Mark Daily was born in Chicago and studied at the American Academy of Art. After spending 12 years in Taos, New Mexico, he moved to Denver where he now resides. His paintings comprise an unusually wide scope of subjects, having recently added paintings of West Africa.
Mark has had one-man shows at the Nedra Matteucci Gallery, Santa Fe; the Gerald Peters Galleries, Santa Fe; the Stremmel Gallery, Reno; and a two-man show with Daniel Sprick at the Carol Siple Gallery, Denver. He has also exhibited at the Artists of America and Salon d’Arts invitational shows in Denver; the “Seven from Denver” exhibition at the National Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City; and the Coors Western Art Exhibit. Mark’s awards include the Elizabeth T. Greenshields Foundation grant; the David Humphreys Award, 61st Allied Artists of America Exhibition, and the Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship grant. He has been featured in Landscapes of Colorado, Ann Daley & Michael Paglia; Masterworks of Impressionism, Arlene Dora Kirkpatrick; Twenty Oil Painters and How They Work, Susan Meyer; and various articles in the American Artist and Southwest Art magazines.