CURRICULUM VITAE

Mark Hislop lives and works in Melbourne. He completed a Master of Art at Chelsea School of Art and Design, London in 1994 and was awarded a Samstag International Visual Art Scholarship in 1993. He has been the recipient of Australia Council for the Arts new work grants in 1995 and 2000. and was awarded the Helsinki studio in 2015-16. His work has been exhibited in Australia, the UK, New York and Helsinki and is held in a number of public collections including Artbank, University of Western Sydney and BHP Biliton.

Mark was a finalist in the Dobell Prize for Drawing at AGNSW in 2009 and 2010 as well as a finalist in the Paul Guest Prize 2010, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria and the Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria in 2010 and 2014. Mark was awarded the People's Choice Award in Art on paper, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney, 2009 and the People's Choice Award in the Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize PLC, Sydney in 2009.


EDUCATION

1994 Master of Art, Chelsea School of Art and Design, London.
1987 Graduate Diploma in Professional Art Studies, City Art Institute, UNSW
1986 Bachelor of Arts, City Art Institute, UNSW

AWARDS

2015 Australia Council for the Arts, Studio Residency, Helsinki
2009 People’s choice award, Art on paper Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2009 People’s choice award, Adelaide Perry drawing prize, PLC, Sydney
2000 Australia Council for the Arts, New Work grant
1999 NAVA marketing promotional grant
1995 Australia Council for the Arts, New Work grant
1993 Samstag International Visual Art Scholarship
1987 National Student Art Award
1987 Douglass Student Art Award
1987 University Medal, UNSW

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 No maps for us, HIAP studio exhibition, Helsinki
2012 The Inbetween, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
2011 Its about time, Death Be Kind, Melbourne
2010 Drawing, Sophie Gannon Gallery, Melbourne
2009 James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2008 James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2006 James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2001 Gallery 4A, Sydney
2000 Elastic, Sydney
1999 First Floor, Melbourne
1999 151 Gallery, Sydney
1998 151 Gallery, Sydney
1998 Side-On Gallery, Sydney
1997 Firstdraft, Sydney
1996 Foyer Gallery, University of Western Sydney.
1992 Irving Galleries, Sydney

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    Still Life and Impetuous Objects, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2016   National Works on Paper, Mornington Regional Art Gallery
           40 x 40, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
2015   Direction 1, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
          Grand Visions 40/40, Wagner Contemporary, Sydney
          Group grope, Incidents above a bar, melbourne
2014   40 x 40, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
          Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria
          Drawing: A fundamental liberation 4, Wagner Art Gallery, Sydney
2013   Art on paper Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
2011   Platform, Melbourne curated by Nat Thomas
          Deck the halls, MIchael Reid Gallery, Sydney
2010  Dobell Prize for Drawing AGNSW
          Private Room: Australian Art from Private Collections, Michael Reid Gallery, Sydney
          Paul Guest Prize 2010, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria
          Rick Amor Drawing Prize, Art Gallery of Ballarat, Victoria
2009 Dobell Prize for Drawing AGNSW
          Art on paper Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney
          Hobart Art Prize Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
          Adelaide Perry Drawing Prize PLC, Sydney
          Colouring-in James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2008 9 shades of white James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
          Monobrow Hell Gallery, Melbourne
          Postcard show Linden Arts Centre, Melbourne
2007 Colouring the landscape James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
          Paper James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2006 Lucky 7 James Dorahy Project Space, Sydney
2005 The year in art 2005 SH Irvin Gallery, Sydney
          Elastic: The Archive Project Cross Art Projects, Sydney. 
          Marking Time Scott Donovan Gallery, Sydney
          Invitation Only Sir Herman Black Gallery, Sydney
          Deep Purple Manning Clarke House, Canberra
          Pheonix Prize for Spiritual Art School of Art Gallery, ANU, Canberra
          Popcorn Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
2004 Elastic Book Launch and Exhibition Elastic Residence, London,UK.
2003 Word Egizio’s Project, New York, NY.
          New York Calling Australian studio, PS1 Centre of Contemporary Art, New York, NY.
2002 Mondo Cane II Leroy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY.
          Escape Egizio’s Project, New York, NY.
          Attention Span Freespace, Sydney.
2001 Caravan Freespace, Sydney.
          OK Computer Leroy Neiman Gallery, New York, NY.
2000 Pixel Elastic Gallery, Sydney.
          Group Show Side-On Gallery, Sydney.
          Sulman Prize AGNSW, Sydney
1999  Helen Lempierre Scholarship Artspace Sydney
         Silver 25th Anniversary Exhibition, College of Fine Arts, Sydney.
         Mannerism, Smith & Stoneley, Brisbane.
         ‘69’ Side-On Gallery, Sydney.
         Love Letters to John Macdonald 151 Gallery, Sydney. 
         Group Show Herringbone Gallery, Sydney.
1998 Mondo Cane Herringbone Gallery, Sydney.
         Shorn, Temple Studio, Melbourne
         One-Hour Photo First Floor, Melbourne.
1997 Collector Firstdraft, Sydney
         Triptych, Level Gallery, Sydney.
1996 System Error – Biennale of Sydney Satellite Exhibition Firstdraft, Sydney.
1995  Past the Post Grand Hall Gallery, Liverpool, UK.
1994  Past the Post Clove 2 Gallery, London, UK.
          Out of The 90’s Mall Galleries, London, UK.
1993  Samstag Exhibition University of South Australia Art Museum, Adelaide.
         Site Regained Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney.
         Sulman Prize AGNSW, Sydney
         29 Ways West Campbelltown City Art Gallery.
1991 The Artists Eye Rex Irwin Art Dealer, Sydney
        Blake Prize Blaxland Gallery, Sydney

REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

1990 Lynette Fern, Casting An Eye on newly Emerging Talent, Sydney Morning Herald, 12 October

Jacques Delaruelle, The Artists Eye, The Sydney Review, November

1992 Celia Winter-Irving, Mindscapes-Mark Hislop, Crafts Arts International #26, pp49-51

Elwyn Lynn, Cringe Theory Gives Way to Admiration, The Australian, 4 March

Lynette Fern, Potency of the banal as a Fitting Object, Sydney Morning Herald, 14 March 

Ross Wolfe, Catalogue Essay, Samstag International Visual Art Scholarship, University of South Australia Art Museum, May

1993 Ken Bolton, Samstag Exhibition, Art Monthly, July pp31-32

1994 David Ryan, 4 Essays Catalogue, Clove 2 Gallery, London, May

Elvis Richardson, Go-On Catalogue Essay, Liverpool, UK

1996 Bruce James, Galleries, Sydney Morning Herald, 2 August 

Jacqueline Millner, Formalism Revisited, Artlink Vol 17, No 4, pp33-35

Alex Gawronski, Mark Hislop/Elvis Richardson, Review, Art & Text 61, pp97-98

1998 Bruce James, The Shows that Time Forgot, Sydney Morning Herald, August

1999 Jacqueline Millner, Designer Drugs, Article, Art & Text 64, pp36-38

2000 Courtney Kidd, Australian Art Collector, April

2001 Alex Gawronski, Now you see it, Review, Broadsheet, pp19, January

Leah McLeod, Elastic Review, Globe E Journal. 

2002 Liz Pulie, Interview- Australian Artists Overseas, Lives of the Artists #2

2004 Anne Finegan Elastic- Printed Project 2002 Eyeline November

2005 Artlife http://artlife.blogspot.com/2005_04_01_archive.html

Artrave Artlink, Vol 25 no1 

2006 Sun Herald, April

Greg Moore, Off the wall, Realtime 73, June/July

2007 Felix Radcliff, First anniverary (Paper), The program, August

2008 Amita Kirpalani, Mark Hislop ArtWorld, issue 1, pp100-103, February

Tracey Clement, Sydney Morning Herald, Metro, 13 June

Valerie Kabov, Art Matter March 2008

Valerie Kabov, Art Matter June 2008

2009 John Matthews, Artkritque blog, December

2010 Artbank calendar Mark Hislop, November
Dr Marcus Bunyan, Mark Hislop, Drawings Artblart, March

Penny Webb, Galleries: Mark Hislop, The Age, Melbourne Magazine, p95, March

Paintergirl, Turning your back, The Vine 26 February

Eugene Barilo v. Reisberg, Snapshot of exhibitions in Albert Street, Richmond http://artsdiary365.wordpress.com/2010/03/21/snapshot-of-exhibitions-in-albert-street-richmond/ 21 March

Dan Rule, Around the galleries, The Age, 13 March 

Dylan Rainforth, The Arts, The Age, 9 March

Valerie Kabov, Why art? March 2010 newsletter March

Christopher Allen, To express what only drawing will allow, The Australian 14 December

2011 James Cockington, Treasure trove of talent, The Age 16 Nov, p12

2012 Carrie Kibbler, Someone to watch over you, Portrait, National Portrait Gallery magazine, issue 43 Jun-Aug.

Carrie Miller, The Inbetween, http://theartlife.com.au/2012/the-inbetween/ The Artlife, July 20

COLLECTIONS

Artbank
University of Western Sydney
BHP Biliton
Private collections in Australia, UK, USA and New Zealand