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2013-2018       ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, Art Department, Merritt College, Oakland, CA

2011-2022       PARTNER, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

1981-present    SOLE PROPRIETOR, Lightfoot Art Services,, Oakland CA    

1989-2008      INSTRUCTOR, High School Visual Art and Advanced Placement Studio Art Programs,Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton, CA

2003-2005     LEAD INSTRUCTOR, Academy of Arts, Communication and Technology, Pleasanton Unified School District, Pleasanton, CA

1988-1989        EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Creativity Unlimited, San Jose, CA

1985-1988        DIRECTOR, Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA

1985-1986        INSTRUCTOR, Art Department, Las Positas College, Livermore, CA

1979-1982         INSTRUCTOR, Art Department, College of New Caledonia, Prince George, BC

1979-1981          INSTRUCTOR (1980 REGIONAL COORDINATOR), Outreach Program, Emily Carr College of Art and Design, Vancouver, BC

1979-1981          DIRECTOR, Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC




                              Conferences, Workshops and Seminars, Pasadena, Belmont and Anaheim, CA    

2003                   DIGITAL IMAGING, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

1983                     GRADUATE SEMINARS IN SCULPTURE and ART PRESENTATION METHODS, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1980                     MUSEUM AND GALLERY MANAGEMENT SEMINAR,  Banff School of Management, Banff, AL

1976                      POSTGRADUATE TEACHING CERTIFICATION PROGRAM, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

1970                     M.F.A., PAINTING, University of Washington, Seattle, WN

1967                      B.S., DESIGN, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI




2004                    California Secondary Teaching Credential - Professional Clear

1985                      California Community Colleges Teaching Credential - Life

1976                       British Columbia Secondary Teaching Credential



Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco                            

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Glass Alliance of Northern California



2022                     EAST BAY OPEN STUDIOS Oakland CA

2020                    NEW WORK, Manna Gallery, Oakland CA

2018                     StARTup Art Fair, Los Angeles CA

                               EAST BAY OPEN STUDIOS, Oakland, CA

                               FESTIVE, Manna Gallery, Oakland CA

2017                      TERRAIN, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016                     MINDSCAPES, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

2015                     DIGITAL/TANGIBLE, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

2014                     OF THINGS PAST, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012                      E=MC2, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

2011                       FIGURE SERIES, Oakland City Hall, Oakland, CA

                               DANCER, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009                    MARK LIGHTFOOT:  NEW DIRECTIONS Los Gatos Museum of Art, Los Gatos, CA

2006,2008-2011    EAST BAY OPEN STUDIOS Sponsored by Pro Arts, Oakland, CA 

1983                      INSTALLATION... San Jose State University, San Jose, CA

1981                       FIGURES IN TRANSITION Prince George Art Gallery, Prince George, BC



2022                     WARM GLASS, Manna Gallery, Oakland CA

2020                     DIGITAL ART (online), San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

2019                      SiO2, Manna Gallery, Oakland CA        

2017                      CONVERGENCE, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

                               POWER OF THE PIXEL, Expressions Art Gallery, Central Arts Passage, Berkeley, CA

2016                     MEDIUMS IN TRANSPOSITION, The Hud, Ventura, CA

2014                     ABSTRACT SANCTUARY, Verum Ultimum Art Gallery, Portland, OR

2013                     WORKS ON PAPER, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

                               A CALIFORNIA PORTRAIT, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

                               ArtMRKT, Festival Pavilion, San Francisco, CA

2012                      THE LIFE OF FORMS, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA

                               VIRTUAL BIOLOGY, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA     

                               SAN FRANCISCO FINE ART FAIR, Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2011                      TERRA ENTWINED, Art Gallery, Monterey Peninsula College, Monterey, CA

                               GRAND OPENING GROUP EXHIBITION, FIELDS OF VISION, HOLIDAY SHOW, Manna Gallery, Oakland, CA    

                               LIGHTFOOT, MCBRIARTY, WYSS, Community Art Gallery, Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley, CA 

2010                     CHANDRAS, FEINSTEIN AND LIGHTFOOT, Standout Art Spaces, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

                               ARTISTS X3, Art Gallery, San Pablo Civic Center, San Pablo, CA    

2009                    SEED CORN GALLERY, The Greenlining Institute, Berkeley, CA

                               RED, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

1984                      ALL CALIFORNIA '84, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

                               CALIFORNIA WORKS, Sacramento, CA (AWARD:  Fourth Place - Mixed Media)    


2013                      LAGUNA GALLERY OF CONTEMPORARY ART, Laguna Beach, CA

2011–2022         MANNA GALLERY, Oakland, CA



2011                       MUSEUMS & GALLERIES: OUT AND ABOUT, DeWitt Cheng, East Bay Express

2012                      FOCUS: OAKLAND OAKLAND'S GALLERY SCENE BOASTS A GROWING MURMUR, Lea Feinstein, Art Ltd. Magazine

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