Biography Daniel Marks

EDUCATION
1986-1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Columbia College, Columbia, Missouri: Dual Major Painting and Drawing

AWARDS
-First Place (2013): Iowa State Fair, Adult Fine Art Competition, Acrylic/Tempera Category 
-Best In Show 'Community Of Artists', Ames Iowa (2011)
-Honorable Mention (2007) Ames Art Festival, Ames Iowa
-People’s Choice Award (2000, 1998, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991); Honorable 
 Mention (1999, 1995, 1994); Second Place (2000, 1990), Third Place (1998),
 First Place (1991): Professional Painting, Professional Mixed Media,
 Sculpture categories, Boone County Bank Show, Columbia Missouri.
-Special Recognition, Arts Resources Council, 1991 Columbia Arts Award, 
 Columbia Missouri

SELECTED EXHIBITS
-Cafe Diem, Ames Iowa (2014)
-Sanford Museum, Solo Exhibit, Cherokee Iowa (2014)
​-Octagon Center For The Arts, 'Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood' Exhibit, Ames Iowa (2012, 2013, 
  2014)
-The Chait Galleries Downtown, Iowa City (2013)
-Perlow-Stevens Gallery, Columbia Missouri (2013)
-Columbia College, Columbia Missouri, Larson Gallery (2012)
-Octagon Art Festival, Ames Iowa (2007, 2011, 2012, 2013)
-Iowa State Fair, Des Moines Iowa (2012, 2013)
-Art Walk, Ames Iowa (2012, 2013, 2014)
-Octagon Center For The Arts, Solo Exhibit, Ames Iowa (2011)
-Prairie Moon Winery, Ames Iowa (2011)
-Octagon Center For The Arts 'Community Of Artists (2011, 2013)
-Unitarian Fellowship, Ames Iowa (2009)
-Stomping Grounds, Ames Iowa (2009, 2013)
-Memorial Union, Ames Iowa, (2008)
-Coe's Florist, Ames Iowa (2007)
-Friedrich Realty, Ames Iowa (2007)
-Octagon Gallery, Ames Iowa (2006, 2008, 2011)
-Harvard University, Loeb House, Cambridge Massachusetts (2005)
-Village Wine and Cheese, Columbia Missouri (2001)
-Columbia College, Columbia Missouri (2000)
-Sub Shop Restaurant, Columbia Missouri (1999, 1993)
-University Hospital Art for Life, Columbia Missouri (1996)
-Columbia Art League, Columbia Missouri (1994, 1992, 1991)
-Cornerstone Café, Columbia Missouri (1991)
-Columbia College BFA Show, Columbia Missouri (1991)

COMMISSIONS
-Illustrations for ACE Gold Award winning article, Can critters and folklore forecast the weather? Mid 
  South Farmer, (1995)
-Wall Mural- 60’ x 15’; Ceiling Mural-60’x40’; Macher’s Swim School, Columbia, Missouri  
  (1991,1992)

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
-College for Seniors Presentation/ ‘Ames Artists at Work’ (2007)
-Illustration for the Octagon Art Festival (2007)
-Banners, Show Me State Games, Columbia, Missouri (1991)
-Donated five pieces and painted on-site, Festival of the Arts (Benefit  
 Auction for Arthritis Foundation), Columbia, Missouri (1990)







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