Artist: Mark Wright
Media: oil and acrylic on canvas
Dimensions: 152 x 152 cm
Estimate: £5,000 - £8,000
Mark Wright’s Bio:
Mark Wright holds his BFA from Central Saint Martin’s College of Art and Design, London and his MFA from the Royal College of Art, London. Select solo exhibits include The D’Arcy Thompson Museum, University of Dundee, 2013; Seven Seven Gallery, London, 2008; Carter Presents, London, 2008; Metropole Galleries, The Leas, Folkestone, Kent, 2005; I-Level Gallery, London, 2003; Rhodes + Mann Gallery, London, 2000; Jason and Rhodes Gallery, London, 1996; Lannon Gallery, New York, 1994; Galeria Alda Cortez, Lisbon, 1993; Anderson O’ Day Gallery, London, 1992; Winchester Gallery, Hampshire, 1991. Select group shows include Edinburgh College of Art, 2019; Coombs Contemporary: Watson Farley & Williams, London, 2019; University of Brighton, 2018; University of Northampton, 2017; Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne, 2016; D’Arcy Thompson Art Collection, Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh, 2016; Mall Galleries, London, 2016; James Freeman Gallery, London, 2016; Darbyshire Gallery, London, 2016; James Freeman Gallery, 2015 and 2014; Usher Gallery, Lincoln, UK, 2015; The D’Arcy Thompson Museum, University of Dundee, 2014; Transition Gallery, London, UK, 2014; H Project Space, Bangkok, Thailand, 2014; Collyer Bristow Gallery, London, 2013; Lion and Lamb Gallery, London, 2013; & model gallery, Leeds, 2013-2014; Pippy Holdsworth Gallery, London, 2012; Galeria Cadaques, Spain, 2012; Carter Presents, London, 2012; Gallery Stock Berlin, Berlin, 2012; Wimbledon College of Art, London, Phoenix Gallery, Exeter; Charlie Smith Gallery, London, 2012; Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall, 2012 .Wright’s work is found in various private collections as well as a number of prominent corporate and public collections including British Airways, Deutsche Bank; Dundee Museums Collection; Merrill Lynch; Montpellier Chapter Art Collection; Pfizer’s Art Collection; Royal College of Art; Slade School of Art; Sony International; TI Group Collection and the Wellcome Trust Collection. The artist has served as a lecturer at numerous universities and art schools over the last twenty years including the University of Brighton; Loughborough University School of the Arts, English and Drama; The Glasgow School of Art; Parsons Paris School of Art and Design; Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford University; University College for Creative Arts, Canterbury, Kent; University of Northumbria and the Wimbledon School of Art among others. Wright is the recipient of various awards and honours including The Montpellier Chapter Art Collection Commission, 2010; Research Awards, Loughborough University School of the Arts, 2000,2003 and 2008; and Research Sabbatical, Loughborough University, 2007-2008; Wellcome Trust Commission, 2001; Research Fellow in Fine Art Painting, Kent Institute of Art & Design, 1998-2001; British Council Awards, 1994 and 1995; Visiting Fellow in Painting, Winchester School of Art, 1990-1991 and the Boise Travel Award, New York, 1990. Selected collections: British Airways, David Roberts Collection, Deutsche Bank .