Mark Sloan

sp11-WEB-Mark-Sloan-150Mark Sloan is an artist, curator, and author who has been directing the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art since 1994. He is an Associate Professor of Arts Management at the College of Charleston and an amateur antipodist or foot juggler.

Sloan received his bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Richmond and a master's degree in photography from Virginia Commonwealth University. He has authored/co-authored multiple books including co-authoring with Nancy Pick Rarest of the Rare: Stunning Specimens at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

Sloan has directed two national non-profit artists' organizations: The Light Factory in Charlotte, NC (1985-86) and the San Francisco Camerawork in California (Associate Director, 1986-89). He has also directed two university art galleries: Roland Gibson Gallery of the State University of New York, Potsdam (1992-94) and the William Halsey Gallery at the College of Charleston (1994- present).

As an artist, Sloan’s works have been shown in exhibitions at the Grand Palais in Paris, France, Boston University, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston Salem, NC, the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, VA, and the High Museum in Atlanta. His work is in the permanent collections of the High Museum of Art, the Chrysler Museum, and the Maison Municipale in La Rochelle, France, among others.


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