Born 1976, Selkirkshire, Scotland, UK
Lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
2000 – 04, BA (hons) first class, Fine Art, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Get Out And Troop The Shape Of A Void, NGCA, Sunderland, UK
Caput Mortuum (Fresh As Tomorrow), Baltic CCA, Gateshead, UK
W.I.P: Work In Progress, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK
Selected Group Exhibitions
Natural Language, Vitrine Gallery, Bermondsey, London, UK
Imperfect Articles, Volta NY, New York, US
Curated Sculpture, December 2010 (performance & group show), Parrotta Gallery, Stuttgart, Germany.
Unrealised Potential, Unrealised projects, Touring, UK.
No Soul For Sale, Tate Modern, London, UK.
Volta NY, imperfect articles (Chicago), New York, US
Brick By Brick, Xsite Architecture, Newcastle, UK.
Platform 00000009 – Thank you For Staying #2, Star and Shadow, Newcastle, UK.
Zoo Art Fair (two man show with Richard Rigg), Shoreditch, London.
Rank: Picturing the social order 1516-2009, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art,
Sunderland, UK. touring to Leeds City Art Gallery and the Grundy Art Gallery Blackpool.
Morphic Resonance, PSL, Leeds, UK
TOMORROW THE FUTURE Fishmarket Gallery, Northampton, UK
All my favourite singers couldn’t sing Workplace Gallery, UK
Geekfest, Poole, Dorset, UK
Zoo Art fair, Royal Academy, London. (Wall drawing)
Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Alt. Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK (toured to CCA, Glasgow)
DC, Workplace Gallery stand, Dusseldorf, Germany
False Witness, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Textual Healing, The Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Pulse Art Fair, New York, USA
Zoo Art Fair, RA, London, UK
Yacht Club (collab. with Peter J Evans) Make Your Own Damn Art World (Bob and Roberta Smith), MIMA, Middlesbrough, UK
Blue star, Red wedge, Wasps, Glasgow International, Glasgow, UK
Novellus Castellum, multiple locations, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Pulse Art Fair, Workplace Gallery stand, New York, USA
normalife unlimited, Art In Carnaby, London, UK
The Space In-between the Sole and the Heel, (touring)Collective Gallery, Edinburgh and Globe Gallery Newcastle, UK
Lex Talionis, South Tyneside Unofficial Fringe Festival (STUFF), Bede’s World, Jarrow, South Tyneside, UK
Waygood International Art Fayre, Waygood Gallery, normalife© stand, Newcastle, UK
The Unlimited Dream Company, (‘everybody’s got to learn sometime’) Biscuit Factory, Newcastle, UK, curated by NGCA
Degree Show 04, (Gleaming the cube), Dept. of Fine Art, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
Modus Operandi, Globe Gallery [Hub], Newcastle, UK
Adamwantstobeahumanbeing, The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle, UK
RANK, Leeds City Gallery, NGCA, Grundy, UK
T – Story, Side Café, the Side, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Invisible Ink, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK
All About the Benjamin’s, Locus+ (Christmas Card ) Locus+, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Macari’s Bullshit Diary, Peter J Evans, Newcastle, UK
Hydrotherapy, (2D permanent installation) Borders General Hospital, Melrose, Scotland, UK
The spectacularization of everyone (a gig as an essay towards a new reciprocity of sound, vision and audience), The Cumberland Arms, Byker, Newcastle, UK
Normalife unlimited, NCA, Neil’s Yard, Covent Garden, London, UK
Modus Operandi, Globe Gallery, North Shields, Newcastle, UK
2010 – 2011
Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (NGCA), Sunderland, (7 month studio residency).
Get Out And Troop The Shape Of A Void
A-n, preview, March
Guardian Guide, featured preview, March
Brick by brick
A-n, review, July 2009
Rank: picturing the social order, ex cat. 2009, ISBN-13: 978-0954911935
Art Monthly May 09.
Independent May 09
Front Row BBC Radio 4, May 09
Thinking Allowed BBC Radio 4, May 09
Younger than Jesus, artist directory, New Museum & Phaidon Press, New York, 2009; Soft cover; 10 x 11.5in; 540pp; full color; ISBN: 9780714849836
All my favorite singers couldn’t sing independent, 30th August.
Exploring temporalities, Aesthetica magazine, York, UK
Ant Macari: Fresh As Tomorrow –
Metro, 19th Sept
Art and design Preview The Guardian Guide, Saturday September 1, 2007
Help In The Workplace for Artists, The Journal, Newcastle 07/04/07
This Will Not Happen Without You: from the archive of The Basement Group, Projects UK and Locus+ (1977-2007), Locus+ publication, Newcastle, UK
Spank The Monkey, ex Cat. Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art
Yacht Or Die, Narc magazine, August Issue 5, p30
the spectacularization of everyone, Narc magazine, June issue 3, p21
essaythirty, Narc. Magazine, April issue 1, p21
15 Minutes with… Ant Macari, Accent Magazine, August 2005
Art Review-Ant Macari: Work In Progress , Sarah Jones, Metro Life, 07/12/2005