Mark Wonsidler  Sculpture

Assistant Director
Mark Wonsidler  Sculpture
Mark Wonsidler is a sculptor and object-maker interested in the multiple intersections of aesthetics (particularly decoration), gayness, and what Flannery O’Connor called “the terrible speed of mercy.”  He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania where he is a curator and exhibitions coordinator at Lehigh University Art Galleries / Teaching Museum.  Wonsidler has been Assistant Director of the Bard MFA since 2001.
Recently, His work has been included in the exhibitions The Manatee at Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago (2018), Reports at September Gallery, Hudson, NY (2017), and as part of Nancy Shaver’s installation Standardization, Variation, and the Idiosyncratic at the Venice Biennale (2017).  He participated in the panel discussion Art, Work, & Decoration at the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (CT), 2015.  
Other institutions that have shown his work include: Allentown Art Museum (PA); Bucknell University (PA); Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (DE); Erie Art Museum (PA); John Davis Gallery (Hudson, NY); Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art (Peekskill, NY); Kutztown University (PA); Lehigh University (PA); The Leslie-Lohman Annex (New York, NY); Penn State University (PA); Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (PA); The Rodale Institute (PA);  Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (PA); and University of Wisconsin, Stout (WI).  He is Curatorial Associate for Exhibitions, Collections, & Publications at Lehigh University Art Galleries / Museum Operation, Bethlehem, PA.


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