Harlan Mack is a Rural Multidisciplinary Artist, living and working in Johnson, VT. Harlan works narratively through painting, sculpture, oral narrative, and poetry as well. Harlans Narratives are built around a fictitious future that contemplates themes related to life’s experience and pieces of life yet to be arranged.

2007-2012     MFA,   Vermont Studio Center / Johnson State College (now)  Northern Vermont University
2003-2007    BFA,  Johnson State College, Johnson, VT
2000-            Painting  @ A.I.S- Amsterdam Institut Voor Schilderkunst, Focus in Oil
                      A.I.S. Van Baerlestraat 13c 1071 AM Amsterdam


2016               Vermont Studio Center, Sculpture / Operations Manager

2013               Adjunct  Faculty, fine arts, Johnson State college

2013               Substitute Sculpture professor, Johnson State College, Intro and advanced

2009-now      Sculpture, Vermont Studio Center

2009-2010     Adjunct Faculty, fine arts, Johnson State College

2008-2009    Summer and after-school art teacher, Helen Day Art center

2008              Substitute sculpture technician, Vermont Studio Center

2006-2007    Visiting lecturer for advanced and introductory sculpture classes. Johnson State College

2006             Custom Interior and Exterior Painter, Lamoille Valley Painters, LLC,  

2004-2005    Maintenance of Artists Studios, Vermont Studio Center,

2002              Intern, Donkersloot Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

2002              Art Department Swing Man, Killer Flood/ Feature Film, Edgewood Studios,    

2001               Intern, AIS (Amsterdam Institut Voor Schilderkunst), Amsterdam, NL

1999-2002     Independent film, art department lead man, swing man, production designers assistant,                                                

                       screen actor, driver, and on set set sculptor.    



2018 Summertime, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018             Vox Populi, Burlington City Arts Center, VT

2018             Post Pioneer, Solo exhibition, Vermont Studio Center, VT

2017              Pulse Miami Beach, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, Miami, FL

2017               Hidden in Plain Sight, curated by Derrick Adams, Jenkins Johnson Projects, Brooklyn,  NY

2017               Off The Walls, Curated by Willie Cole, Green County Council of the Arts, Catskill NY

2016               Upcycle Sculpture competeition, Catamount Arts, VT

2015                Forcast - Revival , Solo exhibition, Vermont Studio Center Gallery II, Johnson, VT                                            

2014               Goodweather at 9/50 Summit, Atlanta Contemporary art Center, GA

2014                Draughts for Every Passing Game, Solo  exhibition, The Gallery at River Arts,  Morrisville,  VT

2013                An Affair With The Muse, Kristin Johnson Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

2012                Waking Rage, two part Solo exhibition, Julian Scott Gallery and Vermont Studio Center

2011                The One Two Five Gallery, Solo sculpture exhibition, 

2011                 Mack Rage Tank, Solo exhibition,  Vermont Studio Center,
2010                Outdoor Sculpture exhibit, Art Exposed, Stowe, VT
2010                Johnson Works Outdoor Sculpture exhibit,
2010                National life building, Burlington City Arts, Sculpture exhibition,
2009               Air Quality and the Weatherman, Solo exhibition, Vermont Studio Center    
2009               BCA (Burlington city arts) Art Fair sculpture exhibition
2009               Art Exposed, outdoor sculpture exhibit, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2009               Johnson Works Outdoor Sculpture exhibit,
2008-09         Maltex Building, Burlington City Arts, Sculpture exhibit, Burlington VT
2008               Johnson Works Outdoor Sculpture exhibit
2008               Art Exposed, outdoor sculpture exhibit, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2007               Staff exhibition, Vermont Studio Center,
2007               Art Exposed, outdoor sculpture exhibit, Helen Day Art Center, Stowe, VT
2007               Thesis, Jullian Scott Memorial Gallery @ Dibden Center for the Arts, VT
2006               Granilla (the Gorilla), sculpture exhibit Dewey Hall, JSC
2006               Dancing With Line, Sculpture Exhibition, The Painted Caravan,
2005               Darkness Exhibition, Visual Arts Center, JSC, Johnson, VT
2004               Monthly Group Exhibitions, Vermont Studio Center
2002               Donkersloot Gallery, Amsterdam, NL

Awards and Residencies

2018                Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Rauschenberg Residency #34, Captiva, FL

2016                Grand prize, Upcycle Art Bike Competition, Catamount Arts and Kingdom Trails 

2005               Painting award Johnson State College

2007                Vermont Studio Center Fellowship 

                         Both Public and Private