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Mark L. Moseman (1945- ) descended from Homesteaders and grew up working on his family farm near Oakland, Nebraska.  Receiving degrees in architecture and planning, he taught at Syracuse University and was an urban designer in Phoenix and Kansas City.  He studied at the Kansas City Art Institute and twice traveled to Europe to study art and architecture.  After his family farm was lost in the 1980's farm crisis, he answered the call to be a full time artist creating artwork that stems from his agrarian heritage.Receiving awards in exhibitions from coast to coast led to several one man museum exhibitions including at Great Plains Art Museum and Sioux City Art Museum.  Private collectors include Sprint Corporate Collection.  Moseman has shown internationally.  His works are in books and magazines.  American Artist featured his work in "Realism Today", Special Issue, "a lasting record of the most significant work created by realist artists at the beginning of the 21st century".To describe his work Moseman created the genre of Agrarian Art expressing man's relation to the  land.  The term is now recognized by the Smithsonian.  Moseman believes that exceptional art can be created by artists who deeply care about their subjects.  He is passionate about  his keepers of the land and able to interpret them unlike any other artist. Moseman had the idea for an art museum devoted to Agrarian Art.  He was asked to donate his service as founding Vice President and Curator to start Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art.  He provided the Agrarian Art vision and designed the museum.  He established the museum reputation by presenting art by renowned artists.  He then returned to creating art and building his own art collection.The Mark and Carol Moseman Collection of Agrarian Art includes artworks from the 1850's to the present.  As curator of the [...]

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