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Mark Steven Greenfield

Mark Steven Greenfield, American art gallery director, artist. Recipient Crystal award, Los Angeles Artcore, 2006; scholar, House Seagrams, 1986-1987; visiting scholar, Jean Paul Getty Museum, 2001-2002; Artist Residency fellow, Project Row Houses, Houston, 1996.


  • Greenfield, Mark Steven was born on May 24, 1951 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Russell Eugene Greenfield and Mary Geraldine Delgado.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, California State University, Long Beach, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, California State University, Los Angeles, 1987.


    • Instructor Rosey Grier's Giant Step, El Segundo, California, 1976—1980. Grapic designer Los Angeles Police Department, 1980—1993. Director Watts Towers Simon Rodia, 1993—2002, Harbor Art Centers, Los Angeles, 2002—2004.

      Executive director Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, since 2004. Faculty Los Angeles City College, since 1997. Member cultural tourism advisory committee Cultural Affairs Department, Los Angeles, 1995, member Disney hall advisory committee, 2002, member Cornfield state park advisory committee, 2002—2003.

      Head United States delegate Banlieues du Monde Cultural Festival, Paris, 1996—1997.


    • One-man shows include Post Minstrel, Blackatcha, Iconography.


    Board directors Korean American Museum, Los Angeles, 1997—2002. Member of Los Angeles Art Association (board directors 1995—2004, president 2002-2004), California African American Genealogical Society 1992-1994, Barnsdall Art Park Foundation (associate).


    • father: Russell Eugene Greenfield
    • mother: Mary Geraldine Delgado
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    Born March 24, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1973
      California State University
    • 1987
      California State University
    • 1976 - 1980
      Instructor, Rosey Grier's Giant Step
      El Segundo, California, United States
    • 1980 - 1993
      grapic designer, Los Angeles Police Department
    • 1993 - 2002
      director, Watts Towers Simon Rodia
    • 1997
      faculty Los Angeles City College
    • 2002 - 2004
      director, Watts Towers Simon Rodia
    • 2004
      executive, director Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery