Mark Gerada is an Australian painter, illustrator and teacher with a background
in architecture, ceramics and design.
He has worked as an architectural designer and as a designer on a leading magazine, Interior Architecture, before graduating in Architecture with first class honours at the University of Technology, Sydney in 1993.
Supporting his painting practice, Mark ran a successful ceramics business for many years, worked as an illustrator for magazines and newspapers, and produced commissioned paintings for private houses, offices and hotels.
He has taught in architecture, illustration and visual communications at the University of Technology Sydney and Billy Blue Design College. He is currently writing a screenplay called X’inti Taghmel? (What Are You Doing?)
He has exhibited work in Sydney, Melbourne, London, Brussels and China, and in June 2007 had his Generation solo show in Malta. Last year Mark had his fifteenth solo show Mounds and Caves, curated 888 to coincide with the Beijing Olympics, and in June this year curated 649 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests.