Mark Clare 
 

EDUCATION

02-04 Master of Fine Art - University of Ulster, Belfast, Northern Ireland
89-92 BA Hons Fine Art Sculpture - St.Martins College of Art & Design, London, UK

87-89 BTEC General Art & Design - Plymouth College of Art & Design, Plymouth, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2022    The Politics of Small Things - Leitrim Sculpture Centre, Leitrim, Ireland

2022    eidolons - Project Space, West Cork Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

2022    DemocraCity - Screening Room, Crawforad Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2019    The Little Things Matter - Pro Arts, Oakland, California, USA

2017     If Not You - Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland

2016     The Bodele Project - Engage Arts Festival, Bandon, Cork, Ireland

2015     Que sais-je? - Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

               DemocraCity - 126 Artist Run Gallery, Galway, Ireland

               I Believe In You - Model Art and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

2014     I Believe In You - Crawforad Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

2013     MonoCulture - Broadcast Gallery D.I.T, Dublin, Ireland

2011      DreamHouse - LaGrange Art Museum, Georgia USA

              Remote Control - Illges Gallery Columbus University, Georgia USA
2010    The World Could Wait No Longer - Red House, Syracuse, New York, USA

              Hopeful Structures - Red Stables Dublin Ireland

              Folly - Galway Arts Centre, Ireland
              Little Women - Signal Arts Centre Wicklow Ireland

2009   My World is Over - The LAB, Dublin Ireland
              The World Could Wait No Longer - Galleria XX1, Warsaw, Poland

2007    One Mans Terror Is Another Mans Freedom - R.H.A, Dublin, Ireland

               Another Day In My Kingdom - Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland

               Of Other Spaces - Context Gallery, Off-Site Project, Prehen House, Derry, UK

2006    Nothing Is Out Of Place -  Oberpfälzer Künstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany

               One Mans Terror Is Another Mans Freedom - Platform, Vasa, Finland

               Know Thyself - Queen Street Gallery. Belfast, UK

2005    Know Thyself - Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland

2004    Last of the Noble - 411 Gallery, Hangzhou, China

2003    Cinema Potlatch - LKV Studios, Trondheim, Norway

               operation liberation - Public Intervention, Trondheim, Norway

               Unknown Pilgrimage - Nishi-no-Mukai, Kamiyam, Japan

               Still Democritus - Model Arts and Niland Gallery, Sligo, Ireland

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (Selected)

2022    Living Canvas - Wilton Terrace, Dublin, Ireland

2021     IMMA OUTDOORS - Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2020   The Border - Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin, Germany

2018    Bank, Blank - 48-stunden-neukoelln, Berlin, Germany 

              I Slept Like A Stone - The LAB, Dublin, Ireland
2017     11th Kaunas Biennial THERE AND NOT THERE - Kaunas 50154, Lithuania

              August Destiny - The Pearse Museum, Dublin, Ireland

2016    August Destiny - St Carthage Hall Lismore Castle, Waterford, Ireland

             What if we got it wrong? - F.E Mc William Gallery & Studio, Banbridge, Northern Ireland, Leitrim Sculpture Centre,                                                                                      Manorhamilton, Ireland West Cork Arts Centre, Ireland Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford, Ireland

2015    What if we got it wrong? - Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

              Seachange - Tulca Festival, Galway, Ireland

              Glitch - Rua Red, Dublin, Ireland
2014    Phoenix Rising - The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2012    Into the Light - Commissioned by the Arts Council to celebrate 60 years Arts Council Collection, Crawford Gallery, Cork, Ireland

             Art Nomads - LKV, Tondheim, Norway
             TENSE - Limerick City Gallery of Art, Ireland
             None Went Mad...None Ran Away - Rubicon Gallery Dublin Ireland

2011     CUBEOpen - CUBE Centre for the Urban Built Enviorenment, Manchester, UK

             Pallas Periodical Review  - Pallas Projects, Dublin, Ireland

             Terrible Beauty—Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance - Dublin Contemporary 2011, Ireland

             LUMEN Video Art Festival - Staten Island NYC USA
             With Hands And Feet - Torrance Art Museum California USA
             The Swimming Naked Prophecy - Riverbank Arts Centre, Kildare Ireland

2010   The Swimming Naked Prophecy - Mermaid Arts Centre Ireland

             CAKE Contemporary - CAKE Gallery Kildare Ireland

             Happy Hour - SuperDeluxe@Artspace, Sydney Australia
             Backwater Twenty-10 - Crawford Gallery Cork Ireland
             Shop if you can, buy if you want - St.Patricks Festival, Ireland

2009  Oppositions & Dialogues
              Francis Alys, Nina Beier and Marie Lund,Mark Clare, Nathan Coley,Jeremiah Day, Claire Fontaine, Liam Gillick, Alex Morrison,                   Ulay + Marina Abramović,Jens Ullrich, Stephen Willats, Carey Young, Artur Zmijewski - Kunstverein Hanover, Germany

              International Guerilla Video Festival - ​Off-site venues Dublin, Ireland

              Another World Is Possible -  The World Social Forum Brazil

2008   Getting Even - Lewis Gluksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

              There's No Place Like Utopia - FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NYC, USA

               Dictatorship of the Majority Sculpture Quadrennial - Riga, Latvia

               EV+A curated by Hou Hanru - Limerick City Gallery, Limerick, Ireland

               Green Screen - Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney, Australia

2007     City of Ideas - Galway, Ireland
               Cheap Finish Labour - Performance 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

               Boast of Quietness (House Project) - Dublin, Ireland
               Oh, show me your beauty when the witnesses have gone - Skuc Gallery Ljubljana, Slovenia

2006    The Square Root of Drawing - Temple Bar Gallery Dublin, Ireland

2005    Perspectives curated by Terry Atkinson - Ormeau Baths Gallery, UK

               Moore Street Lending Library - Dublin Fringe Festival, Dublin, Ireland

               Eurojet Futures 05 - Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
               RANT - Kneza Baths, Belgrade, Serbia

2004    Highlights from the UCC Art Collection - Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland

               Show-Real - Likovni Salon, Slovenia

           

RESIDENCIES & AWARDS

2019      Artist-in-Residence - An Urgent Enquiry, Wexford County Council, Ireland

2017/18 Artist-in-Residence - National College of art & Design, Dublin, Ireland

2015      Artist-in-Residence - Time Exchange, Philadelphia, USA

2014     Artist-in-Residence - Drury University, Missouri, USA

2013     Artist-in-Residence - Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

              Dublin City Council - Albert Cottages, Dublin City Council, Ireland

2012     Artist-in-Residence - The Guapamacátaro Interdisciplinary Residency in Art and Ecology Mexico

2011      Artist-in-Residence - LaGrange Art Museum, Georgia USA

              Artist-in-Residence - Residency Unlimited, NYC, USA

2010    Artist-in-Residence - Columbus State University, Georgia USA

2009   Artist-in-Residence - Firestation Studios, Dublin Ireland

2008   Open Award EV+A 2008 Awarded by Hou Hanru

07/08  Artist-in-Residence Programme -  Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland

2006   Artist-in-Residence -  South Dublin County Council, Dublin, Ireland

              Artist-in-Residence - Platform, The Soap Factory, Vassa, Finland

2005   Artist-in-Residence - Folkatronica Residency, Visual Artists Ireland, Dublin Ireland

2004   Research Residency - WochenKlausur, Vienna, Austria 

2003   Artist-in-Residence - LKV, Trondheim, Norway

              Artist-in-Residence - AIR Programme, Kaiyama, Japan

2002   Artist-in-Residence - Fundacion Valpariso, Spain

              Artist-in-Residence - Sirius Arts Centre, Cork, Ireland

2001    Artist-in-Residence - Botanical Gardens, Dublin, Ireland

              ALICE-BERGER HAMMERSCHLAG Award Winner 2001 Belfast, N.Ireland GRANTS

 

2019   Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
            Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2015   Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

            Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland

2014  Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland

            Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2013  Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2013  Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2012  Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland
2011   Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
2010 Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland

           Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2009  Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland

            Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2008  Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
2007  Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland

            Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2006  Projects Award Arts Council of Ireland
2005  Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
2004  Bursary Award Arts Council of Ireland
2003  International Residency Award Arts Council of Ireland

             Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland

2002  Travel and Mobility Award Arts Council of Ireland