Mark Edwards

Born 1965

Education
1998 M.A. Photography, De Montfort University
1997 P.G. Dip. Photography, De Montfort University

Work in Public Collections
The V & A Museum, London
The Government Art Collection (including 10 Downing Street)
Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery
East Contemporary Art


Solo Exhibitions
2014
Places & Landscapes, The Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich

2012
The View From Here; new landscape photographs by Mark Edwards, Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery

2011-12
The View From Here; new landscape photographs by Mark Edwards, The Holburne Museum, Bath (held in conjunction with the museums exhibition Gainsborough's Landscapes: Themes and Variations)

2008
Mark Edwards: Landscapes, Fourth Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou,
China

2005
Disturbances, BCA Gallery, Bedford

2004
Disturbances, Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

1996
Traces and Elements, The Bend in the River Gallery, Gainsborough

1995
Light Rhythms, The Ferry Centre, Oxford


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Monument, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art, Norwich & le musée des beaux arts de Calais, France

2013
Revealed: The Government Art Collection, Ulster Museum, Belfast
The Ground on Which we Walk: Andrew Vass & Mark Edwards The Waterfront Gallery, Ipswich

2012-13
Island Stories; Fifty Years of Photography in Britain, V & A Museum, London

2012
Revealed: The Government Art Collection, Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery

2011-12
Travelling Light, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (Selected by Simon Schama)

2010
Identity, The Hereford Photography Festival

2009
Identity, The Forum, Norwich
These Valued Landscapes (with Emily Cole, Fraser Harrison, James Ireland, Idris Khan, Paul Scott, Katy Woods), Oriel Davies Gallery, Powys

2008
These Valued Landscapes, Bury St. Edmunds Gallery, Bury St. Edmunds
Voewood Projects, Voewood House, Holt

2007
150th Anniversary, The V & A Museum, London
Forest Dreaming, Centre For Contemporary Art and The Natural World, Exeter

2006-7
Photographs From The Collection, The V & A Museum, London

2005
The World, Abridged, (with Oliver Bancroft, Ryan Gander, Sally Osborn, Lucy Skaer)
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge

2004
Commonground, Artsway, Sway
Sanctuary, Fermynwoods Contemporary Art, Kettering
Tempered Ground, (in association with Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art) Museum
of Garden History, London
Crossing the Line, Salthouse Gallery, Salthouse

2003 The Simple Truth, The Norwich Gallery, Norwich

2002 Kettle's Yard Open, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
Mostyn Open, Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno

2001
The Sleep of Reason, (with Bernd & Hilla Becher, Richard Billingham, Thomas Struth, Petra Wunderlich) Focal Point Gallery, Southend-on-Sea

2000
The Sleep of Reason, The Royal Pump Rooms, Leamington Spa and The Norwich Gallery, Norwich

1999
12 Again, De Montfort University, Lincoln

1998
12, The Riverside Studios, London
Identities, De Montfort University, Lincoln

1997
Four Photographers, The Bend in the River Gallery, Gainsborough

1993
Eastern Open, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
Landscape in Photography, Lincolnshire College of Art, Lincoln

1992
Contemporary Photography, Lincolnshire College of Art, Lincoln

1991
Contemporary Photography, Ruskin School of Fine Art, Oxford

Awards/Grants

2014
Shelter, Arts Council England
Awarded to fund a major new body of work and exhibition

2010
The View From Here, Arts Council England
Awarded to fund a major new body of work and exhibition.

2008
A Long Farewell, Arts Council England
Awarded to a major new body of work.

2005
The World At Our Feet, Arts Council England
Awarded to fund a major new body of work.

2003
Disturbances, Arts Council England
Awarded to fund a major new body of work.

2002
Recollections and Reality, Commissions East
Awarded to fund a new body of work based within the Eastern regions of the UK

Commissions

2009
Identity, Photo-id

2007
The V&A 150th Anniversary Album, V&A Museum, London

2004
Tempered Ground, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London

2002
All Our Yesterdays and Today's, (permanent public art installation) GO-East

Articles/Reviews

Art Quarterly. Mark Edwards. Summer, 2013, p85
Financial Times. Industrial Strength Images. 27th March, 2012, p15
Times Higher Education. The Pick - Government Art Collection, Selected by Simon Schama:
Travelling Light
, 22nd December 2011
The Guardian. Exploring the explorers: Schama's art adventure. 16th December, 2011, p13
The Independent. A new view of the artist, 3rd October, 2011, pp 14-15
Green Pebble. Photo-Id. So, Who Are You?, August/September, Issue 11, 2009, pp8-11
The Guardian Guide. Disturbances, September 24th, 2005, p37
[a-n] magazine. The World, Abridged, June, 2005, p7
Art Monthly. The World, Abridged, No. 285, April, 2005, pp27-8
The Guardian Guide. Sanctuary, 23rd October, 2004, p 36
Contemporary. Tempered Ground, no. 66, 2004, pp 62-3
The Guardian (G2). The Simple Truth, 19th May, 2003, p 18
[a-n] magazine. Something in the Ether, May, 2002, p 21
Art Monthly. Artnotes, Issue 256, 2002, p 20
AG. The Sleep of Reason, Vol No. 20, 2000, pp 22-5


Published Writing

Beyond the Intimate. Photo-ID: Photographers and Scientists Explore Identity, Norwich,
2009, p69
Measures of Time and Distance. 2006 www.tc-lethbridge.com/friends
The Republics Of The Marshes. 2005 www.tc-lethbridge.com/friends
Second Sight, review: Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War, Winter, 1998
Second Sight, review: Gerhard Richter. The Daily Practice of Painting. Winter, 1997
Second Sight, review: August Sander. In Photography There Are No Unexplained Shadows.
Summer, 1997
Second Sight, review on Stephen Shore. Uncommon Places. Spring, 1997


Publications

ROBERTS, Keith. Photo-ID: Photographers and Scientists Explore Identity. Norfolk
Contemporary Art Society, Norwich, 2009
My Camera and I. Fourth Lianzhou International Photo Festival, Lianzhou, China, 2008
Catalogues
Revealed: The Government Art Collection. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Exhibition [exhibition catalogue]
, London, (December) 2012
The View From Here. , A Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Exhibition [exhibition
catalogue]
, Norwich, 2012
Travelling Light. A Whitechapel Art Gallery Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], London,
(December) 2011
The View From Here. A Holburne Museum Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Bath, 2011
The V&A 150th Anniversary Album. A V & A Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], London, 2007
The World, Abridged. A Kettle's Yard Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Kettle's Yard,
Cambridge, 2005
Sanctuary. A Fermynwoods Contemporary Art Exhibition [exhibition catalogue],
Kettering, 2004
Tempered Ground. A Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art Exhibition [exhibition
catalogue]
, Museum of Garden History, London, 2004
Crossing The Line. A Salthouse Gallery Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Salthouse, 2004
The Kettle's Yard Open 2002. A Kettle's Yard Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Kettle's
Yard, Cambridge, 2002.
The Sleep of Reason. A Norwich Gallery Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Norwich Gallery,
Norwich, 2000.
12. A De Montfort University Exhibition [exhibition catalogue], Leicester, 1999.
Landscape in Photography. A Lincolnshire College of Art Exhibition [exhibition
catalogue]
, Lincolnshire College of Art, Lincoln, 1993.
Contemporary Photography. A Lincolnshire College of Art Exhibition [exhibition
catalogue]
, Lincolnshire College of Art, Lincoln, 1992.


Recent Lectures

Space & Place, Vizualising the Rural, University of Cumbria
Landscape & Identity. The Annual Court, University Campus Suffolk
Mark Edwards in Conversation with Professor Keith Roberts, Norwich Castle Museum & Art
Gallery
Mark Edwards & Don McCullin in Conversation (chair: Katy Barron), Holburne Museum, Bath
The View From Here, The Research Colloquium, University Campus Suffolk, Ipswich


Visiting Lecturer in Photography

Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
De Montfort University
Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
Lincoln University
Norwich University College of the Arts
Sainsbury Centre for Visual Art (UEA)
Southampton Solent University

Mark Edwards

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