SaraNoa Mark (b. 1991) pursues a drawing practice that reflects a desire to evidence the constant and invisible activity of time.
Mark’s work has been supported by a Fulbright art research award in Turkey. They have received grants from The John Anson Kittredge Fund and a SPARK grant. In 2019 SaraNoa was a BOLT resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition and was named a Visual Arts Fellow by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation. Upon graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts SaraNoa was awarded a European travel scholarship. They have held residencies at the Montello Foundation, Jackman Goldwasser Residency at the Hyde Park Art Center, The Lois and Charles X. Carlson Painting Residency, Sedona Summer Colony, Art Kibbutz.
Recent exhibitions of their work have taken place at EXPO Chicago; Davis & Langdale Company, New York, NY; Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, IL; Monaco, St. Louis, MO; Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL; Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC among others. She is a co-director at the 4th Ward Project Space in Chicago.