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B. 1976 Harare, Zimbabwe.
Marc Standing is an African/ British/Australian artist who was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He obtained his BAFA honors degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa with distinctions in painting.
After spending a decade in Australia and Hong Kong he now resides in London.
Standing has taken part in numerous group and solo exhibitions internationally and is represented by Art Labor in Shanghai and Afikaris in Paris. He has also been a finalist in many art prizes over the years, including the Sovereign Asian Art Prize and is part of The Groucho Club collection in London.
Over the last three years Standing has been artist in residence at Amilla Fushi in the Maldives, and has taken part in residencies in the Philippines, Shanghai, and Mexico.
Standing’s vibrant and inventive painting has developed along a complex path. Sublime in the originality and mastery of his brush stroke, they are informed by anthropology, biology and the complexities of existence, both physical and metaphysical.
'Going To The Mountain', Worldly Wicked & Wise Gallery, London
'The Oracles', One River School, Portland, Oregan
START Fair, Art Labor, London
'Lamina', Raro London
Sprigg Gallery, London
Art Labor, Shanghai
The Oracles, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne
The Eternal Return, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.
‘The Shadow Men’, King Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
‘The Mystics’, The Cat Street Gallery, Hong Kong.
‘The Phosphorescence’, King Street Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
‘Lost Wonders’, Anna Pappas Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.
‘The Duchess of Avon’, Trink Tank Tank, Melbourne, Australia.
‘Waking Me Forever’, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, Australia.