Owens Art Gallery

Mark Igloliorte was born in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and grew up in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador. Working primarily in painting and drawing, his practice encompasses sculpture, performance and new media exploring subjects as diverse as skateboarding, heritage and interests in observation and likeness.

 

His work has been exhibited in group and solo shows across Canada, including Beat Nation, Vancouver Art Gallery and Le

Nouveau Pleinairisme, Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec.

 

Mark has been recognized by the Nunatsiavut Government as a Labrador Inuit Role Model and has also delivered painting and drawing workshops to Inuit youth funded in part through The National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy.

 

In addition to a Bachelor of Education from Memorial University of Newfoundland

and a Bachelor of Fine Art, Major in Fine Art from the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Mark holds a Master’s of Fine Art, Studio Art, Painting and Drawing from Concordia University.

 

 

Biography

http://markigloliorte.net

Owens Art Gallery | Mount Allison University | 61 York Street | Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

A Project funded by the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation