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Published on June 05, 2020

Mark McKee

Mark McKee

A Matter of a Few Degrees Triptych 2019 24 x 36in (variable) Mixed Mediums on Panels

“Each painting is an evolving and expanding process, and as such is a means of negotiating and engaging with the world. Seeing and memory are elements of that means. These elements fit into the structure of a greater realm of inquiry – one that both explores and marvels at those capacities, perceptions, conditions and events that identify us as thinking and experiencing entities.” - Mark McKee

Mark Gerard McKee is originally a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and his works focus upon perception as well as those experiences that define us as thinking, feeling entities. He has travelled and exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally and his works are in national, corporate and university collections.  McKee has served on the board of directors of several arts institutions, including the San Diego Art Institute and the Griffis Arts Center. He earned his Master’s in Fine Art from Lesley University College of Art and Design. McKee has also studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and has participated in that institution’s Master’s Artist Residency, as well as teaching residencies at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland. He presently teaches studio art at Eastern Connecticut State University, Rhode Island School of Design and Mitchell College. McKee lives and works in Southeastern Connecticut.