Biography

1971 born in Plymouth, Great Britain
1997-1999 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam
1993-1996 Slade School of Art - MFA
1990-1993 Chelsea College of Art & Design-BA (hons) degree
1989-1990 Plymouth College of Art & Design-Foundation Diploma
lives and works in London and Amsterdam


Solo Shows

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"Disconnected", Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
“Disconnected”, VRIZA, Amsterdam
“Slurf Song”, Umberto Di Marino Arte Contemporanea, Naples
“Mark Hosking”, Lisson Gallery, London
“Net gain and loss”, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
Art Basel Miami Beach, Kerstin Engholm Galerie
“A Man Escaped”, Galerie Ludovic de Wavrin, Paris
“Radio Mayday”, IBID Projects, London
“Mark Hosking”, ARTLAB 18, Imperial College, London
“Mark Hosking”, Jerwood Gallery, London
“Mark Hosking/ Sculptures”, l´elac – l´espace lausannois d´art contemporain, Lausanne
“New Sculpture”, fig-1, London
“Darren Almond Mark Hosking”, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Lisson Gallery, London



Group Shows

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“Return to Function”, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA
“All-inclusive. Die Welt des Tourismus“, Schirnhalle, Frankfurt
"Demolition", Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
“Inhabituel”, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
“Wunderkammer: The Artificial Kingdom”, The Collection, Lincoln
“Off The Beaten Track – Arts Council Collection Explored”, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
“Sportivement Votre”, Domaine Départemental de Chamarande
“4”, Galerie Ludovic De Wavrin, Paris
“The Square Show”, Bloomberg Space, London
“seven plus or minus one”, ARTLAB 19, Imperial College of Science, London
“Us & Them”, Great Eastern Hotel, London
“The Gap Show. Young critical art from Great Britain”, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund
ARTLAB 16, Imperial College of Science, London
“Gymnasion”, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
“Something about Charlois...iets over Charlois”, Rotterdam
“The Silk Purse Procedure”, Arnolfini & Spike Island, Bristol
“City Racing - A partial account”, I.C.A., London.
“Altijd staan wij op de grens van de widernis”, W139, Amsterdam
“Shot in the Head”, Lisson Gallery, London
“Neurotic Realism Part 2”, The Saatchi Gallery, London
“British Sculpture 1999”, Lange Voorhout, Den Haag
“Near”, Museum of Sharjah, United Emirates of Arabia
“City Racing”, London
“EAST International”, Norwich Gallery, Norwich
“The Whitechapel Open”, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
“Ideal Standard Summertime”, Lisson Gallery, London
“CARDOSO ART 94”, Garfagnana
Economist Building, London
“FLOU – New Art from London”, Les Etes, Phonongraphique de L‘ Est, Paris



Awards and grants

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1998
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1993
Artist in Residence Stipendium, Imperial College of Science, London
“Stichting Intendence”, Vrienden van de Rijksakademie, Amsterdam
“The Uriot Prize”, Amsterdam South West Arts, Visual Arts Award
“The Uriot Prize”, Amsterdam
Foundation for sport and the arts, Grant aid
“MOMART Prize Winner”, The Whitechapel Open, London
“Boise Travel Scholarship”, London
“Duveen Travel Bursary ”, London


Public Commissions

2004

2002

2001

2000

“The Evening Rise”, Copyright by Mark Hosking & Onestar press, printed and bound in France
"Auto Roto Font" by Mark Hosking, "Book Works" publication, with a new text by Edward Allington
"Auto Roto Font" by Mark Hosking, “Book Works” publication and commission
for the British Library, London. Book launch and exhibition-October 2001.
Construction underway on a design for a public plaza on the Piet Hein tunnel deck.
Eastern Docklands. Amsterdam. Completion-Spring 2002.



Bibliography


Catalogues

2009 “Return to function” catalogue of an exhibition held at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, edited by Stephen Robert Frankel, New York
2005 "Inhabituel”, Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan
2002 “The Gap Show. Young Critical Art from Great Britain”, Museum am Ostwall, text by Mark Beasley, Dortmund
2001 “oost east kunst art. Art in Amsterdam's Eastern Docks Area”, Amsterdam City Council, Amsterdam
“Gymnasion”, Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
“The Silk Purse Procedure”, Arnolfini & Spike Island, Bristol
“50 projects in 50 weeks”, Fig-1, London
1999 “Changing the System? Artists talk about their practice”, a discussion event in Rotterdam, April.
“Den Haag Sculptuur 1999”, Foundation „Het Voorhout van de Beeldende Kunst II“, Den Haag.
1998 “The new neurotic Realism II”, The Saatchi Gallery, London.


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Ilaria Bombelli, "Mark Hosking”, in: Flash Art, December/January, p. 88.
Manisha Jothady, “Designs für eine bessere Welt”, in: artmagazine.cc, 9.10.
“Nützliche Bikinis“, in: Der Standard, 28.09, p.14.
Bärbel Vischer, “Provokante Zurückhaltung“, in: artmagazine.cc, 28.09.
Markus Mittringer, “Mc Gyver greift durch“, Der Standard. Rondo, 387, 15.09., p. 16.
Mark Prince, “On Sculpture”, in: Art Monthly, December/January, p. 7-10.
Claudia Aigner, “Rettet unsere Einkaufssackerln!”, in: Wiener Zeitung, 07.05.
Emily Pethick, “Mark Hosking”, in: artforum online, June.
“Mark Hosking”, in: kultureflash, 46, 20.05.
Pablo Lafuente, “Us & Them”, in: Art Rewiew, July/Aug., p. 94- 95.
Edward Ellington, “dream machines”, in: frieze, 66, April, p. 59-63.
Martin Coomer, “Mark Hosking”, in: Time Out.
Mark Wilsher, “Mark Hosking”, in: What's on in London, 28.03.
Jessica Lack, “Mark Hosking”, in: The Guardian: Guide, 10.03.
“Mark Hosking”, in: Southwark Life, April/May.
“Mark Hosking”, The Guardian: Space, 08.03.
Johanna Hofleitner, “Ausgestellt in Wien”, in: Die Presse, 24.07.
Claudia Aigner, “Galerie Engholm. Hosking, Almond. Der Kampf ums Überleben”, in: Wiener Zeitung, 20.07.
“Watchlist – Ausstellung Wien”, in: Der Standard, 11.07.
“What’s on in Austria” in: Austria Today, 04.07.
Nicole Scheyerer, “Kunst Kurz”, in: Falter, 27.
Nicole Scheyerer, “Wienlexikon – Empfohlen”, in: Falter, 26.
Nicole Scheyerer, “Wienlexikon – Kunstkalender - Empfohlen: Darren Almond, Mark Hosking”, in: Falter, 25.
Michaela Knapp, “Up2Date – Ausstellungseröffnung Darren Almond und Mark Hosking”, in: Die Presse, 08.06.
“Watchlist – Ausstellung Wien: Repolitisierung. Ein britischer Beitrag mit Darren Almond und Mark Hosking”, in: Der Standard, 08.06.
Patricia Grzonka, “Almond, Hosking. Britische Provokation als politisches Statement”, in: Profil, 26, p. 167.
“Mark Hosking – Low Tech Sophistication”, in: Les Cahiers de la Sculpture, 3/99, July/August/September, p. 58.
JJ. Charlesworth, “Neurotic Realism Part Two”, in: Art Monthly, October, pp. 30.
Hani M. Bathish, “Funktional Pieces of Art on Display”, in: Khaleej Times, 17.12., p. 5.
“British Contemporary Art”, in: Gulf News, 16.12., p. 2.
Neal Brown, “Mark Hosking – Lisson Gallery”, in: frieze, 37, Nov./Dec., p. 80.
Tim Hilton, “The truly East of England Show”, in: The Independent on Sunday, 27.07., p. 19.
Neal Brown, “Ideal standard Summertime / Postscript”, in: frieze, 26, Jan./Feb.
Richard Cork, “Summer brings cold comfort”, in: The Times, 13.08., p. 36.