Robert Markey
P.O. Box 114, Ashfield, MA 01330
(413)628-0007
markeyrobert@yahoo.com


Solo Exhibitions
See the Beauty End the Violence, Imagine Gallery, Northampton MA, 2014
SAFE?, Holyoke Community College, Holyoke MA 2013,
SAFE?, Stoneleigh-Burnham School, Greenfieldfield MA 2013
SAFE?, Springfield College, Springfield MA 2012
Nudes, Oh My, Northampton MA, 2011
Climate Change?, Western New England College, Springfield MA, 2009
Robert Markey - New Paintings, NCA, Northampton MA, 2007
Impressions from Brazil, Thirty 9 Main, Brattleboro VT, 2005
Evolution of the Sphere, Thirty 9 Main, Brattleboro VT, 2004
God's Greatest Gifts: Fruit and Sex, Intimacies, Northampton MA, 2000
Robert Markey - Paintings and Sculpture, The Hart Gallery, Northampton MA, 1999
The Gods are Among Us, Ashuah-Irving Gallery, Boston MA, 1991
Tears of Love and Rage, Fauve Gallery, Amherst MA, 1990
Please Fondle the Idols, Skera Gallery, Northampton MA, 1989
In the Third World, They're Still Dying for our Sins, Amherst MA, 1988

Sculpture Installations
Greenfield Winter Carnival, Greenfield MA, 2013, 2014
Northampton Ice Festival, Northampton MA, 2014
Sculpturefest, Woodstock VT, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005
Art in the Park, Worcester MA, 2011
Art in the Orchard, Easthampton MA, 2011
Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge MA, 2008, 2005
Outdoor Sculpture 1993, Ward's Island NY, 1993

Performance/Installations
Miracle on Worthington Street, installation, STCC, Springfield MA, 2014
Deep, collaborative dance performance, Northampton MA, Providence RI, 2007
Time of Opening, performance, Franklin County Artspace, Greenfield MA, 1993
Children of the Earth, installation, Franklin County Artspace, Greenfield MA, 1993
Politics and Social Issues of Developing Countries, installation, Hartwick College, Oneonta NY, 1991
Preta, installation, Markem Corporation Gallery, Keene NH, 1989

Group Shows
Islam Contemporary, Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, Pittsfield, MA, 2013
Ambiguities & Allusions, Eagle Hill School, Hardwick MA, 2013
The Birth Exhibit, Springfield Pulse Artspace, Springfield MA, 2011
Sweet, NCA, Northampton MA, 2011
Angels and Devils, NCA, Northampton MA, 2010
Animals in Art, NCA, Northampton MA, 2009
Small Works North America, Greenwich CT, 2008, 2007
Conceptual Portraiture, Greentrees Gallery, Bernardston MA, 2007
After Hiroshima: Nuclear Imaginaries, group show, several venues in the UK, 2005
The Power of Creation, two-person show, Wings of Light, Shelburne Falls MA, 2004
Personal - Universal, two person show, Soprafina Gallery, Somerville MA, 2003
New Exhibitions, Battelle-Harding Gallery, Greenfield, MA, 2003
Robert Markey, Jozan Treston, two-person show, Gallery A3, Amherst, MA, 2003
before/after 911, Gallery A3, Amherst MA, 2003
Witness to Violence and Related Projects, The Artists Foundation @ The Distillery, Boston MA, 1997
Lines of Descent, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York NY, 1997
Reality Check, Ashuah-Irving Gallery, Boston MA, 1994
Behind Closed Doors, Artspace Gallery, Greenfield MA; The Canal Gallery, Holyoke MA, 1994
Berkshire Artists / Contrasts, Clark Whitney Gallery, Lenox MA, 1993
Views by Artists of the Columbus Quincentenial, parts, Minneapolis MN, 1992
Winter Group Show, Ashuah-Irving Gallery, Boston MA, 1990
Censorship and Provocation, Fauve Gallery, Amherst MA, 1990

Public Art
Urban Mosaic Intervention Chile 2014, Puento Alto, Chile, 2014
Community mosaic mural project in Digana and Weligama, Sri Lanka, 2012
Community mosaic mural projects in Pondicherry, India, 2012
Community mosaic mural project in Sihanoukville, Cambodia, 2011
Community mosaic mural projects in Salvador, Rio Verde, Campo Grande, Aquadauana and Corumbá, Brazil 2009, 2010, 2013
Art and Soles, Public art exhibition, Springfield MA, 2010
Climber and Birds, mosaic mural, Springfield MA, 2009
Dancers, mosaic mural, Springfield MA 2009, 2010
The Wall of Life, community mosaic mural project, Springfield MA, 2008
The Art of the Violin, public art exhibition, Pioneer Valley MA, 2003
Cavalcade of Cod, public art exhibition, Boston MA, 2000
Cow Parade NYC, public art exhibition, New York NY, 2000
Witness to Violence, collaborative public art/performance, presented in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Minneapolis and Houston, 1995
Artists Need to be Paid Too, billboard, Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta GA, 1994
Super Bowl Scoreboard, performance, Grand Central Station, New York NY, 1993, 1994, 1996

Corporate and NGO Collections
Sapicua, Aquidauana, Brazil
Home of Hope, Digana, Sri Lanka
M'Lop Tapang, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Policia Militar, Battalhão Sexta, Corumbá, MS, Brazil
Policia Militar Ambiental, Aquidauana, MS, Brazil
Western New England College, Springfield MA
AEC-TEA, Capim Grosso, Bahia, Brazil
Belding Memorial Library, Ashfield MA
Casa do Menor, Capim Grosso, Bahia, Brazil
Data-Mail, Inc., Newington CT
Double Edge Theater, Ashfield MA
Harriet Tubman Center, Minneapolis MN
Peace at Home, Jamaica Plain MA
Schooner Capital LLC, Boston MA

Videos
See the Beauty End the Violence, created by Robert Markey, 2014
The Sewer Grate, written, produced and directed. Released Nov. 2001
Imagine, produced and directed. Released January 1999
From Brutality to Hope, documentary, produced and directed. Premiered on PBS, March 1997


Books
10 Days in India, written and illustrated by Robert Markey, published 2013
Elephants, Aardvarks and Me, illustrated by Robert Markey, published 2012
LEGAL! (COOL!): Making Mosaics with Kids in Brazil, by Robert Markey and Julie Orfirer, bilingual book published in 2011


Selected Bibliography and Videography
Atualidades, Globo National TV, Brazil , October 2009
Lisa Lynch, Robert Markey: New Paintings, Art New England, June/July 2007
Thomas Craughwell, Cow Parade New York, Workman Publishing, Inc., 2000
McBride, James, War, Battering, and other Sports: the Gulf between American Men and Women, Atlantic Highlands: Humanities Press International, Inc., 1995
Jack Becker, And Other Words of Wisdom, Public Art Review Volume 6 Number 2 1995
Lisa Rafter, Witness to Violence: Giving a Face to Women Who Have Survived Battering, Labyrinth, Volume 13 Number 5 (October 1995): 1,12
George McCollough and Maria Elaina Mongelli, Criminal Justice Today: Witness to Violence, DUTV cable 54, Philadelphia, September 1995
Johnnie Braxton, Visions, WPVI tv 6, Philadelphia, November 1995


Education
M.S., Computer Science, University of Massachusetts 1982
B.S., Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1969


Represented by
Elaine Beckwith Gallery, Jamaica VT




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