Mark Philip Venema

A Montreal based artist with a background in writing and teaching, Mark Philip Venema works in drawing, printmaking, painting and photography among other media. He is a graduate from Concordia University with a Masters of Fine Arts in Studio Art, at Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Exhibited works:

Entrenched Thought - 2011, an earthwork, performance and sculpture, at the 11th DMZ Art Fesitval
held with the support of the Seokjang-ri Art Museum, South Korea 6/5/2011 - 7/5/2011

Entrenched thought

Triptychs of Rome - 2009

Homeless man sleeps at door of Doria Pamphilj

Peter's Call

Pyramid of Cestius


"Non finito. We are unfinished works.” - MFA thesis project. Encaustic on wood panel, 2008

Peter Aiktens Noemie Calvin Kelly Lilliana Rita Sleeping Leopolo


Transforming Diorama - 2007.

San Marco  Santa-Rita


Archives of Innocence: a collaboration with my daughters - Photography with letterpress, 2006, 2007.

fix-me-rita  Segovia  Byrdland  Garnetiferous  Newman


Inside out consumer: Self-portraits from within - Photography and altered consumer packaging, 2005.

Lait-3.5%  Tetrapak  Skirt

Pie Box  Cup  Boreal


Printmaking from 2003 to 2005.

Rita Linocut   Ricardo  Self-portrait  man on the train  Rita


'Art' should mess with your soul and spirit, creating a discomfort with things as they are;
so that in turn, it should do no less than make you see the world anew.