Mark Clare graduated from St. Martins College of Art & Design, London (1992), with a BA (Hons) Fine Art Sculpture, before completing a MA in Fine Art at the University of Ulster (2004).
He has had several solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally including most recently Dreamhouse – A Solo show at LaGrange Art Museum Georgia USA, 2011. Remote Control – The Illges Gallery Georgia USA 2011; The World Could Wait No Longer – The Red House, Syracuse New York USA 2010 and Galleria XX1, Warsaw, Poland 2009;
My World is Over – The LAB, Dublin Ireland 2009; One Mans Terror Is Another Man Freedom – Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin and Platform, Vasa, Finland 2007; Another Day In My Kingdom – The Gallery of Photography, Dublin 2007; Nothing Is Out Of Place – Oberƒálzer Kúnstlerhaus, Schwandorf, Germany 2006.
Selected Group Shows have included: CUBEOpen – Centre for the Urban Built Enviorenment, Manchester, UK 2011; Terrible Beauty—Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance Dublin Contemporary, Ireland 2011; LUMEN Video Art Festival Staten Island NYC USA 2011; With Hands And Feet – Torrance Art Museum California USA 2011; Oppositions & Dialogues – Kunstverein Hanover, Germany 2009; Dictatorship of the Majority – Sculpture Quadrennial, Riga, Latvia 2008; There’s No Place Like Utopia – FiveMyles, Brooklyn, NYC, USA 2008; Green Screen – Institute of Contemporary Art Newtown, Sydney, Australia 2008 and No Time for Vacation – EV+A Limerick, Ireland 2008.
He has also exhibited in Australia, China, Finland, Italy, Japan, Serbia, Slovenia and Spain and participated in a number of International residencies.