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Marc lives and works in Oklahoma City, OK

Works on view
• 1515 Lincoln Gallery
• Oklahoma State Capitol


2024 1515 Lincoln Gallery, Oklahoma City, Two-person exhibition with Josette Simon-Gestin
2023 Holliman Gallery, Holland Hall, Tulsa OK, Two-person exhibition with David Holland
2022 1515 Lincoln Gallery, Oklahoma City, gallery representation
2020 Goddard Art Center, Juried exhibition
2019 American Choral Directors Association, Oklahoma City, One-person exhibition
2019 Objets Trouvés, Oklahoma City, Group exhibition
2019 Seven-States Biennial Exhibition
– Curator Bert Seabourn
2019 JRB at the Elms, Oklahoma City, Invitational group exhibition
– Curator George Oswalt
2018 Nault Fine Art, Oklahoma City, Two-person exhibition with Josette Simon
2018 Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown-Bricktown
2018 Oklahoma Contemporary, ‘ArtNow 2018’ Invitational group exhibition
– Curators Jennifer Scanlan and Alyson Atchison
2017 [Artspace] at UNTITLED, ‘Unquenchable Search,’ Group exhibition
– Curator Laura Warriner
2017 National Weather Center Biennale
– Juror Joe Goode
2017 Myriad Botanical Gardens, Invitational one-person exhibition
2016 Juror for Paseo Printmaking Competition
2015 Goddard Art Center, Two-person exhibition with Bobbie Moline Kramer
2015 58th Annual Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture
– Juror Elizabeth K. Garvey
2015 Seven-State Biennial Exhibition
– Juror James Surls
2014 Oklahoma State University Museum of Art
– Works contained within the Charley Miller Collection
2013 Oklahoma Contemporary, ‘ArtNow 2013’ Invitational group exhibition
– Curator Louise Siddons
2011 Individual Artists of Oklahoma, ‘Money Talks, Art Walks,’ Invitational group exhibit
2009 Guest juror for the Paseo Arts Festival
2009 Firehouse Art Center, One-person exhibit
2008 Oklahoma State Capitol, One-person invitational exhibition – East Gallery
– Work acquired for Oklahoma State Art Collection for Oklahoma State Capitol
– Work acquired by the Melton Art Collection
2008 Baltic Speleological Congress
2007 Scribner’s Gallery, Invitational Group Exhibition
2009 Suite Oklahoma II, Invitational ‘Print Exchange’ with other Oklahoma printmakers
2006 Untitled [ArtSpace], ‘Off The Books,’ Invitational group exhibition
2005 City Art Center, ‘Café City Arts’ invitational group exhibition
2003 Untitled [ArtSpace], Three-person exhibit: Jasper Johns, Marc Barker, Jonathon Hils
– Work acquired by The Belger Foundation in Kansas City, MO
2003 Juror for Festival of the Arts presented by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City
2003 Created ‘The Artful Experience’ for the Arts Council of Oklahoma City with the mission to educate adult festival goers in traditional and digital printmaking mediums
2002 International Congress of Speleology, Invitational Group Exhibition

Education and Experience

2019 Juror for The Goddard Center, ‘49th Annual Goddard Juried Exhibit’
2016 Juror for the Paseo Printmaking Competition
2009 Juror for the Paseo Art Festival
2003 Juror for Festival of the Arts presented by the Arts Council of Oklahoma City
2003 Created ‘The Artful Experience’ for the Arts Council of Oklahoma City with the mission to educate adult festival goers in traditional and digital printmaking mediums
2000-present Aeternitas Inc., Owner/President, website and interactive design and development company
Vectrix Corporation, Executive Vice President of Interactive Services, manager Oklahoma City office after acquisition of Cosus Interactive by Vectrix
1995-1999 Cosus Interactive, LLC, Founding partner in an interactive design and development communications company
1993 Quartz Mountain Art Institute, Adobe Photoshop workshop assistant to celebrity photographer Douglas Kirkland
1991-1995 Graduate work, staff and faculty in the Graphic Design Department and Art Museum, helped create the Presentation Production Center, taught principles of interactivity, was Production Supervisor for the Multimedia Technology Laboratory, oversaw all printed collateral for the Museum of Art, University of Central Oklahoma
1985-1991 Paseo Intaglio Printers, Manager and along with Sharon J. Montgomery did contract printmaking for national artists in etching, aquatint, monotypes, and other printmaking mediums. Artists include: T. C. Cannon (‘On Drinking Beer in Viet Nam’ posthumous etching commissioned by the estate), Bert Seabourn, Richard Ray Whitman, Sherman Chaddlesone, John Hogan, Loraine Moore, Janet O’Neal, Donna Berryhill and Jean Richardson
1983 Oil painting workshop class monitor with RV Goetz
1982-1984 Michael Beals Photography, color & black/white darkroom manager, field assistant for lighting and shoots
1982-1984 Graduate work including mural painting, color theory, studio painting and drawing, Central State University
1976-1985 Apprentice to Isador S’Renco “Izzy” in offset lithography, process camera, darkroom manager, stripping, plate making, member Graphic Arts Union
1973-1974 Graduate work in Limnology, University of Oklahoma
1971 Bachelor of Sciences in Zoology, Oklahoma State University


Elizabeth Burr article – ArtFocus
Oklahoma State Capitol exhibition 2008
National Speleological Society Arts & Letters article
Susan Grossman article – ArtFocus
Allied Artist – Art Focus

Multimedia Bio

Marc has been in the interactive field over 25 years. He founded Aeternitas in 2000, and currently manages, designs and programs interactive projects, but typically contracts with highly experienced Oklahoma talent. Aeternitas has created local and regional ADDY award winning interactive projects, logo designs and print collateral.

Formerly Marc was the Executive Vice President of Interactive Services for Vectrix Corporation. He managed the Oklahoma City division and headed up all interactive CD-ROM production for Vectrix, created over 35 unique CDs and over 100 total CD titles. He oversaw production teams consisting of project managers, designers, animators and programmers. Projects have ranged from Business-to-Business marketing and communication websites to fine art CDs. Marc co-founded Cosus Interactive (an Oklahoma based interactive communications company) in 1995. Previously to that, he was on the staff and faculty of the University of Central Oklahoma, taught design classes and he was instrumental in the founding of the Presentation Production Center, taught principles of interactivity and was production supervisor for the Multimedia Technology Laboratory.

photo by Pamela Joye