Mark Clintberg is an artist and art historian based in Montreal, Quebec. He has shown his work in institutions across Canada and in the United States. Recent exhibitions including his work have been held at the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Habourfront Centre, Centre des arts actuels Skol, and AXENÉO7. Upcoming solo projects will be presented at the Illingworth Kerr Gallery (Calgary), Western Front, (Vancouver) and Trap\door (Lethbridge). Clintberg maintains a studio practice in Montreal, where he recently completed his PhD in the Department of Art History at Concordia University. He earned his MA at Concordia University (2008), and his BFA from the Alberta College of Art and Design, completing a portion of his studies at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (2001). In 2011, Clintberg conducted research at Oxford University with support of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Publications of his writing can be found in the following periodicals: The Senses & Society, C Magazine, The Art Newspaper, Fillip, Canadian Art, Border Crossings, BlackFlash, Arte al Dia International and Photofile. Other publications include contributions to One for Me and One to Share: Artist’s Multiples by Multiple Artists (2012), The Domestic Queens Project (2011), and Paul Butler’s Lateral Learning (2010).
Mark was shortlisted for the 2013 Sobey Art Award. For the Sobey Art Award Exhibition, Mark presented a work that he created during the first part of his residency at Fogo Island Arts, Not the one but there is no one else, comprised of a hand-woven fishing net and a series of take-away posters.