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Mark Connolly


Mark Connolly (b. 1991) is an Irish artist and set designer living and working in London. Connolly studied his BA (Painting) at Sint Lucas Beeldende Kunst, Gent, 2013 and Edinburgh College of Art, 2014 before completing the Postgraduate Drawing Year at The Royal Drawing School, London, 2017.


The Royal Drawing School, London, Masters Diploma. 2016/17

Edinburgh College of Art, Drawing and Painting, BA with Honours, First Class. 2014.

Sint-Lucas Beeldende Kunst Ghent, Schilderkunst Atelier, Belgium. Exchange. 2013


The Amber Room curated by Rosie Reed, London. October, 2020.

'LIMBO' Everyday Gallery, Antwerp, 2020

Hot and sticky, Two Person Show with Alice Macdonald, Wells Projects, London. October, 2020.

Showhouse Jayjay, Antwerp, Belgium. June, 2020.

A High Hang, Eccleston Project Space, London. December, 2019.

If you know you know, Group Show, Eccleston Project Space, London. October, 2019.

Fresh Air / Hot Sauce, Group Show, Eccleston Project Space, London. July, 2019.

Simulator, The Deep, Set Design with Alice Macdonald. Moth Club, Hackney. June, 2019.

Good Strokes, Two Person Show with Isaac Nugent. Five Bells, New Cross. May 2019.

Mind over matter, The Deep. Set Design with Alice Macdonald. Brixton. May, 2019

two of you, two of me, Merchant Taylors School. November 28th - December 15th, 2018

Video Music, Set Design with Alice Macdonald, New River Studios, 2018

The Royal Drawing School at Christie's - Christie's, King Street, London. November, 2017

Open Studio - Space Studios, Mare Street, Hackney, London. November, 2017

End of Year Show - The Royal Drawing School, Charlotte Road, London. November, 2017

In Residence - Griffin Gallery, London. July, 2017

Project Based Residency Open Studio - Griffin Gallery, London. October, 2016

A Matter of Time - Raceview Mill, Broughshane. June, 2016

ALT. - Bargain Spot, Edinburgh. June, 2015

Cheeseboard - The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow. February, 2015

PANTS - The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow. July, 2014

Edinburgh College of Art Degree Show - Edinburgh College of Art. May, 2014

Residency Showcase – FoAM Lab, Brussels, Belgium. May, 2014

Disco Juice - Edinburgh College of Art. October, 2013

3BA - Huset, Ghent, Belgium. May, 2013

Awards & Residencies

Borgo Pignano, Moritz Hyman Residency, February 2019.

Artist in Residence, Merchant Taylors School, September — December 2018

Scholarship for year of study, The Royal Drawing School. 2016/17

Project Based Residency, Griffin Gallery, London. September 2016

Artist in Residence , Six Foot Gallery, Pentagon Centre, Glasgow. January 2015

European Commission Funded ICT and Art Connect Residency, Collaborative Project with Diego Zamora, Edinburgh. May 2014


The Royal Collection, Menzies Hotel Glasgow, Private Collections across Ireland, Spain, Belgium, Germany, UK & USA