SHORT BIO:

Mark Alan Francis is Professor of Photography and Photography Program Coordinator at the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts on the Pensacola State Collage campus. Francis’ work is exhibited nationally in solo shows and juried exhibitions for 22 years. His work primarily portrays Southern issues, from landscapes and environmental portraits to his recent focus on eclectic festivals.


ON EXHIBIT


* “Rituals”, Dairy Arts Center, Hand-Rudy Gallery,  6/23/17 - 7/30/17

Boulder, CO



UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS:

* “Rituals”, Robert T. Wright Gallery of Art, (solo show) 5/2018 – 8/2018

Grayslake, IL



PAST EXHIBITIONS:



* “Rituals”, Hardee Center for the Arts, NFCC, (solo show) 9/2016

Madison, FL


* “Photo Mural Project”, King Co. Metro/Photo Center NW, 2016

Seattle, WA


* “Connect”, Woody Gaddis Photo Arts Gallery, UCO, Dept. of Mass Communication, 8/2016

 Edmond, OK


* “America's Parks: A Centennial Celebration”, Sangre de Cristo Arts &

Conference Center, 6/2016 - 8/2016, Pueblo, CO


* “Art of Adoption”, Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, PSC, 8/2014 – 9/2014 

Pensacola, FL


* “The Perimeter of the World”, Rayko Photo Center, 8/2014 – 9/2014

San Francisco, CA


* “Moving Past The Camera”, Texas Photographic Society, 2014

Johnson City, TX


* “Photo Mural Project”, King Co. Metro/Photo Center NW, 2014 -2015

Seattle, WA


* “Shoot & Tell”, (cell phone photography) Stone Crop Gallery, 5/2014 – 8/2014

York, ME


* “Spirit of Flight Photography Exhibition”, The Museum of Flight, 6/2014 – 12/2014

Seattle, WA


* “Rituals”, Orange Coast College Photography Gallery, (solo show) 4/2014 – 5/2014

Costa Mesa, CA


* “Rituals”, Valdosta State University, Fine Arts Gallery, (solo show) 2/2014 – 3/2014

Valdosta, GA


* “Rituals”, Abbeville Cultural & Historical Alliance Center, (solo show) 10/2013 – 12/2013

Abbeville, LA


* “Multiples”, Pensacola Museum of Art, (solo show) 9/2013 – 10/2013

Pensacola, FL


* “Rituals”, Old Alabama Town, History Museum, (solo show) 8/2013 – 9/2013

Montgomery, AL


* “Rituals”, Eastern Shore Art Center, (solo show) 7/2013

Fairhope, AL


* “Rituals”, University Of Mississippi, Center for the Study of Southern Culture, (solo show)

4/2013 –6/2013 Oxford, MS


* “Valdosta National 2013” Valdosta State University, Fine Arts Gallery, 1/2013 – 2/2013

Valdosta, GA


* “Rituals”, Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, Pensacola State College, (solo show) 8/2012 – 10/2012 Pensacola, FL


* Beyond Pixeltorialism: “Digital Imaging in the 21st Century”, College of Lake County

2/2010 – 4/2010, Grayslake, IL


* “Above Ground Level”, Minnesota State University, (solo show) 04/2009

Moorhead, MN


* Cinco Banderas Juried Show, Artel Gallery 10/2004 - 12/2004

Pensacola, FL


* “Us, Featuring the PJC Art Faculty”, The Steamboat House Gallery,

7/2003, Pensacola, FL


* "Visible Spectrum", A Selection of Florida A&M Photographers,

22nd Floor Capitol Gallery, 1/24/2002 - 2/11/2002, Tallahassee, FL


* “Sex and Nature”, Invitational, Featuring Mark Alan Francis, Mariposa

Gallery, (solo show) 6/22/2001 - 7/28/2001, Pensacola, FL


* “Go Figure”, The figurative work of Mark Alan Francis & Scott Mueller, Cultural Center

7/02/2001 - 7/28/2001, Pensacola, FL


* "Red Hot Art", Invitational/Juried group exhibition, Red Gallery

2/14/2001 - 5/28/2001, Savannah, GA


* “Vista Cruise”, WUWF, Gallery 88 - University of West Florida (solo show)

7/2000 - 8/2000, Pensacola, FL


* “A Couple Favorites”, Right Angles Gallery (solo show)

11/1999 - 12/1999, Pensacola, FL


* "If It Ain’t Baroque, Don’t Fix It", Right Angles Gallery (Juried Show)

8/1999, Pensacola, FL


* Capitol Complex Exhibition, Supreme Court Building (solo show) 11/1998 - 1/1999

Tallahassee, FL


* "Pensacola Today", A Collaborative Photo Essay, Pensacola Museum of Art,

10/1998 - 1/1999, Pensacola, FL


* Tricentennial, A Photo Essay, A Collaborative Photo Essay, PJC Art Gallery,

10/1998 - 11/1998, Pensacola, FL


* "Laying Hands: Expressions of Religion", Artel Gallery, 8/1998 - 12/1998

Pensacola, FL


* Pensacola Museum of Art (Annual Members Show 1998)

Pensacola, FL


* PMA 100 Mile Radius Juried Art Show 4/1997 - 5/1997

Pensacola, FL


* "Cinco Banderas Juried Show", Artel Gallery 10/1996 - 11/1996

Pensacola, FL


* 1996 Juried 35th Bay Annual, Visual Art Center of NW FL 8/1996 - 10/1996

Panama City, FL


* 1996 Juried Wiregrass Biennial Art Competition 1/1996 - 2/1996

Dothan, AL


* “Left Handed”, Mobile Townhouse Gallery (solo show) 9/1995

Mobile, AL


* “Left Handed”, Savannah College of Art & Design (solo show) 4/1995 

Savannah, GA


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