Curriculum Vitae


Oct.21-Nov.26, 2022, two-person exhibition,

Selected Solo Exhibitions

July 9-Aug. 28, 2021, Game Plan, NORBERG HALL, Calgary

June 19-July24, 2021, Mark Dicey, Confluence, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario

May/June, 2020 MARK DICEY, Rhythm Section, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary

July 4th-27th, 2019 MARK DICEY, PAINTINGS, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario

Apr.17-May18, 2018 Each Painted Document – Selections, Nickle Galleries, UofC

Feb.9-Mar.10, 2018 Mark Dicey: paperwork, Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary

Jan.26-Apr.7, 2018 Each Painted Document, Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (Catalogue)

Apr.21-Jun.3, 2017 Traffic Jarvis Hall Gallery, Calgary

Oct.30-Nov.29, 2014 forming Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary

Feb.8-Mar.1, 2014 notations Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary

Feb.7-Mar.12, 2013 Signal/Drift Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Calgary

Sept. 15-Oct.29, 2011 River Tour Jarvis Hall Fine Art

March 27-Apr. 21, 2010 Directions of Thought Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

March 7 and 8th, 2008 Chair Painting  Carpet ‘n’ Toast Gallery, Calgary Shelley Ouellet, curator/administrator

Feb. 23 – March 22, 2008 Resonant Voyage Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

May 28 – June 25, 2005 Pulsation/Nod Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

Jan. 11 – Feb. 1, 2003 MARK DICEY: RECENT WORKS, paintings and drawings Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

Jan. 5-27, 2001 dr(aw)ummingsequence*2001*, mixed media installation, performance and sound exhibition. M.D. collaborating with numerous invited local artists. STRIDE Gallery, Calgary

Oct. 9 -30, 1999  MARK DICEY: RECENT WORKS, paintings/drawings/assemblage, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

Feb.1-Mar.31,1992 JUMP, installation, Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts +15 display window, Calgary

Jan.11-Feb.1,1992 AID CUP SERIES, paintings/drawings, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary

Oct.29,’89-Jan.6,1990  Mark Dicey Recent Work, Divino Café/Gallery, Calgary (organized by P.K.F.A.)

Feb.4-25. 1989  MARK DICEY: RECENT WORK, paintings/drawings/assemblage, Paul Kuhn Fine Arts, Calgary

Jan.19-Feb.15, 1989 Site, installation, Alberta College of Art Main Mall, Calgary (selected by Ron Moppett, Director, The Illingworth Kerr Gallery)

Jan 7-18,1986 MARK DICEY: RECENT WORK, Paintings/drawings/assemblage, Exposure Series, Off Centre Centre, Calgary

May 5-26, 1984  Ark of the Body, installation, Off Centre Centre, Calgary


Selected Group Exhibitions

April 28 to June 10, 2023, DRUNKEN PAW not keeping sweet since 2009, Tilted Brick Gallery, Creston, BC. Mark Dicey, Leslie Sweder, Janet Turner and Drunken Paw

Jan. 8-29, 2022, Chroma IV, group exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario

May 28 – June 26, 2021, Group Exhibition, NORBERG HALL

Sept.18 – Oct.9, 2020, Anniversary Exhibition/10 years Later, Jarvis Hall Gallery

Jan.14-Feb.1, 2020, Chroma II, group exhibition, Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario

July 26-Aug. 31, 2019, together but apart/summer group exhibition, Jarvis Hall Gallery

May 25-Aug.10, 2018, Land-People-Movement: Selections from the Collections of Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary (Nickle Galleries) Christine Sowiak, curator

Sept.22 – Nov.4, 2017 The Story So Far, Exhibition of Artists’ Books, SNAP Gallery, Edmonton, AB (Society of Northern Alberta Print Artists) curated by Sara Norquay

May 16-18, 2017 Mountain Dew – Group Show, Banff Centre Project Space, BAiR residency

Feb. 3-25, 2017 What’s Next/Group Show, Jarvis Hall Gallery (Arseneault, Dicey, Foxcroft, Los-Jones, MacFarlane, McCarroll, Murray, Rodgers, Santos, Tiggelers, Whiting, Will)

Sept. 2015 sought, Jarvis Hall Fine Art (Arseneault, Beal, Dicey, Dzama, Glabush, Kiss, Los-Jones, Murray, Santos, Somerville, Tetz, Tiggelers, Will)

April 23, 24 and 25th, 2015 – Never Say Die!, New Edward Gallery, Calgary

Dec. 4, 2014 – Jan. 15, 2015 – ADORNED, Jarvis Hall Fine Art, Gallery artist exhibition

Sept.20 – Dec. 14, 2014 – MADE IN CALGARY: THE 2000’s, Glenbow Museum and Nickle Galleries, University of Calgary – Curated by Katherine Ylitalo

July 18-Sept.1, 2014 – A Show About Nothing, Affinity Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Collaboration participants and invited artists. Emma Collaboration, 2014

September 7 – January 5, 2013 – MADE IN CALGARY: THE 1980s, Glenbow Museum, Calgary – Curated by Jeffrey Spalding

July 18 – August 30, 2013 – +1, Jarvis Hall Fine Art

March 22, 2013-May 4, 2013 – Made In Alberta: Part IV, The Art Gallery of Calgary

Dec.15, 2012-Jan.5, 2013 Gathering – new works by gallery artists, Jarvis Hall Fine Art

July, Aug. 2011 Summer Exhibition Jarvis Hall Fine Art

Oct. 21 – Nov. 20, 2010 Abstraction on The Edge, group exhibition, Edge Gallery, Canmore, Alberta

July/Aug. 2010  Artifact, Saskatchewan craft Council Gallery, Saskatoon. Works by Emma 2010 International Collaboration participants

August, 2010 Summer’s Edge II, Group exhibition, Edge Gallery, Canmore, Alberta.

March 21, 2010 DioramaRama Sugar Shack Winter Art Salon, Calgary

Dec., 2009 – Jan. 3, 2010 Compass Encompass –  Winter group exhibition – Louise Gains International Art Gallery, Monmouthshire, UK

January 29 – May 9, 2010  Arthouse Sketchbook exhibition, Atlanta, GA, USA – touring (6 stops – 5 States) – sketchbooks will remain in library at end of tour. MD completed a sketchbook sent by Arthouse and submitted.

August, 2009 Summers Edge, Group exhibition, Edge Gallery, Canmore, Alberta.

Sept. 30 – Oct. 3, 2009 SPAWN – fundraiser exhibition for Elephant Artist Relief, Arrata Opera Centre, Calgary

July 18, 2009 FRESH Paint– group touring exhibition organized by curator Les Pinter ASA/AFA. Edge Gallery, Canmore

Sept. 2009 – Aug. 2010, FRESH Paint – group touring exhibition

Sept. 17, 2009 Frenzy – group exhibition/charity auction on the theme of Alfred Hitchcock films – organized Bird Dog Video, Calgary

Aug, 2008 – July, 2009 Altagraphic – group touring exhibition organized by curator Les Pinter ASA/AFA

Oct. 1 – Nov. 1, 2008 Nectar rendezvous – group exhibition, Nectar Desserts, Calgary MD, Lisa Brawn, Doug Haslam, Cat Schick, Leslie Sweder, Janet Turner

Sept. 27, 2008 Discord 6 – paintings/installation work exhibited during sound performance evening. Discord held at EMMEDIA, Calgary

Oct. 19 – Nov. 10, 2007 Harmony of Contrasts – group exhibition, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

Mar. 9 – Apr. 5, 2007 Exhibit: 3 X 3: René Pierre Allain, David Bolduc, Mark Dicey, Geoffrey Hunter,Mark Mullin, Stuart Oxley, Fort McMurray, Alberta. Curated by Paul Kuhn

January 5 – February 10, 2007 HIT OR MISS: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing An exhibition examining new trends in contemporary drawing.Curated by John Will and Chris Cran – Triangle Gallery, Calgary

June 29 to July 22, 2006 Black & White – Summer Group Exhibition Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary

June 24 to Sept. 3, 2005 FORM SPACE CONCEPT METAPHORContemporary Alberta Sculpture, Triangle Gallery, Calgary. Curated by Jacek Malec

Sept. 16 to Oct. 23, 2004 ACAD Faculty Show, Alberta College of Art & Design, Calgary

May 2 to July 26, 2003 Cabinets of Curiosities – part of artist Doug Haslam’s “Ein Kleiner Wunderschrank” Cabinet (contains 16 artists) in this touring exhibition presented by The Wood Turning Centre, Philadelphia, USA. Touring until 2005.

Dec. 5-30, 2002 The Pepermunt Show – SUGAR + ESTATE @ ARTHOUSE INC., Calgary

July 18-Aug.17, 2002 Towards Modernism – selection from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts, Triangle Gallery of Visual Arts, Calgary

Mar.9-Apr.1, 2000 SILVER –celebrating 25 years of artist-run centres in Calgary, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, ACAD and The NEW Gallery, Calgary


Dec.3,’88-Jan.29,’89  SURROUNDINGS, assemblage work, The Glenbow Museum, Calgary. Curated by Katherine Ylitalo

Oct.14-Nov.20,1988 ELEMENTAL INSTINCTS: A MATTER OF COURSE, installation, Habitable Putrese, The Nickle Arts Museum, U of C, Calgary – catalogue

May 3-28, 1988 Hybrids; Painting and Sculpture, installation and assemblage work, Muttart Art Gallery, Calgary (curated by Les Pinter)

Jul.2-Aug.15,1987 PLACE SETTINGS, installation: MEASUREMENT/FILTER, 2nd Story Gallery’s satellite space,  S.E. Calgary – catalogue

Dec.7,’85-Jan.27, 1986 Points North, painting/assemblage, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge (curated by Joan Stebbins) catalogue

Feb.19-Mar.15,1985 THE FIRST TEN, painting/assemblage, 10th anniversary exhibition of Off Centre Centre at Off Centre Centre, Calgary – catalogue

Sept.12-29, 1984  Contemporary Art in Southern Alberta, Off Centre Centre, Calgary

Dec.24,’83-Mar.24, 1984 International Print Exhibit: ROC, Taipei City Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei, Taiwan, republic of China – catalogue

Mar.20-apr.10, 1983  3rd UCLA National Student Print Competition and Exhibition, Los Angeles, California – catalogue

Feb. 1983 4th Alabama Works on Paper and International Invitational Exhibition, Alabama, U.S.A.


Selected duo/group collaborative Exhibitions

Oct. 10-13, 2012  Aeolian Recreational Boundary Institute, Doug Haslam, Christina Greco, Michael Benoit, MD, Watcher – projection and conference presentation – Under Western Skies – Mount Royal University, Calgary

January 20, 2012 Aeolian Recreational Boundary Institute, Doug Haslam, Christina Greco, Michael Benoit, MD, On The Wire – sound/video installation – Soundasaurus Festival, Epcor Centre, Calgary

January, February, 2011 Aeolian Recreational Boundary Institute, Doug Haslam, Christina Greco, MD, An Exchange with Sol LeWitt: Artists in the Exhibition Cabinet magazine office. NYC, USA – group exhibition

Jan.8 to Feb.19, 2011 drunken paw’s Interpretation of Houdini’s Chinese Water Torture Trick,(drunken paw, MD, Leslie Sweder, Janet Turner)Sugar Cube window gallery, Calgary

June 13, 2010  Gender Blender, group exhibition . drunken paw (Janet Turner, Leslie Sweder, MD) – Sugar Shack Art Salon, Calgary

December 6, 2009  Paper Jam, group exhibition of collaborative drawers. drunken paw (Janet Turner, Leslie Sweder, MD) – Sugar Shack Art Salon, Calgary

May 20 – 30, 2009 Aeolian Recreational Boundary Institute (ARBI), Doug Haslam, Christina Greco, MD, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA – group exhibition

January 1 – 30, 2009 Les Voisins/Neighbours – Animated Objects festival, +15 windows, Epcor Centre, Calgary. Elephant Artist Relief (Cat Schick, Janet Turner, Leslie Sweder, MD) collaborating with other groups to animate windows during festival.

Apr 14-May 13, 1995 ckmd preformed, residency installation/assemblage work, ckmd is: Colleen Kerr and Mark Dicey, TRUCK: an artist-run centre, Calgary

June 1-30, 1992  The Cloud of Unknowing, installation (Jeff Viner/Mark Dicey), Gallery 826, Calgary


Gallery Representation: NORBERG HALL, Calgary, Alberta. Michael Gibson Gallery, London, Ontario

Selected Collections: Canadian Embassy to Belgium, Visual Art Collection Global Affairs Canada, Alberta Foundation for the Arts, City of Calgary Art Collection, Nickle Galleries University of Calgary, RBC, Scotiabank, McKenzie Lake Lawyers LLP, Poole Law, Calgary Exhibition and Stampede (BMO Centre), and numerous private and corporate collections locally, nationally and internationally

1979 – 1983  Graduate – Alberta College of Art, Calgary (Now University of the Arts)


2019 received Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travel Grant

2018 received ACAD Alumni Legacy award

2008 received Canada Council for the Arts research Creation Grant

2007 received Alberta Foundation for the Arts Project Grant

2002 – Alumni Award of Excellence June 13, 2002 by the Alberta College of Art & Design as part of their 75th Anniversary celebrations

2002 – Awarded “The Order of the Black Belt in Thinking” by Chuck Stake of Chuck Stake Enterprizes.

2019 – Two Coats of Paint write up by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech – Hello Instagram: Mark Dicey in Calgary

2018 – Galleries West on-line feature, Katherine Ylitalo – Mark Dicey Making His Mark

2018 – Mark Dicey, Each Painted Document catalogue, Michele Hardy, PhD, curator. writing by Michele Hardy and Grant Poier.

2018 – Mark Dicey interview in Jimon Magazine, on-line arts publication (USA/ International)

2006 – included in publication (includes CD-R): “An Alberta Art Chronicle adventures in recent & contemporary art”  by Mary-Beth Laviolette, Altitude Publishing , Canmore, Alberta

2023 – Empire of Dirt Residency, Creston, British Columbia area – Mark Dicey, Leslie Sweder, Janet Turner and Drunken Paw (April)

2022 – Empire of Dirt Residency, Creston, British Columbia area – Mark Dicey, Leslie Sweder, Janet Turner and Drunken Paw (April/May) Canada Council grant awarded

2017 – Residency – Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, BAiR Spring Intensive in Visual Arts + Digital Arts (April/May)