1984 BFA, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2009 “Venus 2.0”, [DAM] Berlin Gallery, Berlin, Germany, December 2009
2007 “New Work”, Bitforms Gallery, New York City, April 2007
2006 “The Cyclops Series”, Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton PA, September 2006
2005 “Empire”, Bitforms Gallery, New York City, October 2005
2003 “Sacred Code”, Bitforms Gallery, New York City, December 2003

Group Exhibitions
2015 “Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s”, Montclair Museum, New Jersey
2015 “Porn to Pizza – Domestic Cliches”, DAM Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2015 “A Brief History of the Future”, Royal Museums of Fine Art Belgium, Brussels, Belgium
2012 “World on a Wire”, bitforms gallery, New York
2011 “2nd Mostra de Arte Digital”, Marta Traba Gallery, Memorial da America Latina, Sao Paulo
2011 “net.flag highlights”, Big Screen Plaza, Eventi Hotel, New York City
2011 “Mods&Hackers”, Young Projects, Los Angeles, May 2011
2011 “Happy Tech”, Fondazione Marino Golinelli, Palazzo di Re Enzo, Bologna, Italy, Jan 2011
2010 “Digital Art @ Google: Data Poetics”, Google New York City, June 2010
2010 ‘Re-Creation”, Ogilvy & Mather, New York
2010 “Mois Multi 2010”, Quebec City, Quebec, Jan 2010
2009 “Hybrid Geographies”, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
2009 “STRP Festival”, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2009 “Fluid Architectures” , Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009 “Art and Electronic Media”, bitforms gallery, New York
2008 “Digital Safari”, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
2008 “Holy Fire: Art of the Digital Age”, iMAL Center for Digital Culture and Technology, Brussels, Belgium
2008 “13th Art Biennial”, Pancevo, Serbia
2007 “Software-Animation-Object: John F. Simon and Mark Napier”, [DAM] Berlin Gallery, Germany, September 2007
2007 NETworking”, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel, November 2007
2007 Pulse, New York
2007 “B I T M A P: as good as new”, VertexList gallery, New York, September 2007
2007 “Ars Electronica – Digital Art and Magic Moments”, Shanghai Science and Technology Museum, China, October 2007
2007 “Source Code”, Eyebeam Atelier, New York City, June 2007
2006 “Further Processing”, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria, September 2006
2006 “Am, Eretz, Medina”, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel, May 2006
2005 Bitforms Gallery, Seoul, Korea, October 2005
2005 “Connessioni Leggendarie”, Mediateca di Santa Teresa, Milan, Italy, October 2005
2005 “Pintar sense pintar”, Centre d.Art la Panera, Lleida, Spain, April 2005
2004 “Hyper-Runt”, Inliquid, Philadelphia, October 2004
2004 “Villette Numéque”, la Villette, Paris, September 2004
2003 “Pages”, Christine Rose Gallery, New York City, December 2003
2003 “Hilchot Shchenim”, Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel, December 2003
2003 “Interactive Design”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, November 2003
2003 “Abstraction Now”, Kürhaus Wien, Vienna, September 2003
2002 “Future Cinema”, ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, November 2002
2002 net.flag exhibited at Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria, September 2002
2002 “The Waiting Room”, Bitforms Gallery, NY, NY, April 2002
2002 The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY, March 2002
2002 Transmediale.02, Berlin, Germany, February 2002
2002 Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ, January 2002
2001 “Animations”, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY, October 2001
2001 “net.ephemera”, Gallery of the Moving Image, New York City, May 2001 Curated by Mark Tribe
2001 “Data Dynamics”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, March 2001
2001 “010101”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, January 2001
2000 “Call and Response”, The Kitchen, New York, September 2000
2000 “Ideogram Part 2”, Gallery of the Moving Image, New York, September 2000
2000 “World Wide Video Festival”, Amsterdam, September 2000
2000 “Protocol Prone”, Bard College, Annandale, New York, April 2000
2000 “The Anagrammatical Body”, ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2000
2000 “AEN – Art Entertainment Network”, Walker Art Center, February 11, 2000
1999 “Net_condition”, ZKM, Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
1999 Boston Cyberarts Festival,
1999 “Reel New York.Web”, New Media Group Thirteen/WNET, May 1999. Curated by Carl Goodman
1998 “Transmediale 98”,, June 1998
1998 “Digital 98”, Art & Science Collaborations, Inc. NY. Curated by Timothy Druckrey
1997 “Transmediale 97”,, June 1997
1996 “Art Carnival”, Eighth Floor Gallery, Soho, NY.
1996 “ThreeManShow”, 450 Broadway Gallery, Soho, NY.
1996 “Sacred Space”, 450 Broadway Gallery, Soho, NY.
1995 “Soul in C Minor”, 450 Broadway Gallery, Soho, N
1993 Spazi Fine Arts, Housatonic, Mass.
1993 “New Directions”, Pleiades Gallery, Soho, NY. Juried by Judith Collishan

2015 “The Art of the Curious Nineties”, by Linda Yablonsky, ARTNews, January 2015.
2013 “The New World of Net Art”, by Carolina A. Miranda, ARTNews, June 12, 2013
2011 “Interface Criticism”, by Bodil Marie Stavning Thomsen, Aarhus University Press, Copenhagen.
2010 “Mark Napier’s Venus 2.0”, by Angela Ferraiolo, Furtherfield, Sept 2010
2010 “The World of Digital Art”, by Wolf Lieser, h.f. Ullman, May 2010
2009 “Mark Napier”, Proud Magazine, Berlin, December 2009.
2009 “Art and Electronic Media”, by Edward Shanken, Phaidon Press, New York and London
2009 “Abstractions Post-Abstraites”, by Stéane Mroczkowski , Universitée Strasbourg.
2007 “Art in Review”, by Martha Schwendener, The New York Times, July 20, 2007
2007 “Processing: A Programming Handbook”, Ben Fry and CaseyReas, MIT Press, p. 566 2007 “Net Artist.s Power Shift”, by Asami Novak, Wired, May 29, 2007
2007 “Wigglism”, by Ebon Fisher, Leonardo Journal Vol. 40, Number 1, Feb 2007
2006 “NEW MEDIA ART”, by Reena Jana and Mark Tribe, Taschen
2006 “New Media Moguls”, by Carly Berwick, Art and Auction, June 2006
2006 “At the Edge of Art”, by Joline Blais and Jon Ippolito, Thames & Hudson, 2006
2005 “Art for When There’s Nothing on TV”, by Andrea Petersen, The Wall Street Journal, February 16, 2005
2004 “Internet Art”, by Rachel Greene, Thames & Hudson World of Art Series, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., London.
2004 “Collage: The Making of Modern Art”, by Brandon Taylor, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., London.
2004 “Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age”, by Margot Lovejoy, Routledge.
2003 “Digital Art”, by Christiane Paul, Thames & Hudson World of Art Series, Thames & Hudson, Ltd., London.
2002 “Net Gains”, by Carly Berwick, ARTnews, December 2002
2002 “Movers and Shakers”, Utne Arts Extra, December 2002
2002 “New York Digital Salon”, Leonardo Special Issue, September 2002
2002 “17,000 Euros Pour Une Toile Exposee Sur La Toile”, by Isabelle Lesniak, L’Expansion, May 2002
2002 “A Flag To Call Our Own”, by Ron Bel Bruno, Yahoo Internet Life, June 2002
2002 “Selling and Collecting the Intangible, at $1,000 a Share”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times, April 29 2002
2002 “Wiring Into a Changing Climate”, by Susan Delson, Museum News, March/April 2002
2002 “Digital Collaboration”, by Michelle Megna, The Daily News, March 17, 2002
2001 “Driven by a Higher Calling, Not Dot-Com Dollars”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times, December 24, 2001
2001 “If Picasso Were A Programmer”, by Susan Delson, Forbes Best of The Web, June 26, 2001
2001 “The New New-Media Blitz”, by Carly Berwick, ARTnews, April 2001
2001 “Restoring the Sistine Website”, by Reena Jana, Wired News, March 22, 2001
2001 “Digital Art: Do You View It at Home or in Public?”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times, March 19, 2001
2001 “The Before the Storm”, by Dan Bischoff, The Star Ledger, January 28, 2001
2001 “Museum Mounts Show in Cyberspace”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times, January 8, 2001
2000 “Art Worth Staying Home For”, by Reena Jana, Wired News, Dec 30, 2000
2000 “A Full-Scale Fete for Net Art”, by Jason Spingarn-Koff, Wired News, July 29, 2000
2000 “Web Work — A History of Internet Art”, by Rachel Greene, ArtForum, May 2000
2000 “Cannibals On Line”, by Bernard Andreas Schütze, CIAC Electronic Art Magazine, March 2000
2000 “Should some code be censored?”, by John Ippolito, ArtByte, January 2000
1999 “Potatoland”, The New Internet Design Project > Reloaded, by Patrick Burgoyne and Liz Faber, Universe Publishing, NY, NY
1999 “Words and Pictures — Potatoland and Turnstile II Turn Them Inside Out”, by Glen Helfand, San Francisco Chronicle, July 22,
1999 “Fine Art of Browsing”, The Guardian Online, July 29, 1999
1999 “No Clicking Allowed in Artist’s Browser”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times Online, June 24, 1999
1999 “Shred the Web: An Alternative Browser Makes Chaos out of Order”, Publish, March 1999
1998 “When Artists Build Their Own Browsers”, by Matthew Mirapaul, The New York Times Online, December 3, 1998
1998 “Taking in the Trash”, by Austin Bunn, The Village Voice, June 23, 1998
1998 “Turn your junk into art: The Digital Landfill”, The Independent, June 22, 1998
1998 “Landfill” by Steve Silberman, Wired News, June 9, 1998
1998 “Artists Vision of Barbie Under Siege”, Yahoo Internet Life, March 1998
1997 “Unauthorized Web sites: Is parody flattery or just plain exploitation?” by Dan Gilmour, Chicago Tribune, December 8 1997
1997 “Internet Art Struggles for its Own Identity” by Tom Watson,, November 1997
1997 “Lawyers Whacked Distorted Barbie” by Joey Anuff, Hotwired, October 31 1997
1997 “Mattel’s Latest: Cease-and-Desist Barbie” by Steve Silberman, Wired News, October 28 1997
1997 “Online Barbie Hunt Draws Criticism” by Ben Elgin, ZDNet, November 26 1997
1997 “The Distorted Barbie”, Yahoo Internet Life, November 1997
1997 “Internet Projects: Mark Napier”, Transmedia 97, June 1997
1996 “Mark Napier: Webworks”, Yahoo Wild Web Rides, 1996
1996 “The Allure of Carnival”, Lauren Rosenberg, NY Soho Magazine, July 1996
1996 “Web Sightings”, The New Yorker, June 24 1996

2002 “Markle Feed” customized version of “Feed”, commissioned by the Markle Foundation, NYC.
2002 Artist in Residence at the Sackler Center of the Guggenheim Museum, New York.
2001 “net.flag” – net art project. Commissioned by the Guggenheim Museum for acquisition into the permanent collection.
2001 “USA 1.1” – net art project. Commissioned by
2001 “Point-to-Point” – net art installation. Commissioned by Whitney Museum of American Art
2000 “Feed” – net art project. Commissioned by San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1999 “Pulse” – net art project. Commissioned by

Awards and Honors
2007 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Computer Arts
2002 Creative Capital grant
2001 Nominated for a Webby Award in the Arts category
2001 New York Foundation for the Arts, fellowship in Computer Arts
2001 Greenwall Foundation grant for “Point-to-Point”
2000 Fraunhofer Society prize for “Point-to-Point”
1999 The Shredder awarded honorable mention by Ars Electronica 99.
1998 Digital Landfill receives first prize in ASCII Digital 99 festival.