Mark has worked as an illustrator, fine artist and art educator for over 35 years. The artist has won major awards, and is a juried member of the Salmagundi Club and the American Artist Professional League in NYC. He is represented by the Niantic Bay Gallery in Niantic, CT and the Salmagundi Club, NYC.

 

SELECTED AWARDS

2021

New York Center For Photographic Art, (nyc4pa) ,"Got the Shot. Now, Get Creative" International Competition, Grand Prize

Salmagundi Club, “Sylvia Maria Glesmann Member’s Floral Exhibition”, NYC: 2nd Prize

Salmagundi Club, “Historic Black and White Member’s Show”, NYC: Certificate of Merit

New York Center For Photographic Art, (nyc4pa) ,"Got the Shot. Now, Get Creative", Second Place

Milford Arts Council, Still Life Exhibition, Milford, CT: First Place Award

2020

Photographic Society of America National Exhibition: Best In Show, CT Association of Photographers, “TOPS Statewide Photography Competition”: Best Creative Award

2019

Salmagundi Club NYC “Historic Black and White Members' Exhibition”: Salmagundi Club Award

 

2018

Mystic Museum of Art. “Photo Show 40” :  2nd Prize  Manipulated Photography

The Voice of Art Gallery: Best in Show Award

 

2016

Salmagundi Club, NYC, “Photography and Graphics Competition” : The Antony Almeida Award for Photography

Elected Member of the Salmagundi Club, NYC

 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED SOLO/ GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

Salmagundi Club, Sylvia Maria Glesmann Member’s Floral Exhibition, NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Historic Black and White Member’s Show”, NYC

Niantic Bay Gallery, “Grand Opening Reception, Niantic, CT

Kehler Liddell Gallery, “Our DNA”, New Haven, CT

CT Academy of Fine Art, “Transitions”

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “Images Statewide Exhibition, Lyme Academy, CT

Cultural Alliance of Western CT, "Global Gardens", 2021

New York Center For Photographic Art, (nyc4pa) ,"Got the Shot. Now, Get Creative", NYC

Milford Arts Council, "Still Life Exhibition", Milford, CT

 

 

2020

LoosenArt International Still Life Competition, “Alternate Exposures” Rome, Italy

Salmagundi Club “National Photography Exhibit”, NYC

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

Salmagundi Club, “Figure Show” ,NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Members’ Exhibition”, NYC

Salmagundi Club, Sylvia Maria Glesmann Member’s Floral Exhibition, NYC

Kehler Liddell Gallery, “20/20” ,New Haven, CT

Photographic Society of America, “National Juried Competition”

 

 

2019

Agora Gallery, NYC, “The Chelsea International Photography Exhibit”, NYC

Jadite Gallery, “New York Center For Photographic Arts International Exhibit", NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Members’ Exhibition”, NYC

Kehler Liddell Gallery, “20/20 Regional Exhibition”, New Haven, CT

Mystic Art Association, Mystic, CT

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

Kehler Liddell Gallery, “I Am”, New Haven, CT

 

 

2018

New Britain Museum of American Art, “Looking For America”, New Britain, CT

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

Salmagundi Club, “Members’ Exhibition”, NYC

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

 

 

2017

American Artists Professional League, “Grand National Exhibition”, NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Historic Black and White Member’s Exhibition, NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Still Life Member’s Show”, NYC

Salmagundi Club, “Member’s Show”, NYC

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

 

 

 

 

2016

Salmagundi Club, Annual Open Photography Juried Exhibit, NYC

Shoreline Arts Alliance, “IMAGES Statewide Exhibition”, Guilford, CT

 

2015

American Artist Professional League, “Grand National Exhibition”, NYC

CT Watercolor Society, “Statewide Juried Exhibition Member”, John Slade Ely House, New Haven, CT

Madison Art Society, Madison, CT

New Haven Paint and Clay Club, New Haven, CT

Hamden Art League Hamden, CT

Long Wharf Maritime Center, “The Art of Mark Battista”, New Haven, CT

 

1985-2014

 

Yale University, Sprague Hall 1989-1991. Collaboration with Composer / Pianist Arthur Bellucci integrating original musical compositions inspired by  the paintings of Mark Battista. New Haven, CT

Electronic Gallery, Boston, MA

The Robert Wilson Gallery, “Gallery Artist” Nantucket, MA

The Carriage House Gallery, Gallery Artist” Guilford, CT

Ding Darling Center, “Paintings by Mark Battista, ”Sanibel Island , FL

Brush and Palette Club, New Haven, CT

New Haven Paint and Clay Club, First Prize, New Haven, CT

CT Watercolor Society, New Haven, CT

Promenade Gallery, Hartford, CT

Milford Arts Center, Milford, CT

Firehouse Gallery, Multiple top prizes/ Best in Show, Milford, CT

Mount Carmel Art Association, Annual Exhibition, First Prize

Paier College of Art, Outstanding Illustration Major Award, New Haven, CT

IMG_0045_1-1 Mark Battista Headshot B&W

Mark Battista is a nationally recognized painter and fine art photographer specializing in still life and portrait imagery. Mark graduated from Paier College of Art with a B.F.A.
Upon graduation, he was awarded "The Outstanding Illustration Major Award" and received recognition for graduating summa cum laude. At Paier, he studied under renowned artists, such as Ken Davies, Robert Zappalorti, Rudolph Zallinger and John Massimino. He received a M.S. degree in Art Education from Southern CT State University.