SaraNoa Mark (b. 1991) pursues a drawing practice that reflects a desire to evidence the constant and invisible activity of time. Upon graduating from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2015 SaraNoa was awarded a European travel scholarship. Mark’s work has been supported by grants from The John Anson Kittredge Fund and by a SPARK Microgrant. She has held residencies at The Lois and Charles X. Carlson Painting Residency, the Sedona Summer Colony, Art Kibbutz, Montello Foundation, Hyde Park Art Center, and was a BOLT resident at the Chicago Artists Coalition in 2018-2019. In 2019 SaraNoa was named a Visual Arts Fellow by the Luminarts Cultural Foundation. She is also a Director at the 4th Ward Project Space in Chicago. Recent exhibitions of her work have taken place at Goldfinch Gallery, Chicago, IL; Monaco,St. Louis, MO; Chicago Artists Coalition, Chicago, IL; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; Davis & Langdale Company, New York, NY; Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY; Smithsonian Institution’s S. Dillon Ripley Center, Washington, DC among others. In 2019-2020 SaraNoa will pursue an arts-research Fulbright in Turkey.