Mark Joshua Epstein (b.1979) is a visual artist, curator and educator based in New York. Epstein received his MFA from The Slade School of Fine Art in London and his BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Epstein's work has been shown in recent solo exhibitions at Vane Gallery Newcastle, Biquini Wax Mexico City, Brian Morris Gallery New York, and Illinois State University. Epstein has been in recent group shows at TSA NY and Schema Projects in Brooklyn, School 33 in Baltimore, Vox Populi in Philadelphia and Geoffrey Young Gallery in Great Barrington MA. Epstein has participated in a number of residency programs including the Millay Colony, the Macdowell Colony and the Saltonstall Foundation. 

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2017

Vane Gallery, Newcastle England, Hold Tight (collaboration with Stina Puotinen)

*Vane Gallery, Newcastle England, Just Below the Bang Bang 

2016

LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University NY, No Regrets

TSA NY, Brooklyn NY, Flat File Exhibition

Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington MA,  Casheesh

Woskob Family Gallery, Penn State University PA, Deal with it

Schema Projects, Brooklyn NY, PPP

School 33 Art Center, Baltimore MD,  Small Victories

Demo Projects, Springfield IL, Excavators (collaborative two-person show with Will Hutnick)

*Biquini Wax, Mexico City, House Proud

Harper Gallery, Clinton SC, Art in America

2015

Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY, OVERRIPE

Christian Ruiz Berman Studio, Brooklyn NY,  Double Visions (part of Bushwick Open Studios)

Hoffman LaChance Gallery, St Louis MO, Microscopes and Binoculars

Breve, Mexico City, Stupid Meetings (Collaborative two-person show with Mark Dzula)

2014    

*Feral, Mexico City, Mark Joshua Epstein 

C2C Project Space, San Francisco, CA, Layers

Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, (Re)forming Education

Kunsthalle Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY, Waiting Room

2013    

*Illinois State University, Normal, IL, I can’t remember where I live… 

West Chicago City Museum, West Chicago, IL, Where History & Progress Meet

2012    

Customs House Gallery, South Shields, UK, Pardon me for asking, pardon me for thinking (solo)

Vane Gallery, Newcastle, UK, All of me is asking, all of me is thinking (solo)

MR Fine Arts, New York, NY, Dystopian Delight

2010    

TrueSilver Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Space Series #1

Nurtureart, Brooklyn, NY, The New Intimists

Brucennial, New York, NY

2009    

Jack the Pelican Presents, Brooklyn, NY, Curly Q

Vane Gallery, Newcastle UK, Uncommon Ground

2008    

Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK, Mark Epstein & John Walter

Limoncello Gallery, London, UK, Hexospective

Mikhail Zakin Gallery, Demarest, NJ, Tacit Object

2007    

*The Hex, The Modern Way With Color Contains Clashes as well as Harmonies, London, UK 

Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ, Eye Tricks

Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, Drawing the Line

Romanian Academy, Rome, Italy, Spazi Aperti

2006    

Victory HallJersey City, NJ, Victory Hall Annual

London Art FairToni Heath Gallery, London, UK

2005    

*Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts, Nebraska City, NE, Local Knowledge

Kingston Gallery, Boston, MA, New Art ’05

The Tank, New York

2004    

Jeffrey Charles Gallery, London, UK, The Relaxed Audience or Why We Are So Wise

Candid Arts Trust, London, UK, Reoccupy

Space twotentwo, London, UK, Delayed Gratification

 

*indicates solo exhibition

 

Curatorial Projects

2017     

SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY To See The Moon Fall From the Sky

2016     

E.Tay Gallery, New York, NY Verblist

2015     

Trestle Projects, Brooklyn, NY, OVERRIPE

2010     

One Night Stands, Brooklyn NY

 

Selected Residencies and Awards and related Professional Activities:

NARS Studio Residency, Brooklyn NY

Illinois State University Long-Term Visiting Artist Residency, Normal IL

Alumni Traveling Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston

Millay Colony Residency, Austerlitz NY 

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Residency, Ithaca NY

MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough NH

Jentel Foundation Residency, Banner WY

Klondike Institute for Arts and Culture Residency, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada

I-Park Foundation Residency, East Haddam CT

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, Nebraska City NE

Dolbey Travel Scholarship, Slade School of Fine Art, London England

 

Bibliography:

Artsy.net (SPRING/BREAK 2017)

Artsy.net

Bmoreart.com

New American Paintings #122

a-n magazine

Bombsite.com

Contact Project Journal

Points of Reference

The Boston Phoenix