corrugated cardboard, acrylic paint; 24x24x4″

“Our nation fractured by the Covid-19 pandemic and by all the concurrent social and political upheavals felt in real need of healing.”

ARTIST BIO: Mark Wiesner, a native Cincinnatian and a sculptor, is a graduate of Edgecliff College in Cincinnati where he received his BA with a concentration in Art. His Master’s degree is from the Athenaeum of Ohio, in Religious Studies. Mark was a teacher at The Summit Country Day School for 39 years having taught within the Middle School and the Upper School and also served as the Department Chair. In 2005 he received the State Middle School Art Teacher of the Year Award from the Ohio Art Education Association and in 2015 he received the State High School Art Teacher of the Year Award. Mark shares a studio at the Pendleton Art Center with his wife Jan, who is also a sculptor. Recently, they walked the Camino de Santiago, an incredible 500 miles journey across Northern Spain. They have five children and seventeen grandchildren.