Mark Fairnington  (British, 1956) 

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Mark Fairnington, Dead Leaf Plant

 

Mark Fairnington
Dead Leaf Plant
2011

Galerie Peter Zimmermann
Mark Fairnington, Face Monkey

 

Mark Fairnington
Face Monkey
2012

Galerie Peter Zimmermann
Mark Fairnington, Specimen 13

 

Mark Fairnington
Specimen 13
2010

Galerie Peter Zimmermann
Mark Fairnington, Orangutan

 

Mark Fairnington
Orangutan
2008

Galerie Peter Zimmermann
Mark Fairnington, Plant Plant

 

Mark Fairnington
Plant Plant
Galerie Peter Zimmermann
Mark Fairnington, The Tiger Swallowtail Plant

 

Mark Fairnington
The Tiger Swallowtail Plant
2010

Galerie Peter Zimmermann
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Mark Fairnington, Without shame - Mirabilis echinostoma

 

Mark Fairnington
Without shame - Mirabilis echinostoma, 2001
oil on canvas

 

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Mark Fairnington, From the beetles to the idolmantis

 

Mark Fairnington
From the beetles to the idolmantis, 2006
oil on panel

 

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Mark Fairnington, "Specimen (2)"

 

Mark Fairnington
"Specimen (2)", 2000
oil on canvas

 

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1957   Born in London
1979 - 1981   St. Martin's School of Art, London, UK
1987 - 1989   Goldsmith's College, London, UK
1997 - 1998   Imperial War Museum, London
1999   Sargant Fellowship, British School at Rome, UK
1999 - 2002   Oxford University Museum of Natural History, UK
1999 - 2002   Oxford University Museum of Natural History, UK
2003 - 2005   Natural History Museum, London, UK
  Awards
  2003 AHRB - Research Leave Award
  2003 London Arts - Individual Artists Award
  2001 sciart consortium - Research Award
  1995 British Council - Exhibition Award
  1993 Arthur Anderson Award - Figurative Painting Award
  London Arts Board - Individual Artists Award
  1989 British Council - Exhibition Award
  1986 Greater London Arts - Individual Artists Award
  Lives and works in London
2013   Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany
2012   Unnatural History, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2011   Flora, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2011   London Calling, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany
2010   Bull Market, Bury St. Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk, UK (solo)
2010   miscellaneous, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim Germany
2009   Private Collection, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2008   Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2008   Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany
2007   Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany
2007   Dynasty, Art Agents, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2007   DC Dusseldorf Contemporary 2007, (Fred) London showing Abetz/Drescher, Nayland Blake, Simon English and Mark Fairnington
2007   London Assembly, Academie Royale des Beaux-Arts de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
2007   Salon Nouveau, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna, Austria curated by Jasper Sharp
2006   Zoo Art Fair, London, UK
2006   Art Berlin, FRED (London), UK
2006   Royal Academy Summer Show, London, UK
2006   Pulse NY, New York, FRED (London), UK
2006   Art Rotterdam, Holland, FRED (London), UK
2006   Art Basel 06, Liste, FRED (London), UK
2006   The Raft, Fred (London), UK (solo)
2006   VOLTA 02, Basel, Fred (London), UK (solo)
2006   Galerie Jiri Svestka, Prague, Czech Republic
2006   Galerie Moncada, Rome, Italy
2005   Medieval Modern, London, UK (solo)
2005   Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2005   Pulse, Miami, FRED (London), UK
2005   Young Masters, 148a John Street, London, UK
2005   Blumenstück.Künstlers Glück, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
2005   A history of flower painting including James Ensor, Claude Monet, Marc Quinn, Fiona Rae, Gerhard Richter
2005   Infallible in Search of the Real George Eliot, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2004   John Moores 23, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK
2004   Fabulous Beasts, The Natural History Museum, London, UK
2004   The Goat, Medieval Modern, with Olivier Richon
2004   Transmission Portfolio, Domo Baal Gallery, London, UK
2004   Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2004   Wunderkammer II, Wunderkammer I, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2004   Artlab, Imperial College, London, UK (solo)
2003   Mobile Home Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2003   Transmission Portfolio, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK
2003   The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK
2003   Infallible in Search of the Real George Eliot APT Gallery, London, UK
2003   Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, UK
2003   Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK
2002   Like gold dust, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, UK
2002   Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy
2002   History Revision, Plymouth Arts Centre, UK
2002   No One Begins a Lunatic, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK
2002   Intimacy, Russel-Cotes Museum, Bournmouth, UK
2002   Dead or Alive, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, UK(solo)
2002   Dead or Alive, Harewood House, UK (solo)
2001   Staying Alive, Mobile Home, London, UK (solo)
2001   Intimacy, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales
2001   Bittersweet, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, UK
2001   Foil, The Gallery, Falmouth College of Arts and The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, UK
2000   Foil, Gallery Westland Place, London, UK
2000   Green Green Grass, Mobile Home
2000   British School at Rome
2000   The Saatchi Gift, Art Institute, the gallery, Bournemouth, UK
2000   The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London, UK
2000   Staying Alive, Mobile Home, London, UK (solo)
2000   Mantidae, Oxford University Museum, UK (solo)
2000   Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (solo)
2000   Gallery Axel Thieme, Germany (solo)
1999   Peepshow, Mobile Home, London, UK (solo)
1999   Gallery Axel Thieme, Germany
1999   Saatchi in Sheffield, Mappin Art Gallery, UK
1999   The Flower Show, Harewood House, England
1999   Wigmore Fine Art, Mark Fairnington and Sharon Kivland, London, UK
1998   Gallery Axel Thieme, Germany (solo)
1998   Heavier Than Air, Imperial War Museum, London, UK (solo)
1998   Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, USA
1998   Postcards on Photography, Cambridge Darkroom, touring to John Hansard Gallery, Camerawork and Stills Gallery
1998   Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
1998   Relative Values, Harris Museum, Preston, touring to The Rangers House, London, UK
1997   WHAT, Trinity Bouy Wharf, London, UK
1997   Todd Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1995   Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
1995   Connaught Brown Gallery, London, UK
1995   London Stories, Galerie Edition Marie-Louise Wirth, Switzerland
2012    Mark Fairnington. Unnatural History, Texts in German and English by Martin Stather, Darian Leader und Mary Madden. Mannheimer Kunstvereins and Galerie Peter Zimmermann, 2012.
2006    Bethnal Green Boogie, Sarah Kent, Time Out, No. 1883
2006    Death Becomes Him, Jane Neal, The Independent on Sunday, ABC, 27.08.06
2006    Experience and Experiment, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
2005    Insect Poetics,edited by Eric Brown, University of Minnesota Art and Science, Sian Ede, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
2005    Blumenstück.Künstlers Glück, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Infallible, In Search of the Real George Eliot, ARTicle Press
2004    John Moores 23, Walker Art Gallery
2004    Gross Anatomy, Callum McGeoch, Dazed and Confused, June
2004    Creatures Small and Great, John Russell Taylor, The Times Review, 19/05/04
2004    Interview on the Robert Elms Show, BBC Radio London, 11/05/04
2004    Revive, Tank, Volume 3, Issue 8
2004    Fabulous Beasts, Jessica Lack, The Guardian Guide, May 8, 2004
2004    Bitten by the science bug, Charlotte Cripps, The Independent Review, May 4, 2004
2004    The Natural Gallery, Sebastian Smee,The Daily Telegraph, May 1, 2004 Unstuffed Animals, Jane Neal,Art Review, May 2004
2004    Olivier Richon, Mark Fairnington, Sara Harrison, Time Out, No.1752
2004    Mark Fairnington: Staying Alive, Jane Neal, Contemporary No.59
2003    London News, Richard Dyer, Contemporary, November
2003    Transmission Portfolio, Sheffield Hallam University
2003    Transmission: Speaking and Listening Volume 2, Sheffield Hallam University/ Site Gallery
2003    Experiment:conversations in art and science, The Wellcome Trust Dog Publishing
2003    The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery
2003    Like gold dust, Angel Row Gallery
2002    Like Gold Dust, Contemporary, November
2002    Dead or Alive,The Art Newspaper No. 126
2002    Dead or Alive, Rich Jevans ,The Leeds Guide, June
2001    Audio Arts Magazine, November 2001
2001    Game Boy’s Animal Magic, Helen Sumpter, The Big Issue, No. 456
2001    Staying Alive, Sally O’Reilly, Time Out, No.1627 (review)
2001    Mark Fairnington, Duncan Mclaren, Art Review, October 2001
2001    The Reality Bug, Charlotte Mullins, World of Art Newspaper, Thames and Hudson
2001    Foil 3, Eugene Tan, Art Review, March 2001
2001    Foil (catalogue), Michael Phillipson, Dr Jim Mooney
2000    Mark Fairnington (catalogue) Galerie Axel Thieme
2000    Oculus Imaginations From the Photograph to the Real, Mark Gisbourne
2000    Contemporary Visual A rts (issue31)
2000    FAZ (December) Katherina Deschka, Insekten aus der Schublade
2000    Main-Echo (26 October) Horst Roland, Mark Fairnington bei Galerie Axel Thieme
2000    Darmstadter Kulturnachrichten (October and November) Galerie Thieme
2000    The British Journal of Photography, Mantidae
2000    The Guardian Guide, Robert Clark, Mantidae
2000    Realism in 20th Century Painting, Brendan Prendeville
1999    nu critiques painting, Rachel Withers, nu Art Magazine, May 2000
1999    Fine Arts 1999-2000, The British School at Rome
1999    The Wreck of Hope, Izi Glover, Time Out, 05/04/00
1999    The Wreck of Hope, Neal Brown, Independent on Sunday, 26/03/00
1999    The Wreck of Hope, Andrew Wilson, Art Monthly, May 2000
1999    The Wreck of Hope, Stuart Glass, Artist Newsletter, May 2000
1999    The Wreck of Hope, Studio Magazine (Israel), May 2000
1999    Mattresses, Monros and the story of an eye, Duncan Maclaren
1999    The Independent on Sunday, 14/11/99 (review)
1999    The Flower Show (catalogue), Jane Sellars
1998    Postcards from the Edge, Chris Townsend, Ronnie Simpson, Naomi Salaman
1998    Hotshoe International, No. 101
1998    Postcards on Photography, Valerie Reardon, Art Monthly, No. 223 (review)
1998    Postcards on Photography (catalogue), Transparency Transposed, Naomi Salaman
1998    Infiziert von YBA, Dorothee Baer-Bogenschutz, Kunstzeitung 26/1 Heavier than Air (catalogue), The Surrealist War, Simon Morely
1998    Relative Values (catalogue), James Green, Richard Kirwan
1998    Whitechapel Open, Sotiris Kyriacou, Art Monthly No. 216 (review)
1998    Whitechapel Open, Marina Benjamin, Evening Standard 9/4/98
1998    Whitechapel Open, Martin Coomer, Time Out No. 1431 (review)
1998    Postcards on Photography – photorealism and the reproduction Cambridge Darkroom Gallery
1997    WHAT, Martin Coomer, Time Out 23/4/97 (review)
1997    WHAT (catalogue), Mark Gisbourne
1997    Sacha Craddock, The Times 30/12/97
1996    Peter Schauer, Art Review, Autumn 1996
1996    Whitechapel Open, Martin Coomer, Time Out 7/8/96 (review)
1996    Close the door on the Open, Brian Sewell, Evening Standard 1/8/96 (review)