and MN

                  "Far From The Tree", Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Rockport, Maine, and traveling

2006           The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art (SOFA), Chicago

                         Donna Schneier Fine Art

                  "The Presence of Absence: Celebrating the Void in Contemporary Wood

                         Sculpture" at SOFA Chicago, curated by Hal Nelson, Director of the Long Beach

                         Museum of Art, CA

                  Museum of Art & Design, NYC, "Nature Transformed: Wood Art from the Bohlen Collection"

                  University of Idaho Prichard Art Gallery, "Woodturning on the Edge"

2005-06       Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, "East Meets West: The Contemporary Asian Aesthetic

                  in RAM's Collection

2005           Northern Michigan UniversityŐs DeVos Art Museum, "Out of the Woods"

                  The Wood Turning Center, "ArtistsŐ Reflections: Selections from the Wood Turning CenterŐs


2004           Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, "Rooted in Innovation: Contemporary Wood Sculpture"

                  Los Angeles Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, "Celebrating Nature:

                         Craft Traditions/Contemporary Expressions"

                  University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI, "Nature Transformed: Wood Art

                         from the Bohlen Collection

                  The Columbus Museum, Columbus, GA, "Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American


                  Brigham Young University Museum of Art, "Beneath the Bark: Twenty-Five Years of


2003           Kanazawa World Craft Forum Invitational Exhibition, Kanazawa, Japan

             *   The Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia, PA, "Millennial Mysteries 1990-2000"

2001- 02       Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Yale University, and

                  The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, "Wood Turning in North America Since 1930"

2000            Mint Museum of Craft and Design, Charlotte, North Carolina

                         "The Founders' Circle Collection", Inaugural Exhibition, and

                         "The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection"

1998       *   Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT

                  Delaware Art Museum, "The White House Collection of American Crafts"

1997       *   Florida Gulf Coast Art Center, Belleair, FL,

                         "Revolutions in Wood: Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective"

             *   Florida Craftsmen Gallery, St.. Petersburg, FL,

                         "Mark Lindquist: Technoancients – Paint and Robotics"

                  Oakland Museum of California,

                         "Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from the Wornick Collection"

                  Connell Gallery, Atlanta, GA, "Homage to Osolnik"

                  Peter Findlay Gallery, New York, NY

                  Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT,      "Mark and Melvin Lindquist"

1996       *   The Renwick Gallery of The National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC,                                                   "Revolutions in Wood: Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective"

             *   Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA, "Revolutions in Wood"

             *   The Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL, "Revolutions in Wood"

             *   Maurine Littleton Gallery, Washington, D.C., Solo Exhibition of sculpture

                  Palm Beach College Museum of Art, Palm Beach, FL, Group Sculpture Exhibition

                  The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Miami

                  The LA County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA,

                         "The White House Collection of American Crafts"

1995       *   The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Miami

                         (Gail Severn Gallery)

                  National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C. & traveling, "The White House

                         Collection of American Crafts"

             *   Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA & touring, "Revolutions in Wood:

                         Mark Lindquist, 25 Year Retrospective," curated by Robert Hobbs

1994           Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, "Beyond Nature: Wood Into Art"

                  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston,  "The Label Show: Contemporary Art and the Museum"

                  Fuller Museum of Art, Massachusetts, "Treasures in our Midst"

             *   The International Exposition of Sculpture, Objects & Functional Art, Chicago       

                         (Concurrent solo exhibition w/ Dale Chihuly, Gail Severn Gallery)

1993           The White House, Washington, DC, "The White House Collection of American Crafts"

1993       *   Dorothy Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                  The Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio, "Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection"

                  Fine Arts Museum of the South/Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, European Tour including Rome, Athens, Warsaw, Copenhagen, Luxembourg

                  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, "The Art of the Woodturner"

                  Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (Seattle Art Exposition)

             *   Dorothy McRae Gallery, Atlanta, GA (Inaugural exhibition)

1993       *   Delaware Art Museum

                  The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR, "National Objects Invitational"

             *   Chicago International New Art Forms Exposition, Gail Severn Gallery

1992           Renwick Gallery, National Museum of American Art, "American Crafts: The Nation's Collection"

             *   Snyderman Gallery, inaugural exhibition, Cherry Street location, Philadelphia, PA

             *   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID (Painted Reliefs)

                  Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL, & traveling, "Turned Wood by American  Craftsmen"

1992           del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, "Master Woodturners"

1991           Southern Arts Federation, Atlanta, GA (SAF NEA Grant Recipients)

                  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, "Collecting American Decorative Arts & Sculpture"

             *   Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT

1990       *   Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City

1990           Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, "NEA Artists"

                  Wilson & Gough Gallery, London, England

1989       *   Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York City        

                  Franklin Parrasch Gallery, Washington, DC, "The Grand Masters of Woodturning"

1988       *   Mendelson Gallery, Washington Depot, CT

                  Gimpel Weitzenhoffer Gallery, New York City

1987       *   School of Architecture, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, FL

             *   Gail Severn Gallery, Ketchum, ID

1986-88       American Craft Museum, NYC and traveling, "The Poetry of the Physical"

1986       *   Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

             *   Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, "New Works 1986"

                  Ob'Art, Les Ateliers D'Art, Paris, France

                  Chicago International Art Exposition (G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery)

1985           Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona and traveling exhibition, "The Edward Jacobson Collection of American Turned Wood Bowls"

                  G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, MD

1984           Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, NH

             *   Human Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX

             *   Habatat Galleries, Lathrup Village, MI

1983           American Craft Museum, NYC, "The Art of Wood Turning"

                  Jesse Besser Museum, Alpena, MI, "Masterworks"

1982       *   National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "Featured Object May/June"

             *   American Art, Inc., Atlanta, GA

                  Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH

                  The Elements Gallery, NYC

                  The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  Galerie Ninety-Nine and Medici-Berenson Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL

1981-83       Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME, and traveling, "Art in Craft Media"

1981           Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA, "Woodforms"

                  N.H. Commission on the Arts, Concord, NH, "Sculpture/New Hampshire"

                  The Hand and the Spirit Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ

                  Aaron Faber Gallery, NYC

1980       *   Kendall Art Gallery, Wellfleet, MA

                  Louisville Art Gallery, Louisville, KY

1979-80       American Craft Museum, NYC, and traveling, "New Handmade Furniture"

1979       *   Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

             *   The Elements Gallery, NYC

1978-79       The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC, "Twentieth Century Decorative Art"

1978           Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, "The Art of the Turned Bowl"

                  Museum of Contemporary Crafts, NYC,  "Young Americans: Fiber, Wood, Plastic, Leather"

                  Warner Communications, Rockefeller Center, NYC, Worcester Craft Center invitational

                  The Works Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

                  Meyer Breier Weiss Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1976           Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

                  Grover M. Hermann Fine Arts Center, Marietta College, Marietta, OH

                  The Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY

1975           DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

             *   Florence Duhl Gallery, NYC

1974       *   Ten Arrow Gallery, Cambridge, MA

                  Fairtree Gallery, NYC



Selected Articles

2008           WALLACE, KEVIN V.: "Reinventing Sculpture," Craft Arts International," Issue 74

                  KAMINSKY, CHRISTINE: "Aileen Osborn Webb Awards, Fellow: Mark Lindquist, American Craft,


2007           FOX, NICOLS: "Far from the Tree: An Evolutionary View of Contemporary Woodturning," American                          Craft, December/January 08

2006           ELLSWORTH, DAVID: "POP Fellowships Recognize Professional Achievements,"

                         American Woodturner, Winter

2005           BARTOLUCCI, MARISA: "Passion Investments: Collectibles," Worth Magazine     , September       

2002           WALLACE, KEVIN: "Wood Works—Getting Beyond Function," American Style, Fall

2000           RAFFAN, RICHARD: "The Resurgence of Wood Turning," Fine Woodworking, Winter 2000-2001

1997           LAWRENCE, LEE: "From Generation to Generation," American Style, Summer

1996           KANGAS, MATTHEW: "The Rematerialization of the Art Object," Sculpture, July/August

                  MAC ALPINE, DANIEL: "Totemic Images in Modern Craft Art," American Style, Summer

                  WILLIAMS, DANA: "Mark Lindquist," American Way (American Airlines Magazine), June 15

                  ELLSWORTH, DAVID: "Revolutions in Wood: A View of the Mark Lindquist

                         Retrospective," American Woodturner, March (Vol. 11, No. 1)

1995           BELL, JUDITH: "Mark Lindquist / Hand Workshop Art Center," American Craft, December

                  ROSAND, ROBERT: "Sculpting Wood: Contemporary Tools and Techniques by Mark Lindquist," American Woodturner 10:2, June

1992           CROPPER, CAROL M.: "Collectors:...Turned Wood," Forbes, September 14

                  "Crafted Environments: The Southern Arts Federation/National Endowment for the Arts Awards in Crafts," American Craft, 52:1, February/March

1990           KOPLOS, JANET: "Review: Mark Lindquist at Franklin Parrasch" Art in America, April

                  HOBBS, ROBERT: "Review: Mark Lindquist, Franklin Parrasch Gallery," Sculpture, March/April

1989           PALLADINO-CRAIG, ALLYS: "Mark Lindquist," Art Today, Spring

                  RUBENFELD, FLORENCE: "Turn, Turn, Turn," Museum and Arts Washington V:2, March/April

                  PERREAULT, JOHN: "Turning Point," American Craft, February/March

1988           KOSTOF, SPIRO: "Comment" (based on keynote address ACC National Conference, 6/4/86, Oakland, Ca.), American Craft, June/July

                  LE COFF, ALBERT: "Gedrechseltes auf Amerikanisch," Holz und Elfenbein (Germany), January

1987           KERSGAARD, SCOT: "Unleashing Wood Sculptures on the World," Wood River Journal (Idaho), August 12

1986           O'DONNELL, MICHAEL: "Exhibitions: Woodturning – Vision and Concept," Craftwork (Scotland), Spring

                  "Gallery/Wood: Mark Lindquist," American Craft 46:3, June/July

                  "Lathe-Turned," American Craft, February/March

                  KEY, RAY: "Superbowl," Crafts (England), January/February

1985           LINDQUIST, MARK: "Harvesting Burls," Fine Woodworking, January/February

                  "From Textiles to Artwork in Greenville," Southern Living 3 (March)

1984           EHRMANN, SIEGFRIED: "Gedrechseltes – made in U.S.A., Portrat: Melvin und Mark Lindquist," Holz und Elfenbein (Germany), February

                  EHRMANN, SIEGFRIED: "Gedrechseltes – made in U.S.A.," Holz und Elfenbein, January

1983           "Craftlife: As the Lathe Turns," Handmade, September/October

                  LINDQUIST, MARK: "Ascending Bowl," Kunsthandverk (Norway), September/October

                  CHAMBERS, KAREN: "Exhibitions: New York," Craft International, April

1982           LINDQUIST, MARK: "Letters: Ascending Bowl," The Studio Potter, December

                  "Gallery: Wood: Melvin and Mark Lindquist," American Craft, October/November

                  LINDQUIST, MARK: "Ascending Bowl," The Studio Potter, June

                  "Mark and Melvin Lindquist at The Works," Art Now/Philadelphia Gallery Guide, May

                  KELSEY, JOHN: "The Turned Bowl," Fine Woodworking 32, January/February

1981           RIPLEY, DAMON: "Small Business and Crafts: Spalted Wood Sculpture," Yankee Magazine, September

1980           WRIGHT, NANCY MEANS: "Mark Lindquist: The Bowl is a Performance," American Craft, October/November

1979           "Exhibitions/Wood: Mark Lindquist," American Craft 39:4, August/September

                  "Wood, Clay, and Glass," New York Magazine, September 17

1978           "Exhibitions: Wood," American Craft, August/September

                  WHITLEY, ROBERT: "Review: Melvin and Mark Lindquist, The Works Craft Gallery," Arts Exchange, Philadelphia, July/August

                  LINDQUIST, MARK, "Turning Spalted Wood," Fine Woodworking, Summer

                  EDGAR, NATALIE: "Sixteen American Woodcarvers," Craft Horizons, April

                  HARRIS, HELEN: "Art and Antiques: Crafts at Baltimore," February                    

1977           LINDQUIST, MARK, "Spalted Wood," Fine Woodworking, Summer          

1976           "Exhibitions: Forms in Wood, Florence Duhl Gallery, N.Y.C.," Craft Horizons, August

                  GENESLAW, RUTH: "Exhibitions: Mark Lindquist--Wayne Raab," Craft Horizons, April

1975           NIGROSH, LEON & SAUER, DICK: "Exhibitions: Massachusetts," Craft Horizons, October


Selected Exhibition Catalogs and Books

2008           MARTIN, TERRY: Icons: A Tribute to Mel Lindquist, exhibition catalog, rakovaBreckergallery

                         (Miami, FL) at SOFA Chicago

                   RICHELSON, PAUL W.: A Perfect Marriage: Wood and Color, exhibition catalog, SOFA Chicago,

                         sponsored by the Collectors of Wood Art

                  MARTIN, TERRY & WALLACE, KEVIN: New Masters of Woodturning: Expanding the Boundaries

                         of Wood Art, Fox Chapel Publishing, East Petersburg, PA

2006           NELSON, HAL: The Presence of Absence, exhibition catalog, SOFA Chicago, sponsored by

                         the Collectors of Wood Art

2004           DUNCAN-AIMONE, KATHERINE; WALLACE, KEVIN et al: 500 Wood Bowls, Lark Books, NYC

2003           DARLOW, MIKE: Woodturning Design, The Melaleuca Press, Exeter, NSW, Australia

2001           COOKE, EDWARD S., JR.: "The Transformation of Wood Turning, 1900-76," and

                   ADAMSON, GLENN: "Circular Logic: Wood Turning 1976 to the Present," in

                         Wood Turning in America Since 1930, exhibition catalog, Wood Turning Center and

                         Yale University Art Gallery


                         Turning Wood into Art: The Jane and Arthur Mason Collection, Harry N. Abrams in association                         with The Mint Museum of Craft and Design

                   ADAMSON, GLENN, An Inaugural Gift: The FoundersŐ Circle Collection,

                         exhibition catalog, Mint Museum of Craft and Design

1999           BURGARD, TIMOTHY ANGLIN: The Art of Craft: Contemporary Works from the Saxe Collection,                             Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

                   MONROE, MICHAEL et al: Living with Form: The Horn Collection of Contemporary Crafts,

                         The Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, in association with Bradley Publishing

                   LEIER, RAY & PETERS, JAN & WALLACE, KEVIN: Contemporary Turned Wood, Hand Books

                         Press, Madison, WI

1997           JUDSON, RANDALL, ed., LE COFF, ALBERT, et al: Enter the World of Lathe-Turned Objects,

                         Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia

1996           KANGAS, MATTHEW & PERREAULT, JOHN, et al: Expressions in Wood: Masterworks from

                         The Wornick Collection, Oakland Museum of California

1995           HOBBS, ROBERT: Mark Lindquist: Revolutions in Wood, exhibition catalog,

                         Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA

                   MONROE, MICHAEL: The White House Collection of American Crafts, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., NYC

1994           GEAR, JOSEPHINE: Beyond Nature: Wood Into Art, exhibition catalog, Lowe Art Museum,

                         Miami, FL

1993           COOKE, EDWARD S., JR.: "Wood in the 1980s: Expansion or Commodification?", Contemporary Crafts and the Saxe Collection, exhibition catalog, Toledo Museum of Art

                   DU BOIS, ALAN: National Objects Invitational, The Arkansas Arts Center Decorative Arts Museum, Little Rock, AR

1992           NISH, DALE: Out of the Woods: Turned Wood by American Craftsmen, Fine Arts Museum of the South, Mobile, AL

1991           COOKE, EDWARD S., JR & FALINO, JEANNINE J.: Collecting American Decorative Arts and Sculpture, exhibition catalog, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1990           HOBBS, ROBERT: Mark Lindquist: Stratigraphs and De-Compositions, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, NYC

1988           LE COFF, ALBERT B.: Lathe-Turned Objects: An International Exhibition, Wood Turning Center, Philadelphia

1987           RAFT ALLIANCE GALLERY: Works off the Lathe: Old and New Faces, exhibition catalog, St. Louis, MO

                  FAULKNER, RAY & ZIEGFELD, EDWIN & SMAGULA, HOWARD: Art Today: An Introduction to the Visual Arts, 6th ed., Holt, Rinehart, NYC

1986           SMITH, PAUL J. & LUCIE-SMITH, EDWARD: Craft Today: Poetry of the Physical, exhibition catalog, American Craft Museum, Weidenfield & Nicolson, NYC

                  LINDQUIST, MARK: Sculpting Wood, Davis Publications, Worcester, MA

1985          JACOBSON, EDWARD: The Art of Turned Wood Bowls, E. P. Dutton, NYC

                  NISH, DALE L.: Master Woodturners, Artisan Press, Provo, UT

1983          WILK, CHRISTOPHER & SMITH, PAUL J.: The Art of Wood Turning, American Craft Museum, NYC

1982          COLUMBIA MUSEUM OF ART: Wood and Fiber, exhibition catalog, Columbia, SC

1981          HELLER, JOHN: Woodforms, exhibition catalog, Brockton Art Museum/Fuller Memorial, Brockton, MA

                  LINDQUIST, MARK: A Selection of Works: 1975-1980, Lindquist Studios, Henniker NH

1980          AMERICAN CRAFT MUSEUM, For the Tabletop, exhibition catalog, NYC

                  NISH, DALE L.: Artistic Woodturning, B.Y.U. Press, Provo, UT

1979          SMITH, PAUL J.: New Handmade Furniture: American Furniture Makers Working in Hardwood,

                  American Craft Museum, NYC

                  FINE WOODWORKING: Fine Woodworking Biennial Design Book II, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT

1978          WORCESTER CRAFT CENTER: American Woodcarvers, exhibition catalog, Worcester, MA

1977          BEVLIN, MARJORIE ELLIOTT: Design Through Discovery, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, NYC

                  MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS: Young Americans: Fiber, Wood, Plastic, Leather, exhibition catalog, American Crafts Council, NYC

                  FINE WOODWORKING: Fine Woodworking Biennial Design Book, Taunton Press, Newtown, CT

                  NEWMAN, JAY & THELMA: The Container Book, Crown Publishers, NYC

1976          HERBERT F. JOHNSON MUSEUM OF ART: The Handwrought Object, 1776-1976, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

1975          DE CORDOVA MUSEUM: Bed and Board, exhibition catalog, Lincoln, MA