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educator , muralist , painter

Mark Edward Elder, American painter, muralist, educator. Recipient 2nd prize Art Zone, Denver, 1993, Art Experience '93 national exhibition, Cape Girardeau, 1993. Volunteer CRIS Radio, Chicago; founder, commissioner Cape Area School Soccer League, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 1980-1981. Fellow College Art Association, Christians in Visual Arts.

Background

Elder, Mark Edward was born on October 6, 1953 in Quanitco, Virginia, United States. Son of Thomas Gilmore and Stella Mae (Moore) Elder.

Education

Bachelor of Science, DePaul University, Chicago, 1979. Master of Arts, Fontebonne College, St. Louis, 1991. Master of Fine Arts, University Denver, 1994.

Career

Teacher physical education, St. Vincent DePaul Graduate School, Cape Giradeau, Missouri, 1979-1981;teacher, coach, St. Louis Prep South, 1981-1989;teacher, head art department, St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, 1991-1994;art director, St. Thomas Seminary, Denver, 1991-1994;instructor art, DePaul University, Chicago, since 1994. Committee member Sculpture Commission, DePaul University, Chicago, 1994-1995, Logo Commission, since 1997. Director Centennial Mural Project, DePaul University, Chicago.

Coordinator Art Center.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Illustrator: (video) How the West Was Lost, 1994, (books) Scene and Unseen, 1992, 93 (honorable mention 1993), Vincent DePaul and Charity, 1993, Trail of Tears Across Missouri, 1996, The Best of Acrylic Painting, 1996.

Membership

Volunteer CRIS Radio, Chicago. Founder, commissioner Cape Area School Soccer League, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, 1980-1981. Fellow College Art Association, Christians in Visual Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: working out, golf, listening to music and shows.

Connections

father:
Thomas Gilmore Elder

mother:
Stella Mae (Moore) Elder