LandEscape Art Review Special Issue - Page 158

E Land scape CONTEMPORARY ART REVIEW Mark McAfee Brown some success in the past two years in having seven of my prints being purchased and placed into permanent collections in two new public buildings in San Francisco, selected by the San Francisco Arts Commission. The criteria for selection to these two venues (a Public Utilities building and a new San Francisco General Hospital, funded by Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook) were for peaceful yet dynamic images of California, of which I have created many.The landscapes and amazing terrain of California and its many State and National Parks are by definition in the public sphere. I make images of those areas, privatizing them, and then in art shows and in public buildings, send them back into the public sphere in a circular continuum. circular continium. Over the years your works have been showcased in several occasions: you have had nine solos, including your