Born 1970 Victoria B.C.
Lives and works in Victoria


Website: http://marklaver.blogspot.com/
Email: marklaver@telus.net
Phone: 250-383-0552
Mail: 955 Maddison St., Victoria B.C. V8S 4C6


Education


2001 B.A. Double Major, History in Art/ Philosophy, Distinction, University of Victoria
1991 BC Associate of Arts Diploma in Visual Arts, Camosun College, Victoria B.C.


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013 'RE:MOVED' (two person show) Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay B.C.
2012 'MARK LAVER: In a Flash', Winchester Galleries Modern, Victoria B.C.
2012 'MARK LAVER: Shining Examples', Legacy Art Gallery, Victoria B.C.
2011 'RURAL DISASTERS', Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton B.C.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012 Collectors Choice, Winchester Galleries Modern, Victoria B.C.
2006 Three Person Show, Out of Joint, PAU Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario
2006 Two Person Show, Night Paintings, Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria B.C.
2004 Trackside Art Gallery Exhibition, Maltwood Gallery, University of Victoria
2004 Two Person Show, bottle.sculpture.flesh.painting Xchanges Gallery, Victoria B.C.

Bibliography

Amos, Robert. (2012, March 17) Laver Acquainted with the Night. The Victoria Times Colonist, p. C5.
Chrumka, Jennifer. (2012, Spring) Profile: Mark Laver. TORCH: The University of Victoria Alumni Magazine,Volume 33, Number 1. p. 40
Ingram-Chadwick, David. (2102, March 21) New Exhibit Shows Rural Horror, Highway Beauty. Nexus Newspaper p. 8.
Shaw Television. (2012, May 22) Rural Disasters. video
Woodrell, Daniel. (2012, April 24) The Death of Sweet Mister. Rural Disaster painting used on cover. Little, Brown and Co. New York, NY
Woodrell, Daniel. (2012, April 24)  Tomato Red. Rural Disaster painting used on cover. Little, Brown and Co. New York, NY  


Collections

The University of Victoria (Michael Williams bequest), Victoria B.C.
Comox Valley Regional District, Courtenay B.C.
Rock Solid Foundation, Victoria B.C.
The Magnolia Hotel, Victoria B.C.
Private Collections in Canada, The United States, Australia and Europe