Mark W. McGinnis is an artist and writer. He was a professor of art for 30 years at Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
His interdisciplinary approach to art has included paintings, artist’s books, sculpture, printmaking, installation, video, performance, essays, and interviews. The research orientation of his work has led to series and projects of exploration and inquiry on a range of subjects including science and philosophy, literature of India and Japan, religion, economics, foreign policy, nuclear weaponry, American Indian history, and explorers of the “New World.” His projects have been featured in over 120 solo exhibitions nationwide. His numerous print books and eBooks are available from iBooks, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, and fastpencil.com. His current primary project is title “Snake River Basin” and consists of a series of multi-panel acrylic paintings that will eventually sample many of the varied landscape of the Snake River Basin.