Mark Fairnington


1957 Born in Gateshead, GB
1979-81 St. Martin's School of Art, London, GB
1987-89 Goldsmith's College, London, GB
1986 Greater London Arts, Individual Artists Award
1989 British Council, Exhibition Award
1993 Arthur Anderson Figurative Painting Award
London Arts Board, Individual Artists Award
1995 British Council, Exhibition Award
1996 Serpentine Gallery, Residency in the Jubilee Centre Gym, GB
1997-98 Imperial War Museum, GB
1999 The Sargant Fellowship, British School at Rome, GB
1999-2002 Oxford University Museum of Natural History, GB
2001 Sciart consortium, Research Award
2003 London Arts, Individual Artists Award
AHRB, Research Leave Award
2003-05 Natural History Museum, GB
Mark Fairnington lives and works in London, GB
2017 The Worm In The Bud, Handel Street Projects, London, GB
2015 A London Assembly, Delahunty, London, GB
2014 of People, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
2012 Unnatural History, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim
Unnatural History, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
2011 Flora, Oliver Sears Gallery, Dublin, IE
2010 Bull Market, Bury St Edmunds Art Gallery, Suffolk, GB
2009 Private Collection, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
2008 Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
2007 Dynasty, Art Agents, Hamburg
2006 FRED [London] Ltd., London, GB
2005 Medieval Modern, London, GB
2004 Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Wunderkammer I + II, Kunsthalle Mannheim
  Artlab, Imperial College, London, GB
2003 Mobile Home Gallery, London, GB
2002 Dead or Alive, Oxford University Museum of Natural History, GB
  Dead or Alive, Harewood House, Leeds, GB
2001 Staying Alive, Mobile Home Gallery, London, GB
2000 paintings, Galerie Axel Thieme, Darmstadt
  Mantidae, Oxford University Museum, GB
  Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1999 Peepshow, Mobile Home, London, GB
1998 Gallerie Axel Thieme, Darmstadt
Heavier than Air, Imperial War Museum, London, GB
1997 Flirt, Todd Gallery, London, GB
2017 Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Drawing Biennial 2017, The Drawing Room, London
40 Jahre Galerie, Jubiläumsausstellung / Teil 1, walter storms galerie, München
Konkrete Anliegen - Sammlung Teufel, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
20 Jahre Hölderlinstrasse 55 – Teil 2, Edith Wahlandt Galerie, Stuttgart
2016 Sommerausstellung, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
The Abject Object, Centre for Drawing - Wimbledon College of Art, London, GB
2015 Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Drawing Biennial 2015, The Drawing Room, London, GB
Blow Up - Painting, Photography and Reality, Parafin, London, GB
2014 Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
(detail), Usher Gallery, Lincoln, GB
(detail), Transition Gallery, London, GB
BP Portrait Award 2014, National Portrait Gallery (NPG), London, GB
2013 The Nature of the Beast, New Art Gallery Walsall, GB
Drawing Biennial 2013, The Drawing Room, London, GB
SO Fine Art Editions, Dublin, IE
2010 miscellaneous, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Blood Tears Faith Doubt, Courtauld Gallery, The Courtauld Institute of Art, London, GB
Profusion, Calke Abbey, Derby, GB
2009 The Artist's Studio, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, GB
A Duck for Mr Darwin, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, GB
40 Artists - 80 Drawings, The Drawing Gallery, London, GB
2008 Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Darwin's Canopy, The Natural History Museum, London, GB
War and Medicine, Wellcome Trust touring to The Museum of Hygiene, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden
La Farfalla E La Formica, Galleria Il Chiostro Arte Contemporanea, Saronno, IT
EXPORT/IMPORT, Leipzig Baumwollspinnerei
Bloody Beautiful ( Part #2 ), RONMANDOS, Amsterdam, NL
Farmer's Market, Handel Street Projects, London, GB
2007 Birdwatching, Kunstenaarsvereniging De Vishal, Haarlem, GB
London Assembly, Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts, Brüssel, BE
Bloody Beautiful (Part #1), RONMANDOS, Rotterdam, NL
Bloedmooi, Historisch Museum Rotterdam, NL
The Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwood Space, London, GB
TRADITIONAL BUT NEW, Galerie Binz & Krämer, Köln
Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
Salon Nouveau, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Wien, AT
2006 Royal Academy Summer Show, London, GB
Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
2005 Blumenstück - Künstlers Glück, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
  Infallible In Search of the Real George Eliot, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, GB
2004 John Moores 23, Walker art Gallery, Liverpool, GB
Accrochage, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
  Fabulous Beasts, The Natuaral History Museum, London, GB
  Transmission Portfolio, Domo Baal Gallery, London, GB
2003 The Human Zoo, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, GB
  Infallible In Search of the Real George Eliot, APT Gallery, London, GB
  Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, GB
  Chockerfuckingblocked, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, GB
Comme Ça, Pippy Houldsworth, London, GB
"Back to the Roots" - Bilder und Skulpturen, Galerie Axel Thieme GmbH, Darmstadt
2002 Like gold dust, Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham, GB
  Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rom, IT
  History Revision, Plymouth Arts Centre, GB
  No One Begins a Lunatic, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, GB
  Intimacy, Russel-Cotes Museum, Bournemouth, GB
2001 Intimacy, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Wales, GB
  Bittersweet, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, GB
  Foil, The Gallery, Falmouth College of Arts and The Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, GB
2000 Foil, Gallery Westland Place, London, GB
  Green Green Grass, Mobile Home Gallery, London, GB
  British School at Rome, Rom, IT
  The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London, GB
1999 paintings and photographs, Galerie Axel Thieme GmbH, Darmstadt
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