Marc Lepson American, b. 1970


1997   MFA - Printmaking, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1991   BA - English Literature, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, NY
1990-91   Studio Arts and Art History, Scuola Lorenzo Dei Medici, Florence, Italy
 1989   Studio Art Center Internationa, Florence, Italy


Solo Exhibitions

2016 Still Life - Bluestockings, NYC
2013 Show Me an Angel - Lark, Brooklyn, NY
2008 Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NYC
2002 Breathe -  Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NYC
2001 Seven Swans (in collaboration with Erika deVries) - Queens Theater in the Park, 
  Queens, NY
2000 Wanderlust - Mobius, Boston, MA
1999 Surface Tension - Artemesia, Chicago, IL


Group Exhibitions

2020 Give Me Space - International Print Center, NYC
2019 20th Anniversary Show - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NYC
  The Bullfrog Biennial - Goldwell Open Air Museum, Las Vegas, NV
  Visiting Death - Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY
2018 Site: Brooklyn - Hand Pulled Prints, Brooklyn, NY
  Spring Break Show - 4 Times Square, NYC
  Open Door - The Clemente, NYC
2017 Fear Returns - Plaxall Gallery, Queens, NY
2016 New Prints Summer - International Print Center, NYC
2014 Nocturnal Labyrinth -  Miyako Yoshinaga, NYC
2013 Birmingham Printmakers - Birmingham Art Museum & Gallery, UK
2009 New Prints Summer - Portraits, International Print Center, NYC
  Serigraphy - Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium 
  Pratt Prints - Gravura Brasiliera, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  Unconditionally Sparky: A Tribute - Envoy Enterprises, NYC
2008 Speak Out! - 516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM
  L.A. vs. War - The Firehouse, Los Angeles, CA
  New Prints/Summer 2008 - International Print Center, NYC
  Mayday Political Print and Poster Show - Kismet, Troy, NY
  The Sparky Show - Schroeder Romero, NYC
2007 Paper Politics - Crossman Gallery, Whitewater, WI
  Yo! What Happened to Peace? - Lava, Stockholm, Sweden
2006 A Distant Mirror - Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery
  A Usable Past - Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC
  Paper Politics Brooklyn - 5 + 5 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  Actions III - Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
2005 Dark Nature Part II - Chashama, NYC
  Printmakers Collaborative 1989-2004 - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
   Actions - Five Myles, Brooklyn, NY
  Dissent: Political Voices - SPACES, Cleveland, OH 
  New Prints/Spring 2005 - International Print Center, NYC
  America vs America - Gallery Klink Og Bank, Reykjavik, Iceland 
  Image Acts - Office Ops, Brooklyn, NY 
  Paper Politics - Seattle Print Arts, Seattle, WA 
 2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn - Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
  American Visions and Revision - Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria 
  Scapes: A binocular experience - Berlin Kunst Projekt, Berlin, Germany 
  Pressed and Pulled - Studio 6 Gallery, Queens, NY
  Roads and Pastimes - Buzzer 30, Queens, NY
  This is for Real: War and the Contemporary Audience - SAC Gallery, Stonybrook, NY
  Yo! What Happened to Peace? - Punch Gallery. San Francisco, CA
2003 En Plein Video - En Plein Air, Torino, Italy
  Art During Wartime - IT IN Space, NYC
  Art Against War - 450 Broadway, NYC
  Decade - Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY
2002 The Blame Show (with Artists Network of Refuse & Resist!) - White Box, NYC
  Phalanges - 450 Broadway, NYC
  New Prints/Summer 2002 - International Print Center, NYC
  National Drawing. Purchase award. College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
2001 Bright Ideas - New York Design Center, NYC
  Our Grief Is Not A Cry For War, performance - Union Square & Times Square, NYC
  August Art - Raw Space, NYC
  New Photography - Area @ Feed, Brooklyn, NY
  New Prints/2001 - International Print Center, NYC
2000 Multiplicity in Time and Space - Ampersand Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  Postcards From the Edge - Andrew Kreps Gallery, NYC
  New Prints/2000 - International Print Center, NYX
  Chicago Printmakers Collaborative: A Decade of Printmaking - Belloc Lowndes Fine Art, Chicago, IL
1999 Messages - Goethe Institute, NYC
  Hi/lo film festival, San Francisco, CA
  Secondary Spaces - Noyes Cultural Center, Evanston, IL
1998 Self Portrait (Artist Postcards) - Dieu Donne Papermill, NYC
  The Human Habit - William King Regional Arts Center, Abington, VA
  Housebuilding/Homemaking (colloaboration with Andrew Fearnside) - Mobius, Boston, MA
  Those who do, teach - Marwen Foundation, Chicago, IL
1997 Small Print - Workshop Print Gallery, Chicago, IL
  of nothing in particular, and everything. (Master's Thesis) - School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
  Past, Present, Post - Columbia College Center For Book and Paper, Chicago, IL
1994 Prints Using Photographic Processes (Anne Karsten and Marc Lepson) - Workshop Print Gallery, Chicago, IL
1993 Artists Book Works, A Decade in Illionois - Illinois Art Gallery, Chicago, IL
  Art at the Plaza - Prudential Plaza, Chicago, IL
1990 Nothing New Under the Sun - Gallery 313, Albany, NY



2017    Studio Residency, Chashama, NYC
2015    Poppiano, Tuscany, Italy
2006    Artist in Residence, Frans Masereel Centrum, Kasterlee, Belgium
2003    Resident Artist, Blossom program, Kent State University
2002    Visiting Artist, Syracuse University, Printmaking Dept.
2000    Fellowship Recipient, Rotunda Gallery / BCAT, Brooklyn, NY
1999    Visiting Artist, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
1998/99    Artist in Residence, Henry Street Settlement, NYC
1997    Visiting Artist, Evanston Arts Center, Evanston, IL



2004 Grant recipient, Puffin Foundation
2001 Grant recipient, Polloack-Krasner Foundation


Curatorial Projects

2021 Fermata 3x3, Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery, NYC
2004 Watch What We Say, Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, NY
2004 American Archetypes - Visual AIDS Web Gallery
2003 Art During Wartime - IT IN Space, NYC