Commissions


2018

Look on me and be renewed: In collaboration with Dr John Marsden, Professor of Addiction Psychology at King’s College London and Changing 7: London, United Kingdom

2017

Peace Room: Flags of Peace commission for traveling public art exhibition: Netherlands

2015

Wayfinding: Site-specific public installation, International Artist Initiated Cultural Programme, David Dale Gallery: Glasgow, Scotland

2014

Victoria: Site-specific public installation, Fresh Stops, Adopt-a-stop/Fresh Milk: Barbados 


Artist Residencies


2018 Yaddo: Saratoga Springs, New York [upcoming]

2013 Caribbean Linked ll - Ateliers ‘89: Oranjestad, Aruba

2013 Fresh Milk: St. George, Barbados

2012 Alice Yard: Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago

2011 Frans Masereel Centrum: Kasterlee, Belgium


Selected Group Exhibitions

 
2018

HOOKED, Science Gallery London: London, United Kingdom (September 21, 2018 - January 6, 2019)

Koorkappen en designs FASHIONCLASH, Bonnefanten Museum: Maastricht, Netherlands

Showroom Limburg, Cube Design Museum: Kerkrade, Netherlands

Flags of Peace, Spring House: Amsterdam, Netherlands

2017

Universal Belonging, Prizm Art Fair: Miami, FL

My Collection, The Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA):
New York, NY

Flags of Peace, Chassé Promenade Breda: Breda, Netherlands

2015

Finite Project Altered When Open, David Dale Gallery: Glasgow, Scotland

2014

ARC + NLS, (E)merge Art Fair: Washington, D.C.

International Artist Initiated Cultural Programme, David Dale Gallery: Glasgow, Scotland

FRAMES Centre for Contemporary Arts, Merchant Square: Glasgow, Scotland

After the Flood, Liquid Courage Gallery: Nassau, Bahamas

2013

Caribbean Linked ll, Ateliers ‘89: Oranjestad, Aruba

2012

A Negation of Preconceptions, Fresh Milk: St. George, Barbados

2011

The Cheaper Show No. 10, Rise Kingsway: Vancouver, Canada

15,000 Words, Cutty Contemporary Art Gallery: Vancouver, Canada

2010

Please Excuse the Mess, The Bay Salone: Los Angeles, California

There and Back, Bridgetown Gallery: Bridgetown, Barbados

The Cheaper Show No. 9, W2 Storyeum: Vancouver, Canada


Honors


2011  Lucie Foundation E-pprentice Recipient


Collections


Frans Masereel Centrum: Kasterlee, Belgium

Ateliers ‘89: Oranjestad, Aruba


Bibliography


James Cooper, SEEEN #2 p. 11 - 12, July, 2017

Sofia Maldonado, The Huffington Post A Jump in the Sea, September 9, 2013

Naoto Miyazaki, Montem Magazine issue 02, Mark King p. 4-10, September, 2013

Tanisia Morris, Arc Magazine Barbadian Photographer Turns ‘Plastic’ Into Gold, July 27, 2013

Dan Abbe, American Photo Magazine Mark King, How You Living? February 25, 2013

Natalie McGuire, Caribbean Beat Magazine Changing the game: seven rising talents in Barbados’s contemporary art, issue 118, November/December 2012


Publications


Mark King, Plastic, Mossless Publishing, New York, NY, July 2013

  • LA Art Book Fair, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, California. January - February 2014
  • New York Art Book Fair, MoMA Ps1, Queens, New York.  September 2013
  • Launch & Book Signing, The Newsstand, Brooklyn, New York. July 2013
  • I Never Read Book Fair, Basel, Switzerland. June 2013

Mark King, THERE AND BACK, self-published, Barbados, 2010

  • Pop up shop, Casa Quien, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. March 24, 2018

Mark King, Photographs from Mark King, self-published, Barbados, 2009

  • Pop up shop, Casa Quien, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. March 24, 2018


Talks


2018

Hooked in the city, Science Gallery London, London, United Kingdom: In conversation with Dr. John Marsden and HOOKED curator Hannah Redler Hawes. 

2014

Making work away from home, Transforming Spaces, National Art Gallery of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas: In conversation with Amanda Coulson, Blue Curry, and Heino Schmid. 


Education


The Academy of Art University, M.F.A. Photography
August 2005 - May 2008, San Francisco, CA

Howard University, B.A. Advertising
August 2001 - May 2005, Washington, D.C.









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