BIOGRAPHY

Born 1979, Washington DC, USA
2002-2004 Master of Fine Art with distinction, Slade School of Fine Art, London
1998-2002 BFA with a concentration in painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
2000-2001 Architectural Design Program, (On Exchange), Ontario College of Art and Design, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Lives in New York, USA

SELECTED ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016
‘Excavators’ (with Will Hutnick), Demo Projects, Springfield, Illinois, USA
‘House Proud’, Biquini Wax, Mexico City, Mexico
2015
‘Stupid Meetings’ (with Mark Dzula), Breve, México City, México
2014
‘A Risky Investment for Boys on the Move’, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, USA
Solo exhibition, Féral Space, México City, México
2013

‘I Can’t Remember Where I Live’, Center for The Visual Arts, Illinois State University, Normal, USA
2012

All of me is asking, all of me is thinking…’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking…’, Customs House, South Shields
2008
‘Mark Epstein & John Walter’, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne
2007
‘The Modern Way With Color Contains Clashes as well as Harmonies’, The Hex, London
2005
‘Local Knowledge’, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, USA
‘Surface Tension’, Toni Heath Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
‘Deal With It’, The Woskob Family Gallery, Pennsylvania, USA
‘Small Victories’, School 33, Baltimore, USA
‘Vox XII: News and Weather’, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, USA
‘PPP: Painters Painting on Paper’, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, USA
‘REBUS’ at SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, USA
‘OPEN (C)ALL: Up For Debate’, BRIC, Brooklyn, USA
2015

‘Art in America’, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Artist-Run, The Satellite Show, Miami, USA
‘Impossible Geometries’, online exhibition, Field Projects, New York, USA
‘Overripe’, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, USA
Ten’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
‘Double Double Visions Visions’, Bushwick Open Studios, The Active Space, Brooklyn, USA
‘Microscopes and Binoculars’, Hoffman LaChance Contemporary, St Louis, USA
‘Salon Zürcher’, Zürcher Gallery, New York, USA
2014
‘Grab Bag’, Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, USA
‘Layers’, C2C Project Space, San Francisco, USA
‘Waiting Room’, Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, USA
2013

‘Where History and Progress Meet’, West Chicago City Museum, West Chicago, USA
‘MAD-LIB[rary] Vol. 4’, New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, Long Island City, USA
‘Luminous Language’, Launch F18, New York, USA
‘Push on the Surface’, Raritan Valley Community College Art Gallery, Branchburg, NJ, USA
2012

‘Dystopian Delight’, Mike Rollins Fine Art, New York, USA
2010
‘Space Series #1’, TrueSilver Union, San Francisco, USA
‘The New Intimists’, NURTUREart Non-Profit, Inc., Brooklyn, USA
‘The BRUCENNIAL 2010: Miseducation’, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, (350 Broadway), New York, USA
2009
‘Curly Q’, Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, USA
Uncommon ground’, Vane, Newcastle upon Tyne
2008
‘Hexospective’, Limoncello, London
‘Tacit Object’, Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ, USA
2007
‘Eye Tricks’, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, USA (catalogue)
‘Drawing the Line’, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, USA (catalogue)
‘Spazi Aperti’, Romanian Academy, Rome, Italy (catalogue)
2006
Summer Show, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, USA
‘Victory Hall Annual’, Victory Hall, Jersey City, USA
Toni Heath Gallery booth, London Art Fair, London
2005
‘New Art ’05’, Kingston Gallery, Boston, USA
‘The Risky Business of Import/Export’, The Tank, New York, USA
2004
‘The Relaxed Audience or Why We Are So Wise’, Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London
‘Reoccupy’, Candid Arts Trust, London
Jeffrey Charles Gallery booth, Zoo Art Fair, London
‘Delayed Gratification’, Space-Twotentwo, London
2003
‘Category B’, Empire Gallery, London
2001
‘Fresh Voices’, Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
2000
‘Cool, Compelling, Collected’, Aidekman Gallery, Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA

SELECTED AWARDS, RESIDENCIES AND CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2016
Curator, ‘VerbList’, E.TAY Gallery, New York, USA
2014
Residency, Féral Space, México City, México
2013

Residency, Illinois State University, Normal, USA
2012
Travelling Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Millay Colony Residency, Austerlitz, New York, USA
Award, Saltonstall Foundation, Ithaca, New York, USA
2007
Macdowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH, USA
Jentel Artist Residency, Lower Piney Creek, WY, USA
2006
Juror’s Award, Painting, Victory Hall Annual, Victory Hall, Jersey City, USA
Drawing Center, Slide registry and viewing program, New York, USA
I-Park Artist Residency, East Haddam, CT, USA
Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture Artist Residency, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
2005
Residency, Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, USA
2004
Dolbey Travel Fellowship, for extended research in Morocco, Spain and Italy in 2005, awarded by the Slade School of Fine Art, London
2003
Project Award, awarded by Slade School of Fine Art, London

LECTURES

2012
Lecture, Northumbria University, Fine Art Department
2006

Public Lecture, Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture
2004
Public Lecture, Slade School of Fine Art

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
‘Mark Joshua Epstein’, interview, JE Greene, Denimm, http://denimm.com/2016/06/mark-joshua-epstein/, (USA)
‘Mark Joshua Epstein’, article, L’Officiel México, lofficielmexico.com/un-colorido-intercambio-de-ideas-con-el-artista-mark-joshua-epstein/, (México/France) April
‘Excavators’, interview (with Will Hutnick), Illinois Times, www.youtube.com/watch?v=MyPm8BWUiRI, (USA) March
Article, New American Paintings (Boston), February
2015
Interview, Melissa Staiger, Painting Is Dead (online review magazine), www.paintingisdead.com/mark-joshua-epstein.html, (USA)
Cover art, Sink Review #14 (online poetry and review magazine), sinkreview.org/, (USA)
2014
Interview at Féral Space, México City, México, vimeo.com/112956131
2012
All of me is asking, all of me is thinking…; Pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking…’, preview, Robert Clark, The Guardian Guide (Manchester), 6-12 October
‘All of me is asking, all of me is thinking…; Pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking…’, preview, NE1 Magazine (Newcastle upon Tyne), 3-17 October
All of me is asking, all of me is thinking…; Pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking…’, review, Mark Robert Doyle, vane.org.uk, first published on a-n: Interface, www.a-n.co.uk/interface, October
2011
‘The Critiques’, interview with Wardell Milan, BOMBlog, www.bombsite.com, 14 October
2009
‘Points of Reference: Artist Mark Epstein’, review, Anna Carnick, Eyes Open (www.annacarnick.com, Arts and culture blogsite), 1 July
‘Uncommon ground’, review, Christopher Collett, Metro Newspaper (London), 11 February
2007
‘Sketch Artists’, Greg Cook, The Boston Phoenix (Boston, USA), 20 November


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