Approved: 16.08.2006

Marc Renshaw

Artist

Approved: 16.08.2006

I'm interested in self perpetuity and relentlessness; the broken record with a repetitive sensibility. It's a selfish indulgence to crack the 'same old joke' that was perhaps never really funny in the first place. I find it gratifying to blur the border between humour and sincerity, and to recycle a pun doggedly; devoid of irony and indiscriminately unheeding towards the passage of

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  • Location: Keelby, East
  • Activities: Creative writing, Photographic documentation
  • Categories: Drawing, Film & Video, Mixed Media, Performance, Research
 
 

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    Biography

    I'm interested in self perpetuity and relentlessness; the broken record with a repetitive sensibility. It's a selfish indulgence to crack the 'same old joke' that was perhaps never really funny in the first place. I find it gratifying to blur the border between humour and sincerity, and to recycle a pun doggedly; devoid of irony and indiscriminately unheeding towards the passage of time or circumstance.

    CV & Education

    Qualifications and training 2009 - MA illustration, The University Of Lincoln, Lincoln Solo exhibitions 2014 - The Sporting League, The National Football Museum, Manchester 2011 - The Sporting League, The Ropewalk Contemporary Art and Craft, Barton Upon Humber, North Lincolnshire 2009 - MA Illustration Final show, The University Of Lincoln, Lincoln 2008 - Storybored, 20:21 Visual Arts Centre, Scunthorpe Group exhibitions 2014 - From Here And There, Elysium Gallery Swansea and Hatton Gallery Colorado. Art:Language:Location, Hills Rd Leisure Centre/Sidgwick Site Cambridge University and Heffers Bookstore, Cambridge 2013 - In Other Words, Fringe Arts Bath, Bath 2012 - Artifacts of Failure, QUAD, Derby 2012 - Trophy, Live Art Bistro (LAB) - East Street Arts, Leeds 2011 - OPEM, The Collection, Lincoln 2011 - Temporary Art Show 3 Part 2, Westgate Studios Project Space, Wakefield 2010 - The Moment Of Privacy Has Passed, The Usher Gallery, Lincoln 2007 - Foreshore, Patriothall Gallery, Edinburgh 2007 - Goldmember, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh 2007 - The Football Art Prize (Prize Winner), The Lowry, Salford 2006 - 'Top Draw', The Ropewalk Art Gallery, Barton Upon Humber 2000 - Royal Academy Summer Show, Royal Academy, London 1999 - The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London Live/Performance 2014 - B.talking - Presentation exhibition and performance. 2012 - The GRID Search, Snaefell Mountain , Isle Of Man Artist talks 2012 - Beacon Bimonthlies: Presentation and Peformance, Beacon Headquarters, Wellingore, Lincoln Private commissions 2011 - New Years Illustration, Socialist Worker, London 2010 - Education Illustration, National Centre For Early Music, York Competitions, prizes and awards 2006 - Prize Winner: The Football Art Prize, The Lowry, Salford