Mark E. Anderson

Ringling College of Art and Design

2700 Tamiami Trail North

Sarasota, Florida 34234

Telephone: (941-284-9742


1987-Present     INSTRUCTOR: Ringling College of Art and Design,                            Sarasota, Florida. Fine Arts Department


2001, 2003-        INTERIM CHAIR:  Fine Arts Department, Ringling College 

2009                    of Art and Design

1987                   SCULPTOR/LECTURER:  University of Nevada/Reno,                                   sabbatical replacement position teaching all sculpture                                      courses and establishing a foundry.   


1984-85              INSTRUCTOR: Graduate teaching assistant position
                           teaching beginning sculpture at the University of

                           South Dakota, Vermillion, S.D.


1982-85              BRONZE CASTER: Graduate position involving supervision                            of all casting both professional and student, done at the                                  University of South Dakota.  Responsible for the casting of                               40 Oscar Howe reliefs.



1985                   MFA degree/sculpture, University of South Dakota,                                          Vermillion, South Dakota.

1979                   BFA degree/painting, University of South Dakota,  

                            Vermillion, South Dakota.


2010                   Faculty Development Grant, Pilchuck Glass School                            Stanford, Washington

                           course in kiln fusing glass.

2006                   Visiting Artist,  CAC program Aix-en-Provence, France. 

                           Maryland Institute of Art, sponsored by Ken Tisa.

1997                   Sabbatical Leave, Ringling School of Art and Design

1994                   Faculty Development Grant, International Sculpture 

                           Conference, San Francisco, California.

1992                   Faculty Development Grant, International Sculpture

                           Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1988                   Artist in Residence,  Arts and Industry Program, Kohler

                           Company and Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisc. 

                           Completed 21 large iron

                           and brass pieces during the May-June program.

1987                   Individual Artist Fellowship Grant,  South Dakota Arts  


1987                  Visiting Artist: University of California/Davis.  Guest of                                     Manuel Neri, slide lectures to his graduate students.