2001   B.A. Double Major, History in Art/ Philosophy, Distinction, University of Victoria
1994-1999 Chapman Group, Victoria BC

1991   BC Associate of Arts Diploma in Visual Arts, Camosun College, Victoria B.C.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2022 (forthcoming) solo show Ricco/Maresca Gallery New York, NY

2021 August 1-Sept 30  'A WILD SILENCE', on-line at Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York, NY

2013   'RE:MOVED' Comox Valley Art Gallery, Courtenay B.C.

2012   'MARK LAVER: In a Flash', Winchester Galleries Modern, Victoria B.C.

2012   'MARK LAVER: Shining Examples', Legacy Art Gallery, Victoria B.C.

2011   'RURAL DISASTERS', Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton B.C.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021   'Earth Sign', False Cast Gallery, San Diego CA  

2020-21 'Admirational Invitational', Studio e Gallery, Seattle WA 

2012   'Collectors Choice', Winchester Galleries Modern, Victoria B.C.
2006   Three Person Show, 'Out of Joint', PAU Gallery, Peterborough, Ontario

2006   Two Person Show, 'Night Paintings', Fran Willis Gallery, Victoria B.C.

2004   Trackside Art Gallery Exhibition, Maltwood Gallery, University of Victoria

2004   Two Person Show, 'bottle.sculpture.flesh.painting' Xchanges Gallery, Victoria B.C.


Amos, Robert. (2012, March 17)     Laver Acquainted with the Night. The Victoria Times Colonist, p. C5.
Chrumka, Jennifer. (2012, Spring)      Profile: Mark Laver. TORCH: The University of Victoria Alumni Magazine,Volume 33, Number 1. p. 40

Ingram-Chadwick, David. (2102, March 21)     New Exhibit Shows Rural Horror, Highway Beauty. Nexus Newspaper p. 8.
Shaw Television. (2012, May 22)     Rural Disasters. video
Woodrell, Daniel. (2012, April 24)      The Death of Sweet Mister. Rural Disaster painting used on cover. Little, Brown and Co. New York, NY

Woodrell, Daniel. (2012, April 24)       Tomato Red. Rural Disaster painting used on cover. Little, Brown and Co. New York, NY