Art Education

1992-1994  MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths’ College
1977-1980  BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting), Brighton Polytechnic

Solo Exhibitions and Collaborations

2024 Listening, St Stephen Walbrook, London (in collaboration with Samaritans)
2023 Twister, Tin Tabernacle, London
2023 Process/Rehearsal/Performance, Laban Theatre, London; Malmesbury Abbey (in collaboration with Lizzi Kew Ross & Co)
2022 Stations of the Crossing, Durham Cathedral (in collaboration with Lizzi Kew Ross & Co)
2022 Here We Are, Laban Theatre, London (in collaboration with Trinity Laban)
2019 Where We Are, Laban Theatre, London (in collaboration with Trinity Laban)
2019 All Angels, Marlborough College Chapel
2019 Color Motet, Austin Forum, London
2019 Pastiche Mass, Chelsea College of Arts, London
2017 Stations of the Resurrection, St Paul’s Cathedral, London (in collaboration with Lizzi Kew Ross & Co)
2017 Stations of the Cross, St Stephen Walbrook, London
2014 Christian Disco, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
2011 My Mum, Beaconsfield, London
2010 The Beginning of the End, Beaconsfield, London
2007 Scorpio Rising 2, Holy Trinity & St Mary, Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival)
2006 Masochistic Opposite, Matthew Bown Gallery, London
2005 (Version) for Lightsilver, Beaconsfield, London
2004 Disco Maquette, Sketch, London
2002 The Return of Jackie & Judy (+ Joey), Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2002 Mark Dean, Volker Diehl Gallery, Berlin
2001 Mark Dean, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
2000 Ascension, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2000 Mark Dean, Casa de las Conchas, Salamanca
1999 Dust, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1997 I Didn’t Invent It, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1996 Mark Dean, City Racing, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2024 Exile Street / High, Ealing Project, London
2023-2024 Deep Deep Down, Mudam Luxembourg
2023 Religion & Art Live, Lumen, London
2021 Radical Reel: 40 Years of Moving Image, Leeds Art Gallery
2021 The Visitors, Morley Gallery, London
2021 The Current Thing, Hopscotch Reading Room, Berlin; Microscope Gallery, New York
2019 Out Fall, Grosvenor Chapel, London
2018 Altered States, St John’s Waterloo, London
2018 Mute Loops, Ambika P3, London
2017 Armley Mills Industrial Museum, Leeds
2016 Motorcycle Cultures II (International Journal of Motorcycle Studies Conference Exhibition), Triangle Space, London
2015 Deptford Conversations, Deptford X, London
2014 Foam, P/N project space, London; AND/OR, London; Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge; Grand Union, Birmingham
2014 Bad Copy, Cardiff Story Museum
2014 the tongue shapes words all too quickly, Triangle Space, London
2013 Nothing Compares 2 U, SIC, Helsinki
2013 Jury Selection, Thirteen Video Art Festival, Stockholm
2013 Supernormal, Braziers Park, Oxfordshire
2013 On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem, British Council, Man&Eve, London
2013 Art Bosphorus, Istanbul
2012 After/Hours/Drop/Box, Andor Gallery, London; Modern Art Oxford; Spike Island, Bristol
2012 Brittle Crazie Glass, Islington Mill, Salford
2012 Let’s Twist Again: Song and Sound in Artists’ Film Installations, WOMAD Festival 2012, Charlton Park, Wilts
2011 Vortex Revisions, Tate Britain, London
2011 A Fire In The Master’s House Is Set, Chapter, Cardiff
2011 Fraternise – the Salon, Beaconsfield, London
2011 Pulp, POLYply8, The Centre for Creative Collaboration, London
2010 The Hand, Works|Projects, Bristol
2010 Be Glad For The Song Has No End, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge
2009 The Enigma of Arrival, Leeds Art Gallery
2009 The Other Side, The Crypt Gallery, London
2007 Film on Film, Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, Berwick-upon-Tweed
2007 Forest, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin
2007 Play Yourself, Gimpel Fils, London
2007 Peter Stanley & Friends, Hortensia Gallery, London
2007 ArtFutures, Bloomberg Space, London
2006 Dance On Screen, The Place, London
2006 Eldorado, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-duc Jean, Luxembourg
2005 Artfutures, Bloomberg Space, London
2005 Be Ready, Heart, For Parting, New Endeavour, Great Eastern Hotel, London
2005 Chronic Epoch, Beaconsfield, London
2004 Love Story, Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London
2004 Vinyl 2, Redux, London
2004 Planet B: die Asthetik des B-Movies in der zeitgenossischen Kunst, Palais Thurn & Taxis and Magazin4, Bregenz
2004 Atomic Art Bomb, Modern Art, Oxford
2003 Corpa Nova, Spital Sq, London
2003 Platform for Art, London Underground Network, London
2003 Independence, South London Gallery, London
2003 The Last Show, Galerie P, Brussels
2002 so Jackie, Galerie P, Brussels
2002 VideoROM, Gian Carla Zanutti Gallery, Milan
2002 ThugLife, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2002 About Belief, South London Gallery, London
2002-2003 Game On, Barbican Art Gallery, London; Royal Museum, Edinburgh; City Art Museum, Helsinki; De Pont Foundation, Tilburg
2002 Geometers, Nylon, London
2001 City Racing 1988 – 1998: A Partial Account, ICA, London
2001 Century City: Art and Culture in the Modern Metropolis, Tate Modern, London
2001 New Acquisitions: Video Works by Mark Dean & Mark Wallinger, Leeds Art Gallery
2001 Evolution, Leeds International Film Festival in Millennium Square
2001 Video in the City, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2001 Self Portrayal, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
2001 Invitation, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
2001 WR001, WRO Centre, Wroclaw, Poland
2001 VideoROM, Valencia Biennial, Spain
2001 Mute Loops, Lux Gallery, London
2001 Why Me Not You?, Polish Cultural Institute, London
2001 VideoVideoVideoVideo, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
2000 Exit: Art and Cinema at the end of the century, Chisenhale Gallery, London, selected by Stuart Morgan
2000 The Wreck of Hope, The Nunnery Gallery, London
2000 Video Vibe, Gallery of the British School in Rome, and touring to Gallery of Modern Art, Bergamo; MAN, Nuoro; Salara, Bologna; Palazzo Ducale, Genoa; Argos, Brussels; CAC, Vilnius; Elektra Festival, Montréal.
2000 Mommy Dearest, Gimpel Fils, London
2000 Realm of the Senses, Turku Art Museum, Finland
2000 Version_2000, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva
2000 Split Film Festival, Croatia (gallery installation)
2000-2003 Black Box Recorder, British Council Touring Exhibition: Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Museum of Modern Art, Buenos Aires; Ata Centre For Contemporary Art, Sofia; Galerija Likovbih Umjetnosti, Osijek; Gallery Vincent Iz Kastva, Pula; Modern Gallery, Rijeka; Art Radionica Barutana, Slavonski Brod; New Film And Video Festival, Split; Union Of Croatian Artists, Zagreb; Atelier K, Beroun; Moravian Gallery, Brno; X Centre Gallery, Pilsen; N-Gallery, Tblisi; Studio Gallery, Budapest; Red Brick Warehouse, Yokohama; Noass, Riga; Centre Of Contemporary Art, Vilnius; Media Link Festival, Podgorica; Bunkier Sztuki Gallery Of Contemporary Art & Manggha Centre, Krakow; Toaca Foundation, Bucharest; Banat Museum, Timisoara; State Museum of Fine Arts, Novosibirsk; Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana; Umetnostna Galerija, Maribor
1999 Imaginaria, ICA, London
1999 Mondo, Flag Project Space, London
1999 Klega’s Flat, Sali Gia Gallery, London
1999 Synchronicity, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1998 Host, Tramway, Glasgow
1998 Heavier than Air, Imperial War Museum, London
1998 Driving Towards Distraction, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London
1998 Back in Love, Coins, London
1998 Instantaneous, Beaconsfield, London
1997 Ne me quitte pas, GlassBox, Paris
1997 Chez l’un, l’autre, Galerie Anton Weller, Paris
1997 Big Blue 2, Café Adler/Café Fix, Berlin
1997 Big Blue, Coins, London
1997 B.o.n.go, Bricks & Kicks, Vienna
1996 Silent/Still, Hit & Run, London
1996 Flag, Clink Wharf, London
1996 I Beg to Differ, Milch, London
1995 Lost Property, W139, Amsterdam & Great Western Studios, London
1993-1994 New Contemporaries 93, Cornerhouse, Manchester; Orchard Gallery, Derry; Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield; City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent; CCA, Glasgow
1992 Mark Dean/Sera Furneaux/Richard Wright, City Racing, London
1992 Simple Twist of Fate, Riverside Studios, London

Public Collections

Arts Council of England
Leeds Art Gallery 
Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-duc Jean, Luxembourg 
Saastamoinen Foundation, Espoo Museum of Modern Art


2009 Paul Hamlyn Award for Artists
2005 Arts Council England Individual Artist’s Award
1999 Cap Gemini Imaginaria Digital Art Prize
1993 BT New Contemporaries Award 


2017- The Parris Experience
1986-7 The Children & It
1984-5 Opera
1983-4 A Popular History of Signs
1980 The Vincent Units


2023 John Ruskin, the Pre-Raphaelites, and Religious Imagination: Sacre Conversazioni, Palgrave Macmillan, ISBN: 978-3031215537
2021 Transforming Christian Thought in the Visual Arts: Theology, Aesthetics, and Practice, Routledge, ISBN 9780367443214
2019 Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites: Sacre Conversazioni, Visual Theology, ISSN 2634 9004
2017 Laura Moffatt, ‘Stations of the Cross | Stations of the Resurrection’, Art & Christianity, Summer, No 90
2017 Muriel Zagha, ‘From Psycho to Transcendence’, Elephant, 2017
2017 Stations of the Cross | Stations of the Resurrection, Stations 2017, catalogue, ISBN 978-1-5272-0874-2s 
2016 Jonathan Koestlé-Cate, Art and the Church: A Fractious Embrace, Routledge, London, ISBN 1472437624
2015 Margaret Garlake (ed), Beaconsfield: Chronic Epoch, Black Dog Publishing, London, ISBN13: 9781908966575
2013 Morgan Quaintance, ‘Nothing Compares 2 U: Notes on Sincerity’, catalogue essay
2013 Phil Baines, ‘On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem’, Art & Christianity, No 75
2013 ‘On the (im)possibility of a pure praise poem’, Man&Eve, catalogue essay
2013 Helen Gheourgiou Gould, ‘Reimagining the Gospels’, ƒranciscan, January
2012 Lucy Newman Cleeve, ‘Brittle Crazie Glasse’, Man&Eve, catalogue essay
2012 Let’s Twist Again: Song and Sound in Artists’ Film Installations, WOMAD Festival, catalogue
2011 Paul Bayley, interview with Mark Dean, Art & Christianity Journal, No 67 
2011 ‘A Fire In The Master’s House is Set’, Art Review, October
2011 Carly Ross, ‘A Fire in The Master’s House’, Creative Review, August
2011 Rachel Withers, ‘Mark Dean’, Artforum, April
2011 Eliza Williams, ‘Mark Dean’, Art Monthly no 343, February
2011 Helen Sumpter, ‘Mark Dean’, Time Out no 2108, January 13-19
2010 Naomi Siderfin, ‘Mark Dean: The Beginning of The End?’, catalogue essay
2009 The Beatbullying Art Auction, Catalogue
2009 Exemplar, Kensington & Chelsea College, Catalogue
2008 Arkive City, Interface, University of Ulster, ISBN 978-1-899377-30-5
2008 Catherine Moriarty & Angela Weight, ‘The Legacy of Interaction’, Tate Papers, Issue 9, ISSN 1753-9854
2007 David Curtis, A History of Artist’s Film and Video in Britain, 1897-2004, BFI Publishing, London, ISBN 1-84457-096-7
2007 Film on Film, Berwick upon Tweed Film & Media Arts Festival, Catalogue, ISBN 978-0-9551203-1-2
2007 JJ Charlesworth, ‘Play Yourself’, Time Out no 1928, August 1-7
2007 Susanna Haddon, ‘Play Yourself at Gimpel Fils’, Artvehicle no 22, July
2007 Peter Stanley & Friends, Kensington & Chelsea College, London, Catalogue
2006 Dance On Screen 2006, The Place, London, Catalogue
2006 New Art on View, Scala, London, ISBN 1-85759-443-6
2006 Eldorado, Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-duc Jean, Luxembourg, ISBN2-919923-49-8
2005 Joel Robinson, ‘Disco Maquette’, Art Papers, January/February
2004 Sally O’Reilly, ‘Love Story’, Art Monthly no. 282, December 
2004 Ian Hunt, ‘Mark Dean’, Art Monthly, no 279, September
2004 Love Story, Danielle Arnaud contemporary art, London, catalogue
2004 Planet B: die Asthetik des B-Movies in der zeitgenossischen Kunst, Magazin4 Bregenzer Kunstverein, ISBN 3-937577-53-X
2004 Simon Morrissey, ‘Mark Dean: Disco Maquette’, catalogue essay, July
2004 Martin Coomer, ‘Mark Dean: Disco Maquette’, Time Out No.1774, July
2003 Arts Council Collection Acquisitions 1989 – 2002, Hayward Gallery, London, 2003, ISBN 1-85332-230-X
2002 Liam Gillick, in Matthew Arnatt ed., 100 Reviews³, Alberta Press, London, ISBN 3-88375-570-2
2002 Burgess, Hale, Noble & Owen, City Racing, Black Dog, London, ISBN 1-901033-47-3
2002 Una Henry & Thomas Peutz, SMART Papers: Thug Life, Smart Project Space Foundation, Amsterdam, ISSN 1381-5822
2002 JJ Charlesworth, ‘About Belief’, Contemporary, October
2002 Lucy Fisher, ‘Enter the Funhouse’, Time Magazine (Europe), August
2002 ‘London Preview’, ArtForum, May
2002 Mark Beasley, ‘Mark Dean’, Frieze, issue 68
2002 Martin Herbert, ‘About Belief’, Time Out No 1668, Aug 7-14
2002 Tamsin Dillon, ‘Twice Upon a Time’, Filmwaves, 1/2002
2002 Martin Herbert, ‘Mark Dean’, Time Out, March 13-2
2002 Joseph Choonara, ‘Much to Console’, Socialist Review, June 
2002 PL, ‘Mark Dean’, Art Review, February
2002 Florence Hallett, ‘Mark Dean’, What’s On, March 20
2002 Katie Kitamura, ‘Geometers’, Contemporary, February
2002 Mark Currah, ‘Geometers’, Time Out, January
2001 Valencia Biennial, Generalitat Valenciana, Valencia, 2001 ISBN 88-8158-336-4
2001 Justyna Niewiara, Why Me, Not You?, Polish Cultural Institute, London, Catalogue
2001 Evolution, Lumen/Leeds International Film Festival, Leeds, Catalogue
2001 ‘Self Portrayal’, Time Out
2001 Screens/Ekrany, WRO, Wroclaw, ISBN 83-903824-6-6
2001 Peter McCarthy. ‘Red Lights City Lights’, ArtSpace, issue 13
2000 Imago 2000, Ediciones Universidad de Salamanca, ISBN 84-7800-924-8
2000 Video Vibe: Art, Music & Video in the UK, Castelvecchi Arte, Rome, ISBN 88-8210-230-0
2000 Black Box Recorder, British Council, London ISBN 0-86355-454-7
2000 Mommy Dearest, Gimpel Fils, London, Catalogue
2000 Version_2000, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva, ISBN 2-940181-13-6
2000 Roy Exley ‘Straight to Video’ Design Week, April
2000 Michael Wilson ‘Mark Dean – Ascension (nothing/Something Good), Art Monthly, no. 235, April
2000 Julian Stallabrass ‘Art I Like’, Modern Painters, Summer
1999 Kodwo Eshun & John Sutherland, Imaginaria ’99, ICA, London, ISBN 1-9000300-23-0
1999 Simon Morrissey, ‘Nothing here, nothing to fear: The work of Graham Gussin & Mark Dean’, Contemporary Visual Arts, No 25, October
1999 Dr. Future ‘Making the Right Connections’, Mute, Issue 15, December
1999 Jonathan Romney, ‘Living in a gee-whiz age’, The Guardian, October 6
1999 Lynn MacRitchie, ‘Life’s a virtual beach on fantasy island’, FT, 22 October
1999 ‘Mark Dean: Imaginaria’, Sight and Sound, November
1999 Simon Morley, ‘Imaginaria 99’, The Independent on Sunday, 10 October 26
1999 ‘Techno YBAs’, Blueprint, No. 165, October 20
1999 Martin Herbert, ‘Imaginaria: ICA’, Time Out, 20-27 October
1999 Caroline Smith, ‘Memory Machine: Mark Dean’, Attitude, October
1999 ‘PC Art’, Gay Times, October
1999 Charlotte Mullins, ‘Visual Art Choice’, The Independent on Sunday, 26 September
1999 Roy Exley, ‘Mark Dean: Dust’, Untitled, No. 18, Spring
1999 Sue Hubbard, ‘Mark Dean: Laurent Delaye Gallery’, Time Out, February, No. 1076
1999 ‘Imaginaria: Mark Dean’, Sight and Sound, October
1998 Mark Harris, Who’s Afraid of Red, White & Blue…ARTicle Press, London, ISBN 1-873352-72-7
1998 Simon Morley, Heavier than Air, Imperial War Museum, London, ISBN 1-901623-09-2
1998 Neal Brown, ‘Instantaneous: Beaconsfield, London’, Frieze, June
1998 Mark Currah, ‘Driving Towards Distraction’, Time Out, June 3-10, No. 1451
1998 Artist’s Project for Tank , No 2, December
1996 Martin Herbert, ‘Mark Dean: City Racing’, Time Out, 7-14 February
1993 Stuart Morgan, BT New Contemporaries 1993, ISBN 0-9515556-3-4
1993 Catherine Milner, ‘Positive Exposure for New Talents’, The Times, 27 February
1993 Alison Roberts, ‘No Longer Sold on Selling’, The Times, June
1992 Peter Fleissig, ‘Simple Twist of Fate’, City Limits, 19-26 March
1992 David Lillington, ‘Riverside Open’, Time Out, 18-25 March