• Stammer, Néons blancs, aluminium, 24 x 30 x 16 cm, (série of 3 + AP), 2007

  • Applause, Wood-cased, light box with white neon and colored vinyl, 70 x 50 x 18 cm, 2007

  • Changes, Néon blanc clignantant et plexiglas, dimensions variables, 2009

  • W/T Horloge cinétique, 48 x 170,5 x 15,5 cm, 2015

  • Vidimus IV (Disappear here) light box, vinyl 2015 (series of 3 + AP) 100x 100x7

  • Some were in the background somewhere in the background (beacon), Néon blanc clignotant, Dimensions variables, 2015

  • Vidimus II (Disappear here), light box, vinyl, (series of 3 + AP), 100 x 100 x 7 cm, 2015

  • T.R.Y., lightbox and vinyl, (series of 5 (AP sold)), 63,5 x 46 x 10,5 cm, 2009

  • Vue de l'exposition, Clear Recent History

  • A View (Here NowNowhere), Porcelaine, aluminium, acrylique et matériaux de modelage, Dimensions variables, 2015

  • Vue de l'exposition, Clear Recent History

  • Vue de l'exposition, Clear Recent History

  • Vue de l'exposition, Clear Recent History

  • Ladder/Track, Néon blanc, 196 X 19 X 5 cm, 2013

  • A loneliness that lasts a million lifetimes (Alone in time), Néons blancs, 90x 71x 4,5 cm, 2009

  • Im on pause yet everything moves on (I never move), Néons blancs (series of 3 + AP), 75 x 71 x 4,5 cm, 2009

  • Cross hands, Néon clignotant blanc et aluminium, 100 x 100 x 11 cm, 2015

Mark Melvin

Born: Bury, UK, 1979
Web: www.markmelvin.co.uk


2006 – 2007
Masters of Fine Art
University of The Arts London – Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London, UK
2005 – 2006
M.A. studies in Context and Media
Konsthögskolan Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden
1999 – 2002
B.A. Hons in Fine Art (first class)
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, UK / Maryland Institute College of Art & Design, Baltimore, USA
1998 – 1999
B.Tec Diploma in Foundation Studies (merit)
Leeds College of Art & Design, UK



Clear Recent History, Yoko Uhoda Gallery, BE
Solo presentation, Someth1ng, London, UK
Solo presentation with Matches Fashion, at Matches Fashion HQ, London, UK
Forget to Remember, Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin, Germany
T.R.Y. @ Schau Fenster, Schau Ort, Zurich, Switzerland
Closing Time, Horatio Jr., London, UK
Interval, Hackney Picture House, London, UK
Sunday, Cob Gallery, London. UK
Solo presentation, With Galerie Sherin Najjar, Solo Projects, Basel, Switzerland
Remember to Forget, Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin, Germany
Looking Forward to Looking Back, Solo exhibition, Sassoon Gallery, London, UK
The Second Hand Unwinds, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, UK



First Summer, Yoko Uhoda, Liege, Belgium
BAL de Galeries, Liege, Belgium
Partial Presence, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Beste Aussichten, Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin, Germany
Illuminate, Shire Hall Gallery, Stafford UK
Art Vienna with Galerie Sherin Najjar, Vienna, Austria
Art Istanbul with Galerie Sherin Najjar, Istanbul, Turkey
View Point, Museum Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Gjentagelse, Gallery Pictura, Lund, Sweden
Beyond the Dustheaps, Charles Dickens Museum, London, UK
Brachen-Siedlung,(Wasteland Settlement) touring exhibition, Nijmegen and Arnhem, Netherlands and Duisburg, Germany
A Man is not a tree, Galerie Sherin Najjar, Berlin, Germany
White Garden, group exhibition, Hospital Júlio de Matos Lisbon, Portugal
Mark Melvin and Tom Lewis, ROA Gallery, London, UK
Frustration Canon with Skup Palet at Copenhagen Alternative Art Fair, Denmark
Apocalypse Now, group exhibition, Red Wire Gallery, Liverpool, UK
Concrete and Glass, Beach Blanket Babylon, London, UK
In and Out of Place, The Krautcho Club, 176 Gallery, London, UK and Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany.
Twilight Suite, Louise T Blouin Institute, London, UK
Spin – The Art of Record Design, University of the Arts, London, UK
Becks Fusions, Manchester, UK
Staff Exhibition , Phillips De Pury, London, UK
Nihilism, Paraplufabriek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
4 New Sensations, Old Truman Breweries, London, UK
Out ofThe Frying Pan, L’ Espace Uhoda, Liege, Belgium
Nationwide Mercury Prize Exhibition, The Hospital, London, UK
11.427 Central Saint Martins MA Interim Exhibition, Barge House, London, UK
Apropos 300, Galleri 300m3, Gothenburg, Sweden
Apropos 90, Monumentalen, Gothenburg, Sweden
Be careful who you trust, Glass Husset, Valand, Gothenburg, Sweden
Because Steven said so, Rotor 1 Gallery, Gothenburg, Sweden
A deedle dodo, Intermedia Gallery Glasgow, UK
4/4, presented by AKA, Mackintosh Museum, Glasgow, UK
Parlour/Parloir, Free Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Open to the Public, Art Station, Crewe, UK
Graduate show reel, C.C.A., Glasgow, UK
Glasgow School of Art Degree Show, Mackintosh Building, Glasgow, UK
The Great Escape, Glasgow Project Rooms, Glasgow, UK


2007 Saatchi 4 New Sensations finalist
2007 Nationwide Mercury Prize Art Competition 2007 (winner)
2006 A.H.R.C. Research Preparation Masters Award
2006 Adlerbertska Hospitiestiftelsens Award
2006 Otto and Charlotte Manheimersfond Award
2005 ArnulfskaAward
2004 Crosby Homes Manchester City Art Prize (winner)

Museum Huis Marseille Collection, Netherlands
Zabludowicz Collection, UK
Uhoda Collection, Belgium
Nationwide Mercury Prize Collection, UK
Other private collections, UK
Solo exhibition Yoko Uhoda Gallery, Liege, Belgium

2010 White Garden, Re:productions (as director and editor)
2010 Junior Apprentice (episode 4), Talk back Thames for BBC 1 (as artist)
2010 Ever Here I be, Scottish Screen,short film, directed by Kate Burton (as artist)
2009 No Mans Land, Re:productions (as director)
2009 Contested Ground, Re:productions (as director)
2008 Nihilsm Silence and the Refusal to Speak, South East London Film Collective (as artist)
2008 Looking forward to looking back, South East London Film Collective (as artist)
2007 Tribeca 75 TV, Paris. Out of the Frying pan (as artist)
2007 3minute wonder documentary by Tiger Aspect for Channel 4 (as artist)
2007 BBC radio Manchester – new bulletin (interview)
2007 Channel M – breakfast show and news bulletin (interview)
2007 Key 103 – news bulletin
2007 Xfm Manchester – new bulletin
2007 Revolution – news bulletin
2007 Tower Fm – news bulletin (interview)
2005 Channel M – entertainment bulletin (interview)

The Marseillaise, 15 years of collecting, HM press
Mark Melvin, Galerie Sherin Najjar, publication
Mark Melvin artworks, Starkmann bibliography, Starkamann press
White Garden, P28, Lisbon, Portugal
Out of the Frying Pan, L’espace Uhoda, Liege, Belgium
Mark Melvin The Second Hand Unwinds, Manchester City Art Gallery and Cornerhouse publications, Essays by Claire Doherty and Ross Birrell
4/4, AKA publications, Essays by Adam Melvin and Ross Birrell

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