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(b. 1958, Canada)

Lives in works in London, England



Harrow College of Art

Polytechnic of Central London




Anniversary, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

Mark Lewis: Canada, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Galveston, The Contemporary Austin, Texas


Five Landscapes, Canada House, London

Mark Lewis, The Power Plant, Toronto

Above and Below, Le Bal, Paris


Invention au Louvre, Musée du Louvre, Paris

Mark Lewis, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto

Utopia, Failed, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK


Mark Lewis, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver

curated by Diana Freundl, Vancouver Art Gallery Offsite, Vancouver, Canada

Mark Lewis, L’Espace de l’art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France

Pull Focus, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Nederlands, curated by Diana Franssen


Man, Daniel Faria Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Art Gallery of Hamilton, Canada, curated by Mellisa Bennett


Mark Lewis, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Switzerland, curated by Olivier Kelimayer,

Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, USA, curated by Dominique Blurhrer

Mark Lewis, Volker Bradtke, Dusseldorf, curated by Adam Harrison


Mark Lewis, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Mark Lewis, Forte di Bard, Aosta, Italy, curated by Nicolleta Pallini

The Film Effect, Forum Expanded; International Film Festival Berlin, Canadian Embassy, Berlin, Germany, curated by Stefanie Schultz Strathaus

Mark Lewis, Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland, curated by Dawn Williams


Mark Lewis, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy, curated by Christiana Collu and Saretto Cincinelli

Cinecity Presents: Mark Lewis, University of Brighton Gallery, Brighton, curated by Frank Gray

In a City, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Toronto, Canada, curated by Barbara Fischer

Clark & Faria, Toronto Canada

Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada, curated by David Moos

Mark Lewis: Cold Morning, Canadian Pavillion 53rd International Art Exhibition-La Biennale di Venezia, Italy, curated by Barbara Fischer

Man, Museo de’ Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia, Italy, curated by Christiana Collu and Saretto Cincinelli

Jeu de Paume, Maison d’Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, France, curated by Marta Ponsa


Le Grand Café Centre for Contemporary Art, Saint Nazaire, France, curated by Sophie Legrand jacques (forthcoming)

Akademie der Bildenden Kunste Wien, Vienna

Screening, Philadelphia, USA, curated by Matthew Suib

Indianapolis Museum of Art, USA, curated by Sarah Urist Green


BFI Southbank, London, curated by Michael Connor

Mark Lewis: Modern Time, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada, curated by Grant Arnold

Regarder: Jeff Wall/Mark Lewis, Galerie Aréna, Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la photographie d’Arles, France, catalogue

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain, curated by Jose Lebrero Stals

PS1 international project, Long Island City, New York, USA, curated by Klaus Biesenbach

Spike Island, Bristol, curated by Lucy Byatt and Karen Allen

Galerie Cent8, Paris, France

Musee d’Art Contemporain, Montreal Quebec, Canada


BFI Southbank, London, curated by Eddie Berg and Ceri Hand

Fact, Liverpool, England, curated by Ceri Hand, catalogue

Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Centro Andaluz de Art Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain, curated by Helena Tatay and Jose Lebrero Stals

Musee-chateau d’Annecy, France

Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University, New York, curated by Mark Wasuita


Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg Germany, curated by Yilmaz Dziewior, catalogue

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Oberhausen (featured film artist) curated by Pier-Luigi Tazzi and Lars Henrik Gass, catalogue

Casinio Luxemburg, Luxemburg, curated by Enrico Lunghi, catalogue

Cent8, Paris

Triple Candie, New York, USA

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania, curated by Ruxandra Balaci and Enrico Lunghi

Queens Hall, Hexham, England, new film commission, Arts Council of England


Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden, curated by Lena Crone

Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden, curated by Charles Esche

Sale Rekalda, Bilbao, Spain, curated by Chus Martinez, catalogue

Arco, Madrid, curated by Baert de Baer, Barbara Steiner and Charles Esche

Video Cube, FIAC, Paris, curated by Caroline Bourgeois, Myriam Salomon, Gregor Muir and Benjamin Weil


Galerie Cent 8, Paris France

The Salamanca Art Centre, Salamanca, Spain, curated by Christina Zelich and Steven Bode

Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, curated by Bernhard Fibicher, catalogue

Argos, Brussels, Belgium, curated by Paul Willemsen, catalogue


Villa Arson, Nice France, curated by Laurence Gateau, catalogue

Museum of Modern Art, Oxford England, curated by Astrid Bowron, catalogue

Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Galerie Cent8, Paris, France

Or Gallery, Vancouver Canada, curated by Reid Schrier and Damien Moppet

Marche Bonsecours, Montreal, Canada, organized by Vox Popli Mois de La Photo, curated by Marie Jose Jean, catalogue


National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa Canada, curated by Janice Seline, catalogue

MAMCO (Musée d’art moderne et contemporain), Geneva, Switzerland, curated by Catherine Pavlovic

Fig-1, London, England, curated by Mark Francis, catalogue

Quartier Ephemere, Montreal, Canada, public projection, curated by Caroline Andrieux

Patrick Painter, Inc., Los Angeles, CA (Mark Lewis and Paul McCarthy)

Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England, curated by Steven Bode and Linda Morris, catalogue

Site Gallery, Sheffield, England, curated by Steven Bode and Carol Maund, catalogue


Attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland, curated by Olivier Kaesser

Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, USA, curated by Jerome Sans

Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, USA


Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, USA


Tramway Glasgow, Scotland, curated by Charles Esche

Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, California




The Eye of the City – From Impressionism to the Present, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn (forthcoming)


Szenchen Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Szenchen, China           

Juju Biennale, Jeju Museum of Art, Jeju

Marcel Duchamp, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing

Tableaux Vivants, Foundation Etrillard, Hôtel de La Salle, Paris

Sites of Assembly, Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver

The Still Turning Point of The World, FOMU, Antwerp

The Very Impress of the Object, Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, Lisbon


Accueille-moi paysage, Marcelle Alix, Paris

INVENTION, Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin


How to (live with) things that don’t exist, Fundação De Serralves, Portugal

Picturing the Americas, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto


How to (…) things that don’t exist, 31st Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Eyes on the Street, Curated by Brian Sholis, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati

Have We Been Here For A Long Time? Galerie Michel Rein, Paris

The Small Infinite, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, UK

Real DMZ Project, Artsonje Center, Seoul, South Korea


Screening, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Screening, Night Contact, London, UK

L’Altro Ritratto, Mart – Museo d’arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy

Appropriated Territories: Attack, Defence and Creation, Nida Art Colony, Lithuania

Creation/Distruction, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK

Vues d’en Haut, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France

Screening, Video Dumbo, New York, USA

Screening, Blickle Kino im 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

Taking Time, Surrey Urban Screen, Surrey, Canada


Window to the World, Museo de Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano

The Long Now, Moore Gallery, Philadelphia, USA

The Loitering Presence of a Rational Actor, Screening at The Universal Studio, New York

Through a Glass Darkly, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada

It Doesn’t Always Have to be Beautiful, Unless it is beautiful, The Kosovo Art Gallery, Kosovo

Migrating Forms, Screening at Anthology Film Archives, New York

Wisconsin Union Directorate Independent Film Festival, Screening, USA

Camera Britannica, Screening at Center Popidou, Paris, curated by Marie Canet

Beirut Experience, Villa Bernasconi, Geneva

How Physical, Screening at Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan

Heidrun Holfstead Exhibition, Screening at Bawag Contemporary, Vienna


Recontres International Carte Blanche, Center Pompidou, Paris

Pacific Film Archive, Berkley California

Capture, Monte Clark Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Crooked Path, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago, Spain

The International Experimental Cinema Exposition, Lincoln, Nebraska

The Beirut Experience, Beirut Art Cente, Lebanon

Marklinworld, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Bienal de Curtiba, Brazil

Martin Szekely, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, USA

Vancouver Film Festival, Canada

Toronto International Film Festival, Canada

68th Venice Film Festival, Italy

Recontres in INternationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Reina Sofia National Museum Madrid

Wolfson Syndrome, Modern Language Experiment, London

Maelfi Screening Program, Spike Island, Bristol, UK

Movements, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Arts, Newcastle, UK

The Crooked Path, Palais De Beaux-Arts, Brussels

Big Picture, K21 Kunstammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

The Fight, Landmarks, University Austin Texas, USA

Down the Garden Path, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada

The Long Take, Audain Gallery, SFU, Vancouver, Canada


Le Benefice Du Doute; En Fables et en Photographies, Hotel Fontfreyde Centre Photographique, Clermont Ferrand, France

Recalling the Shots, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle, curated by Steven Ball

Highlights From the Cologne Kunst Film Biennale in Berlin, KW Institute, Berlin, Germany

Still Moving, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

It Is What It Is: Recent Acquisitions of New Canadian Art, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

Shadow Dance, KAdE Kunsthal in Amersfoort, Netherlands

Gewalt, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany

ASOLO Art Festival, Asolo, Italy

Expression en Corto, Film Festival, Guanajauato, Mexico

Sensational Architecture, Rome, Italy, curated by Camilla Boemio

Ikonoklash, Lagos, Portugal, curated by Joanna Callaghan

To a Degree Rational, Galleri Gentili, Prato, Italy, curated by Cheryl Kaplan

Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Cue: Artists Video, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada

Screening: Backstory & Cinema Museum, Winnipeg Film Group, Canada

HBOX, New Museum, New York, USA

Indie Lisboa’10 International Film Festival, Lisbon, Portugal


The Spectacle of the Everyday, 10th Biennale de Lyon, France, curated by Hou Hanru

Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada

Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada

Schnee: Rohstoff Der kunst, vorarlberger Landesmuseum, Bregenz, Austria, curated by Tobia G. Natter

Summertime; or Close-ups on places we’ve (never) been, Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco

5 x 5 Castello 09, Premi Internacional d’Art Contemporani Diputacio de Castello, Spain

Actors & Extras, Argos, Brussels, curated by Paul Willemsen & Thomas Trummer


Metamorphosis, Akbank ve Sanat, Instanbul, Turkey, curated by Louise Dery

Western Motel, Edward Hopper and Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Printemps de Septembre a Toulouse, Toulouse France, curated by Christian Bernhard and Catherine Pavlovic

L’ete Photographique 08, Centre de Photographie de LEctoure, France, curated by Francois Saint Pierre

Through the Looking Glass, The Blenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta

Cinematic or Moving Images Expanded, Insa Art Space Seoul, South Korea, curated by Jihoon Felix Kim

Remakes, video casi cine, Centro de Cultura Antiguo Instituto, Ayuntamiento de Gijon, Spain, curated by Juan- Ramon barbancho


Projections, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Curated by Barbara Fisher

Final Cut, Kunsthalle Osnabruek, Germany, curated by Hermann Noering

Paysages/visions paradoxales, Institut superieur pour l’etude du langage plastique, Brussels, Belgium

The Backlot, Belkin Satellite Gallery, Vancouver Canada, curated by Sophie Brodovitch

Mapas, Cosmoginias e Puntos de Referencia, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea,

Santiago de Compestela, Spain

Critical Mass-Kritsche Masse 1, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

Filmische Wahrheiten, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Germany, curated by Johan Holte


Landscapes in Time, The Nickle Art Museum, Calgary Canada and the Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada, curated by Karen Love and Karen Henry, catalogue

Le mouvement des images, Musee national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris France, curated by Philippe-Alain Michaud, catalogue

Spooky, Het Gebouw, Utrecht, The Netherlands, curated  by Hanne Hagenaars and Theo Tegelaars

Ores Litourgias, Athens Greece, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi

Designing Truth, Wilhelm Lembruck Museum, Duisburg Germany, curated by Sabine Maria Schmidt, catalogue

Sound and Vision, Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal. Curated by Stéphane Aquin, Kitty Scott and David Moos

Canada Dreaming, Kunstverein Wolfsberg. curated by Justin Hoffmann, catalogue

Art Unlimited, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

Whitstable Biennial, Whitstable Kent England

Art Video Lounge, Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida


Experience and Emotion, MuHKA, Antwerpen, curated by Bart de Baer et al,

Crosstown Traffic, Apeejay New Media Gallery in New Delhi, India, curated by Eddie Berg and British Council

Weathervane, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, tours to Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa Canada, curated by Karen Love, catalogue

In-Corporeo In-Visibile, Man- Museo d’arte, Nuoro, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi

Irreducible: Contemporary Short Form Video, CCA, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, California, curated by Ralph Rugoff

Variations on the Pituresque, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada. Curated by Karen Love and Karen Henry, catalogue

The Space of Making, Neuer Berliner Kuntsverein, Berlin, Germany, curated by Marie J. Jean, catalogue and then touring to Städtisches Museum Zwickau, Germany, Kuntsmuseum Heideinheim, Germany and Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Germany


3rd Berlin Biennale of Contemporary Art, Martin Gropius Building, Berlin, Germany, curated by Ute Meta Bauer, catalogue

Video Dreams: Between the Cinematic and the Theatrical, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz Austria, curated by Adam Budak, catalogue

Nuit Blanche, various locations, Paris, France, curated by Hou Hanru

Dwellan- an exhibition of contemporary video art, Charlottenborg Copenhagen, catalogue

Aus aktuellem Anlass, Gallerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany

The Cobweb: Collection CGAC and Collection Foundation ARCO, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, curated by Miguel Fernández-Cid.

L’Éveil, l’Espace VOX, Montreal Canada, curated by Marie Fraser

Candyland Zoo, Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, England, curated by Martin Clark, catalogue

Re-Makes, Center of Contemporary Art of Salamanca, Salamanca Spain, curated by juan-Ramón Barbancho and Thierry Davilla

Institut fur Gleichstellung, Centre, Berlin, curated by Alexandra Hopf

Trou Art-Archi, La Galerie de Noisy-le-Sec, Paris France, curated by Hélène Chouteau

Spread in Prato 2004, Prato, Italy, curated by Pier Luigi Tazzi

Critica in Opera, Castel S.Pietro, Bologna, Italy, curated by Lorenzo Bruni

Rear View Mirror, Kettles Yard, Cambridge, curated by Elizabeth Fisher

The Shadow of Production, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, curated by Grant Arnold


The American Effect, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, curated by Larry Rinder, catalogue

Sodium Dreams, CCS Museum, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, curated by Elizabeth Fisher, catalogue

Happiness: a Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, curated by David Elliot and Pierluigi Tazzi, catalogue

Art Now: Light Box, Tate Britain, London, England, curated by Lizzie Carey-Thomas and Katherine Stout, et al

Pour de vrai, Musee d’art contemporain, Tours, France, curated by Aline Pujo

Art and Cinema, Musee d’art Moderne, Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France, curated by Julie Pellegrin

Turbulent Screen, Edith-Ruß-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenberg, Germany, curated by Ralf Sausmikat and Rosanne Altstaff, catalogue

Fate of Alien Modes, Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria, curated by Constance Ruhm

Silver: Dreams, Screens and Theories, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria BC, Canada. Curated by Lisa Baldissera

The Group of Seven, Platform Gallery, London, curated by Sheila Lawson

Re-Makes, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France, curated by Thierry Davila, catalogue

Hidden in a Daylight, Cieszyn, Poland, curated by Foksal Gallery Foundation, catalogue

The Process, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland, curated by Maretta Jaukkuri, catalogue

Arte al Centro: la Nouva Agora, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland, curated by Dagmar Reichert, catalogue

[based upon] TRUE STORIES, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, curated by Catherine David and J.P. Rhem

Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver Canada, curated by Mark Peranson


The Liverpool Biennial, International Exhibition, Tate Liverpool, England, curated by Lewis Biggs, Eddie Berg, catalogue

The Mind is a Horse, Bloomberg Space, London, England, curatd by Graham Gussen et al

Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea, curated by Hu Han Ru, Charles Esche, and catalogue

Non-places, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany, curated by Nicolas Schafhausen and Vanessa Muller, catalogue

Spectator Sport, CornerHouse, Manchester England, curated by Steven Bode and Paul Bailey

Not a Film, Galerie Tent, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Landscape, Maison de la Culture, Bruges, France, curated by Hubert Bescier

Unprincipled Desires, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton, curated by Stephen Foster

Arte al Centro: la Nouva Agora, Citta dell Arte, Biella, Italy, curated by Dagmar Reichert


Endtroducing, Villa Arson, Nice France, curated by Laurence Gateau, catalogue


Intelligence: New British Art 2000, Tate Britain, London, curated by Charles Esche and Virginia Button, catalogue

Wouldn’t it be Nice, Gallerie Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, curated by Marieka Van Hal

Third Taipei Biennial of Contemporary Art, Taipei Museum of Fine Art, Taipei, Taiwan, curated by Jerome Sans and Man Ray Hui, catalogue

Pictures, Positions and Places, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada


Cinema! Cinema! The Cinematic Experience, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, Curated by Jaap Guldemond, catalogue

Imago 99, Centro de Fotografia, Universidad de Salamanaca, Salamanca, Spain, curated by Christina Zelich, catalogue

Objects in the Mirror are Closer Than You Think, Max Hetzler Gallery, Berlin, Germany, curated by Wolfram Aue

Filme -Reflexion in Der Kunst, Galerie fur Zietgenossische Kunst”, Leipzig Germany, curated by Jan Winkelmann, catal

Dis.location, Dortmond, Germany

Dots and Loops, MK Gallerie, Rotterdam, curated by Jason Coburn


Artificials, Museu d’art contemporani Barcelona (MACBA), Spain, curated by Jose Labrero Stals, catalogue

Gallery Artists, Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles

Programme for Art on Film, Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA


Tampering with the Reel, Artists Space, New York, USA, curated by Pit Bay

Vancouver International Film Festival, Vancouver, Canada

One Minute Scenario, Printemps de Cahors, France, curated by Jerome Sans, catalogue

Artists working with Film, Spot Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Warren Neidich

Festival International du Film sur l’art, Montreal, Canada (jury prize)

Rotterdam International Film Festival, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Les Contes de fees se terminent bien, Fonds regional d’art contemporain de haute Normandie Rouen, France, curated by Alexandra Midal, catalogue

Nomadia, De Vallserberg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands, catalogue

Reading and Re-reading, Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Canada, catalogue


L’Effeit cinema, Musee d’art contemporain, Montreal, Canada, curated by real Lussier, catalogue

Irresistible Liaisons, Mecano, Amsterdam, curated by Nelly Voorhuis

Film and Arc Graz, Graz, Austria




Governor General Award in Media Arts


Iskowitz Prize at the Art Gallery of Ontario, Canadian award for achievement in the visual arts

Brit Art Doc Foundation Award


Film London, Artists Film Production Grant



Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Arco Foundation, Madrid, Spain

Arts Council Collection, London, England

CAPC, Bordeaux, France

Centre Pompidou-Musee National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France

Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain

FNAC Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Puteaux, France

Frac Bretagne, France

Hammer Museum, Los Angles, USA

Israel Museum, Jereusalem, Israel

Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico

Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Mamco – Musee d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

MUDAM – Musee d’art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

MuHKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

MuHKA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Musee d’art contemporain, Montreal, Canada

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Museion- Museo d’arte moderna et contemporanea, Bolzano, Italy

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver Canada