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Mark Wilsher  

PhD at Norwich University College of the Arts/University of the Arts London 2007-11

MA Fine Art Central St Martins 2001-2003
BA (Hons) Mixed Media Art University of Westminster 1996-1999

Solo exhibitions

Everyone is an Curator The Minories Galleries, Colchester 2015
Gallery Shots Norwich University of the Arts Library 2012, Chelsea College of Art 2013, Royal College of Art, UCA Canterbury & University of Brighton 2014
The Yesable Proposition OUTPOST, Norwich 2010 cat.
Unfinished Business Henry Moore Institute, Leeds 2008, and CHELSEA Space 2009 cat.
The History of Sculpture Chapman Gallery, Salford University 2005
King Rosy Wilde, London 2003
At the Scene of the Crime Alsager Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University 2002
Things I have done & things I have seen other people do Virgin Megastore Gallery, Oxford St London 2000

Group exhibitions, performances & projects
Buffet D'Art Meinblau Projektraum, Kunsthaus Meinblau Berlin 2016
'25' London Gallery West 2015

Off the Record Resonance FM 2011 Curated by RCA curating course
Art Salon Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery 2010
Wysing Contemporary: Presents Wysing Arts Centre 2010
Father Figures: Responses to mid-century modernism Leeds Art Gallery 2009
100 Days: Speakers corner Arnolfini, Bristol 2009
Down at the Bamboo Club Picture This, Spike Island, Bristol 2009
Wysing Contemporary: Performed Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge 2009
Talk Show ICA, London 2009 cat.
Kunstwerk Bazaar OUTPOST, Norwich 2008 Curated by Andrew Hunt
/seconds no.8 Selected by Peter Lewis 2008
A Staged Dissent RADAR at Loughborough University 2008
Members' Show OUTPOST, Norwich 2007 Selected by Gavin Turk
Building Sites Francis Hair Fashions Gallery, London 2007 cat.
Peer Esteem Five Years, London 2007
Drawing on Sculpture Leeds Art Gallery 2007 cat.
Shibboleth Dilston Grove, London 2006 cat.
That's us / Wild combination Three Colts Gallery, London 2006
60th Anniversary Show Gimpel Fils, London 2006
After Art School, London Gallery West 2006 cat.
EAST International 05 Norwich Gallery 2005 cat.
Bow Festival 2004 Curated by Barby Asante
Do Something Floating ip, Manchester 2004 Curated by Dave Beech
MacDuff Interiors Jeffrey Charles Gallery 2004 With Jane Simpson
East End Collaborations London 2003 Curated by Live Art Development Agency
Chockerfuckingblocked Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London 2003

Associate Lecturer BA & MA Fine Art Norwich University College of the Arts 2008+
Lecturer BA Mixed Media Fine Art University of Westminster 2003/9
Visiting lecturer BA Fine Art Camberwell College of Arts 2006
Visiting lecturer BA Fine Art Colchester Institute 2006
Visiting tutor MA Sculpture Royal College of Art 2005/6
Visiting tutor MA Fine Art Royal Academy Schools 2005
Visiting tutor BA Fine Art Painting Winchester School of Art 2005
Artist in Residence & visiting tutor BA Combined Media Fine Art, Croydon College 2000/1

Critical writing
Lost & Found Art Monthly no.378 July/August 2014
Jerwood Open Forest Art Monthly no.374 March 2014
Archives Digital vs Print Art Monthly no.369 September 2013
Robert Wilson Art Monthly no.360 Oct 2012
Out of Many, One Art Monthly no.358 Jul/Aug 2012
Time to Reflect (interview with Bethan Huws) Art Monthly no. 344 March 2011
Gillick, Opie, Turnbull (Opie, Gillick) Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy 2011
Beyond Public Art Art Monthly no.331 Nov 2009
Liz Murray & Jess Flood-Paddock Art Monthly no.315 Apr 2008
Imagine Action Art Monthly no.309 Sept 2007
Amy O'Neill Art Monthly no.305 Apr 2007
Norwich Roundup Art Monthly no.304 Mar 2007
Profile: FrenchMottershead Art Monthly no.302 Dec/Jan 2007
Plywood Utopias Feature article, Art Monthly no.299 Sept 2006
The Map is not the Curriculum, After Art School catalogue 2006
Le Voyage Interieur, Art Monthly no.294 Mar 2006
an Future Forecasts: Curated Space Nov 2005
I Really Should  Art Monthly no.289 Sept 2005
Future Primitive Art Monthly no.287 June 2005
Against Explanation Feature article Art Monthly no.286 May 2005
The Aesthetics of the Text Catalogue essay for About Beauty Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt Berlin 2005
Richard Wentworth Art Monthly no.284 Mar 2005
Injury, claustrophobia & fear of farming Catalogue essay for Keith Wilson:Galvanised Milton Keynes Gallery 2004
Rear View Mirror Art Monthly no.281 Nov 2004
Judgement Call Feature article Art Monthly no.280 Oct 2004
Pilot 1 Catalogue for Pilot Oct 2004
Gambiarra:New Art From Brazil Art Monthly no.275 April 2004
Rikrit Tirivanija Art Monthly no.273 Feb 2004
Wittgenstein: Family Likenesses Art Monthly no.272 Dec/Jan 2003/04
Featured in Franzwestite catalogue, Whitechapel Gallery 2003
Vladimir Arkipov Art Monthly no.269 Sept 2003
Smith/Stewart Art Monthly no.262 Dec/Jan 2002/03
Old fart at play Catalogue essay for Air Guitar Milton Keynes Gallery and touring to Cornerhouse, Angel Row & Tullie House 2002-03
Indiscrete Objecthood Interview with Keith Wilson, Tobias Rehberger & Joelle Tuerlinckx on The Object Sculpture at Henry Moore Institute, Untitled magazine Summer 2002
The Sum of the Parts Art Monthly no.260 Oct 2002
Douglas Huebler Untitled Spring 2003
Stan Douglas Art Monthly no.255 April 2002
In many ways the exhibition already happened Art Monthly no.253 Feb 2002
Franz West Art Monthly no.250 Oct 2001
Berlin - London 01 Art Monthly no.248 July/Aug 2001
Lolly Batty Art Monthly no.247 June 2001
David Shrigley Art Monthly no.246 May 2001
Elizabeth Price Art Monthly no.245 April 2001

Talks & panel discussions
Chaired panel discussion on socially engaged art for Aurora festival, Norwich 2009
In conversation with Matthew Darbyshire Outpost gallery 2009
Association of Art Historians Art & authenticity conference, plenary speaker 2008
Chelsea Conversations: Art Writing/Art Criticism Chelsea College of Art 2008
Curating panel discussion for Inspired Art Fair, Whitechapel gallery 2006
Emerge fundraising seminar 2006
Gallery talk After Art School London Gallery West 2006
Curatorial Conversations: The New Wave Chaired first in a series of panel discussions organised by Artquest Jan 2005
Air Guitar panel discussion Cornerhouse Manchester 2002

Curated exhibitions & projects (selected)

12 Instructions Curated with RJ Hinrichsen 2014
Words Are Not Enough Cornford & Cross 2007
COROLA Camberwell College of Arts 2006
Borrow Me FrenchMottershead Camberwell Festival 2006
After Art School London Gallery West 2006
Art for the General Strike, Changing Room Gallery, London 2006

Tablet gallery, The Tabernacle, London W11 2003-05
Jeremy Deller & Alan Kane Notting Hill Carnival poster commission
Babak Ghazi We Make Our Own
Marion Coutts Money
Juan Cruz Three shows
Alex Veness Art for the People
David Medalla & the London Biennale

Virgin Megastore Gallery, Oxford St, London 1999-2001
Carey Young My Megastore
Bob & Roberta Smith Silent videos
Eric Bainbridge
Des Hughes Being Boring
Jessica Voorsanger Stinky Village
Marcia Farquhar Surprise Surprise