Mark Armijo McKnight is presenting new work in Posthume, a two-part exhibition at Paul Soto Gallery. The exhibition updates the memento mori art historical motif by imbuing it with ambiguity and connecting it to celebrations of the Día de Muertos. The first half of the exhibition is a solo show at Paul Soto’s Los Angeles gallery and is up June 3 through July 22, 2023. The second half juxtaposes McKnight’s work with drawings by the modern Belgian artist James Ensor and will be on view at Paul Soto’s Brussels location June 9 through July 22, 2023.
The Board of Trustees of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded Mark Armijo McKnight a 2023 Guggenheim Fellowship for his achievement and potential in the field of photography.
; is a group show curated by Mark Armijo McKnight at Vielmetter in Los Angeles. The show includes work by Etel Adnan, CAConrad, Moyra Davey, Demian Dinéyazhi’, Shannon Ebner, John Giorno, Otis Houston Jr., Jibade-Khalil Huffman, Félix González-Torres, The Song Cave, and Cecilia Vicuña. In the press release, McKnight states that “this exhibition is an invitation to think poetically, or as the great Hannah Arendt suggests: ‘without a banister.'” The show is on view November 19, 2022 through January 7, 2023.
Kiss of the Sun, a solo show featuring work by Mark Armijo McKnight, is on view from April 29 through May 28, 2022 at Kendall Koppe Gallery in Glasgow, Scotland.
Mark Armijo McKnight has an artwork included in Perris, a group show at Tyler Park Presents, on view from February 18 through March 19, 2022.
Mark McKnight has photographs included in Defining Photographs and Radical Experiments in Inland Southern California, 1950 to Present, at the California Museum of Photography & Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA.