Marc Standing

Marc Standing is a British/Australian artist who was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He obtained his BAFA honors degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa with distinctions in painting.
He has spent time between Australia and Hong Kong and now resides in London.
Standing has taken part in numerous group and solo exhibitions internationally and is represented by Art Labor in Shanghai. He has also been a finalist in many art prizes over the years, including the Sovereign Asian Art Prize. He too has work in The Groucho Club in London.
Over the last three years Standing has been artist in residence at Amilla Fushi in the Maldives, and has taken part in residencies in the Philippines, Shanghai, and Mexico.
Standing’s vibrant and inventive painting has developed along a complex path. Sublime in the originality and mastery of his brush stroke, they are informed by anthropology, biology and the complexities of existence, both physical and metaphysical.

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2017 - 2019
Artist in Residence, Amilla Fushi, Maldives

2016                  
Elmo’s House, The Phillipines

Artist in Residence, Amilla Fushi, Maldives
Art Labor residency, Shanghai, China
2015                   
Artist in Residence, The One and Only Resort, Maldives

Artist in Residence Arquetopia in Puebla, Mexico
2014      
Justice Centre Choice Award 
Hagar International workshop in conjunction with the Soveriegn Art Foundation, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Arquetopia 'Day of the Dead' Residency, Puebla, Mexico.
2013                    
Clayton Utz Art Award [Highly Commended] Clayton Utz, Brisbane

2005                    
Regional Art Awards, Viewer’s Choice, QLD

More

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019
START Fair, Art Labor, London

Lamina, Raro London, London
2018
Paintings, Sprigg Gallery, London

2016
The Eternal Return, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2015
The Shadow Men, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney

2014
The Mystics, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong

2013
Phosphorescence, King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
Lost Wonders, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
2011
Waking Me Forever, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
2009
The Unknown Land of the South, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne
2008
The Playground, South Coast Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
2004
The Human Wreckage, Gallery Wawana, Maastricht, Holland
2003
Metamorphia, Gallery Wawana, Maastricht, Holland
2002
A Post Apocalyptic Independence, Gallery Wawana, Maastricht, Holland

2001
Psychosis, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
We Must Cultivate Our Garden, The Sixteen Trust, London

2018
Play, Re Centre, London

2017
FLUX, Chelsea College of Art

Paint the Web Pink, Art Labor, Shanghai, China
2016
Teleportation, Art Labor, Shanghai, China
Art Central, Anita Beckers Gallery, Hong Kong
2015
Sydney Contemporary Art Fair, Gledfiddich Stand, Sydney
New York Now, New York
Art Index Fair, Ftich Art Alliance, Mumbai, India
Signal 8, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2014
Human Rights Art Prize, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Honk Kong

Art Taipei, The Cat Street Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
Dreaming in Colour, Art Labor, Shanghai, China
Affordable Art Fair, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong
2013
Asia Art Archive Fundraiser, Christies, Hong Kong
Sovereign Asian Art Prize - Finalist, Espace Louis Vuitton, Singapore  
Art Athina, Anna Pappas Gallery, Athens, Greece
2012
A Verdant Heart, King Street Gallery, Sydney

Operation Smile, The Space, Hong Kong
The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, USA
Work on Paper, Jeffrey Leder Gallery, New York, USA
Urban Creatures, Toyota Emerging Art Exhibition, Melbourne
2011
LA Art Show, Skotia Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2010
Snowballs and Disco, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, Hong Kong

2009
On Paper, Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne

Off The Wall, Melbourne, Australia.
2008
Melbourne Art Fair, Brenda May Gallery, Melbourne

Memento Mori, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
Shelf Life, Delmar Gallery, Sydney
2007
I’m as Mad as Hell, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney
Art Melbourne 2007, Melbourne
2003
Zimbabwe Now, The Royal Academy, The Hague, Holland

Artists for Zimbabwe, Gallery 27, London, UK
2002
Business As Usual, Harare International Arts Festival [HIFA], National Gallery, Zimbabwe            
2000
Works on Paper, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe

Marc Standing is a British/Australian artist who was born and raised in Zimbabwe.
95x95cm, Marc Standing
100x100cm, Marc Standing
80x80cm, Marc Standing
120x120cm, Marc Standing
150x120cm, Marc Standing