Biography

B. 1976 Harare, Zimbabwe.

Education, 1996-1999, Bachelor of Fine Arts Honors Degree, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

Marc Standing was born and raised in Zimbabwe. After completing his painting honors degree at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, he immigrated to Australia, after then spending the next 7 years in Hong Kong. In 2018 he permanently relocated to London where he is now based.

Standing is a storyteller, and his practice is infused with topics regarding, science, biology, identity, mythologies, otherness, and our globalized world.

Standing's works have been shown extensively throughout Australia, Hong Kong and Shanghai and have also been included in prominent Australian art prizes, as well as a commission work for The Groucho Club in London, a nominee for the Sovereign Asian Art Prize, and acquired by Artbank in Australia. His work has also been exhibited in Shangahi, New York, London, Holland, Hong Kong, South Africa and Zimbabwe. He has taken part in residencies in Mexico, London and the Philippines and is artist in residence at Amilla Fushi in the Maldives.

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

'Lamina', Raro London

2018

Sprigg Gallery, London

2017

Art Labor, Shanghai

2016

The Oracles, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne

The Eternal Return, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.

2015

‘The Shadow Men’, King Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

2014

‘The Mystics’, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.

2013

‘The Phosphorescence’, King Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

‘Lost Wonders’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

‘The Duchess of Avon’, Trink Tank Tank, Melbourne, Australia.

2011

‘Waking Me Forever’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

‘FLUX’, Chelsea College of Arts, London

2016

‘Teleportation’, Art Labor, Shanghai.

‘Fireflowers’, Art Labor, Shanghai.

2015

‘Art Index Fair’, Art Fitch Alliance, Mumbai, India.

‘New York Now! 015’, Factory Arts Project, New York.

‘Glennfidich Art Bar’, Sydney Contemporary, Sydney, Australia.

2014

‘Platform for Emerging Artists’, Leyden Gallery, London, UK.

‘Dreaming in Colour’, Art Labor, Shanghai, China.

‘Justice Center Human Rights Art Prize,’ Sundaram Gallery, Hong Kong.

‘Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize’, Finalist, South Australian Museum, Adelaide, Australia.

‘Art Athina’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Athens, Greece.

‘Redlands Konica Minolta Art Prize’, Finalist, NAS, Sydney, Australia.

2013

‘Art Athina’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Athens, Greece.

‘Wonder Works’, The Space, Art HK 2013, Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.

‘Sovereign Asian Art Prize Exhibition’, Finalist, Rotunda Exchange Square, Hong Kong. Espace Louis Vuitton, Singa­pore.

‘Project 13, Jamais Vu’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

‘Looking Forward’, King Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.

‘Clayton UTZ Art Award’, Finalist, Brisbane, Australia.

 

RESIDENCIES

2019 - 2017

Artist in residence, Amilla Fushi, Maldives.

2017

Elmo’s House, The Philippines

Art Labor residency, Shanghai, China

2015

Artist in residence, One&Only, Maldives

Puebla, Mexico

 

COLLECTIONS

The Groucho Club London

Cathay Pacific Lounge Hong Kong

Artbank, Australia

Numerous private collections internationally