Michael Markman is a professional artist and teacher. He was born and raised in New York City and has been a resident of Jersey City for the past twenty-two years. Mr. Markman is a graduate of The High School of Music and Art. He holds a BFA from The School of Visual Arts and an MS from the College Of Mount Saint Vincent.
Mr. Markman’s artwork has been showcased in galleries throughout the east coast of the United States. He has had one-man exhibitions at the New York City Parks Department’s Arsenal Gallery and the Jersey City Mayor’s Office Rotunda Gallery. Mr. Markman was the co-curator of an exhibition entitled Afusion, at the William Brenan Courthouse in Jersey City. Mr. Markman has been selected to be a participating artist in The Contemporary Art Fair in New York City and The Harlem Art Tour in Martha’s Vineyard and Philadelphia. His Illustrations have been published in various periodicals such as The Nation, New York Newsday and the Jersey City Journal. Mr. Markman is the author and illustrator of a children’s book titled The Path An Adventure In African History.
Mr. Markman has lectured and taught art at the Urban League, Hudson Community College City of New York, The Brooklyn Museum, The Metropolitan Museum. And the Jersey City Arts High School Program He is currently an Art Specialist at P.S. 5 in Jersey City.
He helped coordinate a student mural project for the Martin Luther King Hub in Jersey City.
Mr. Markman is set to release a new comic book Surviving The Storm, which details how a family used survival skills learned from past generations to survive a natural disaster. The comic book is designed to be a survival and preparedness guide for natural disasters.
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