Mark Dion

Mark Dion

born 1961 in New Bedford/Massachusetts, lives in New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

 
2020
Mark Dion: Follies, Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumaier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis
The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth
The Pollinator Pavilion, Thomas Cole National Historic Site, Catskill NY ( In Collaboration with Dana Sherwood)
David Brooks and Mark Dion: The Great Bird Blind Debate Planting Fields, Oyster Bay, New York [upcoming]
2019
Wunderkammer 2, Esbjerg Museum of Art, Esbjerg
Mark Dion: Our Plundered Earth, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin
Mark Dion; Follies, Storm King Art Center, Cornwall, NY
Mark Dion: The Life of a Dead Tree, MOCA Toronto
Fragile Earth: The Naturalist Impulse in Contemporary Art, Florence Grisworld Museum, New Lyme, CT
The Naturalist at the End of the World, Waldburger Wouters, Basel
2018
Mark Dion: Theatre of the Natural World, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Cabinet of Wonder, Gathering Place, Tulsa, OK
Fish Fountain for Stavoren, 11 Fountains Project, Stavoren (permanent commission)
2017
Mark Dion. The Tar Museum, Naturhistorisches Museum Wien, Vienna
Mark Dion: Misadventures of a 21st Century Naturalist
,
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Boston, MA
American Politics – Dirty Tricks
, Georg Kargl BOX, Vienna
Mark Dion: Print Re/View, Hartford Art School Galleries at the University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT
Mark Dion: The Wondrous Museum of Nature, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
Exploratory Works: Drawings from the Department of Tropical Research Field Expeditions, co-curated with Katherine McLeod and Madeleine Thompson, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Virginia Curiosity Shop: a Mark Dion Project for UVA, The University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Waiting for the Extraordinery, U-M Institute of the Humanities, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
2016
Mark Dion: The Wondrous Museum of Nature, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen
Findings from Mark Dion´s "The Floodwater Residency Program - Gartow" von Mark Dion, Westwindischer Kunstverein, Gartow
The Conservator´s Cupboard, Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY
Mark Dion: Fieldwork IV, Cairn Centre D´Art, Digne-les-Bains
ExtraNaturel: Voyage initiatique dans la collection de Beaux-Arts de Paris, Palaix de Beaux-Arts, Paris
The Mark Dion Cabinet, Galerie für Landeskunst, Hamburg
Universal Collection: A Mark Dion Project, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
Mark Dion: Shooting Gallery, Galerie für Landschaftskunst / GFLK Halle Süd, Tölz
Mark Dion - Reconnaissance, Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
Mark Dion: The Library for the Birds of New York and Other Marvels, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Mark Dion: Against the Current, Ormston House, Limerick
The World in a Box and Other Adventures in Cosmology: Recent Print Editions of Mark Dion, Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Mark Dion. Widerspenstige Wildnis / Wayward Wilderness, Drents Museum, Assen
2015
Mark Dion: Matrix 173, The Wadsworth Atheneum´s Great Chain of Being
, Wardsworth Atheneim Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Mark Dion: Widerspenstige Wildnis / Wayward Wilderness, Martha Herford, Herford
Mark Dion: The Phantom Museum - Wonder Workshop, Clifford Gallery and Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
Mark Dion: The Wonder Workshop, V-A-C Foundation, Venice
Vanishing Wonders & New Curiosities: Sculptures and works on paper by Mark Dion, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin
Panteon - A Project for the Zorinsky Federal Building, Omaha, NE
Mark Dion: The Undisciplined Collector, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Mark Dion / MATRIX 173, The Wadsworth Antheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Mark Dion: The Octagon Room, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA
Wunderkammer Oberösterreich, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz
Against the Current, Ormston House, Limerick
2014
The Lost Museum: A Project of the Jenks Society, Department Social Humanities, Brown University, Providence, RI
Mark Dion: Die Akademie der Dinge / The Academy of Things, The Academy of Fine Arts Design, Dresden
Mark Dion Cosmographia: Selected Works on Paper, 1991-2014, In Situ – fabienne leclerc, Paris
2013
The Macabre Treasure, Museum Het Domein, Sittard
Mark Dion: Drawings, Prints, Multiples and Sculptures, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
The Octoganon Room on long-term view at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
The Curator´s Office on permanent display at The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN
Field Station, curated by Joé Roca, Residency and exhibition at Flora ars + natura, Bogotá
Above/Below Ground, a project by Mark Dion and Amy Yoes for the Siena Art Institute, Siena
Mark Dion: The Pursuit of Sir William Hamilton, Museo Pignatelli, organized by Fondazione Morra Greco, Neapel
Unity of Nature: Alexander Von Humboldt and the Americas, Americas Society, New York, NY
2012
MARK DION: Phantoms of the Clark Expedtions, The Explorers Club, New York, NY organzied by The Sterling and Francine Clark Institute, Williamstown, MA
Mark Dion: Troubleshooting. University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Mark Dion: Twenty One Years of Thinking in Three Dimensions, featuring collaborations with Jackie McAllister and Dana Sherwood, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
Mark Dion - Fresh Sculpture (including collaborations with Dana Sherwood), Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Den, commission for the National Tourist Routes (site-specific installation)
2011
Ship in the Bottle, public comission for Port of Los Angeles Waterfront, Los Angeles, CA
Enhancement Project, Cabrillo Way Marina, San Pedro, CA
Process and Inquiry, University of Arkansas - Department of Art, Fayetteville (AR)
Oceanomania: Souvenirs of Mysterious Seas, Musée Océanographique de Monaco and Nouveau Musée National de Monaco / Villa Paloma, Monte Carlo, Monaco
Anchor Gallery: Mark Dion, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Waiting for the Extraordinary, Michigan State University, Institute for the Humanities, East Lansing, MI
Process and Inquire,University of Arkansas - Department of Art, Fayetteville, AR
Legacy Swarm for the Ruhrgebiet - Bob Braine, Mark Dion and GFLK, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Recklinghausen
2010 
The Marvelous Museum : A Mark Dion Project, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Mark Dion - Library for the Birds, Le (9) Bis, Café 9, St. Ètienne
Mark Dion: Collected Editions 1984-2009, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, OH
Mark Dion: Travels of William Bartam - Reconsidered, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Mildred´s Lane: Renovating Walden, with J. Morgan Puett, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, MA
Presidio Habitats, SITE Foundation & The Presidio, San Francisco, CA
The Amateur Ornithologist Clubhouse, EMSCHER KUNST, European Capital of Culture, Ruhr
A World for the Spoiling, In situ-Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
2009   
Springhornhof Institute of Neolithic Archeology, Kunstverein Stiftung Springhornhof Neuenkirchen, Beuna, Germany (permanent installation)
Mark Dion - Un autre regard sur les fouilles du Rhône (Mark Dion: Searching for Rhône - Another Look), organized in conjuction with César, le Rhône pour mémoire (Caesar: The Rhône Remembers), Musée departmental Arles antique, Arles
Permament public garden installation at the Toolie St. Hanging Garden, London
Jungle Shop and Other Mischief, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Mark Dion: Collected Editions 1984-2009, Trisolini Gallery, University of Ohio, Athens, OH
Das Springhofinstitute für Neolithische Archäologie, Neuenkirchen
2008   
The Tuileries conservatory for confectionery curiosities – Mark Dion, Jardin des Tuileries, Paris, France
Concerning Hunting, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn (traveling to Arhus Kunstbygning, Aarhus, Denmark; Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena, Italy; Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, Germany; Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria)
Mark Dion: The Octagon Room, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Mark Dion: Travels of William Bartam - Reconsidered, Bartam´s Garden, Philadelphia, PA
Mark Dion: Maquettes, Goodwater Gallery, Toronto
Recent Endavors: New Work by Mark Dion, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Restoring Authority, Museo Arqueologico de Murcia, Murcia
2007   
Buchsdome Tower, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum NÖ, Schlosspark Grafenegg, Grafenegg 
Travels of William Bartram reconsidered, Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia, PA
Systema Metropolis, Natural History Museum, London
Memorial to Thomas Berwik, St. Michael´s Church, Newcastle upon Tyne Public Art project, Newcastle upon Tyne
The Natural History of the Museum
, Carré d’Art Musée d’Art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
(travels to Dunkers Kulturhus, Helsingborg, Sweden; Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland)
Salon Jacqueline Sommer, Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Paris
Library for the Birds of Paris, Galerie Michel Jorniac Universite Paris 1, Paris
Marquettes, Goodwater Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Seattle Vivarium, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2006     
The Tar Museum, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
The South Florida Wildlife Rescue Unit, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Seattle Vivarium, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle, WA
site samples '1&2, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
Dundee Bear Broch, Camperdown Wildlife Centre / Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland, UK
Neotropic, Galerie in Situ, Paris
Cabane Sommer - Mark Dion (The Summer Shack-Mark Dion), Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature, Château de Chambord, Paris
2005 
The Curiosity Shop, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY  
Dungeon of the Sleeping Bear, the Phantom Forest, the Birds of Guam and other Fables of
Ecological Mischief, Château d’Oiron, Oiron
Salon de la Chasse, Musée de las Chasse de la Nature, Château de Chambord, Paris
The Brazilian Expedition of Thomas Ender–Reconsidered, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
Bureau of the Centre for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacy, Manchester Museum, Manchester
Microcosmographia and the Secret Garden Biological Field Unit, South London Gallery, London
Dundee Bear Broch
, Camperdown Wildlife Centre / Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Memento Mori (My Glass is Run), Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
Mark Dion:Toys'r'U.S. (When Dinsoaurs ruled the World), Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, NY
2004     
Projects 82. Rescue Archaeology, A Project of The Museum of Modern Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Mark Dion: drawings and printed works, Goodwater Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Office for the Center for the Study of Surrealism and its Legacies, Manchester Museum, Manchester, UK
Universal Collection, Historisches Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tropical Travels, Thomas Ender (1817–1818) and Mark Dion, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
American Politics, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
Urban Field Station, Jefferson Garden at the American Philosophical Society's, Philadelphia, PA
2003     
Mark Dion: Collaborations 1987–2003, Joseloff Gallery, Hartford, Conneticut and American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
RN: The Past, the Present and Future of the Nurse Uniform, The Fabric Workshop and Museum (in collaboration with J. Morgan Puett), Philadelphia, PA
Full House, 9th Annual Larry Aldrich Foundation Award, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
The Ichthyosaurus, The Magpie, and Other Marvels of the Natural World, organized by Musée Gassendi and la Reserve Geologique de Haute Provence, in collaboration with Centro Sperimentale Art Contemporanea, Galerie du Cairn, Digne-les-Bains
Imperfect Marriages, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
2002     
Mark Dion: Encyclomania, Villa Merkel, Esslingen (travels to Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany)
Microcosmographia, University of Tokyo Museum, Tokyo
Vivarium, Tanja Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Urban Wildlife Observation Unit, The Public Art Fund, Madison Square Park, New York, NY
Ursus Maritimus, Goodwater, Toronto
Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Biologische Forschungsstation Alster, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
2001 
Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna   
Cabinet of Curiosities at the Weisman Art Museum, The Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum/University Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
New England Digs, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA; Bell Art Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI; University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth, MA
Theatrum Mundi - Armarium, In Situ-Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
2000     
The Museum of Poison, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York, NY
Alexander von Humbold and other Sculptures, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Nature Bureaucracies, American Fine Arts Co, New York, NY
1999     
Tate Thames Dig, The Tate Gallery of Modern Art, London
Where the Land Meets The Sea, Yearby Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Adventures in Comarative Neuroanatomy, Deutsches Museum Bonn, Bonn
Loot: Raiding Neptune´s Vault, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
The Ladies Field Club of York, National Railway Museum, York (In collaboration with J. Morgan Puett)
Mark Dion: Loot, Torphies, Souvenirs, ans White Elephants, Selected Works 1991-1998, American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York, NY
1998
Tate Thames Dig (Two Banks), Tate Gallery, London
Private Property, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg-Altona
The Nature World, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver  
1997   
Mark Dion: The Museum of Natural History and Other Fictions, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (travelling to Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany)
Trophies & Souvenirs, London Projects, London
Homage Jean-Henri Faber, Galerie des Archives, Paris
Cabinet of Curiosity for the Wexner Center of the Arts, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Skandinavischer Pavillon, Biennale di Venezia, Venice 
1996 
Two Trees, American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY               
A Tale of Two Seas: An Account of Stephan Dillemuth’s and Mark Dion’s Journey along the Shores of the North Sea and Baltic Sea and What They Found There, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
1995   
Unseen Fribourg, Fri-Art Centre D’Art Contemporain Kunsthalle, Fribourg
American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
DODO, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Amsterdam
Flotsam and Jetsam (The End of the Game), De Vleeshal, Middleburg
Schoharie Creek Field Station, Art Awareness, Lexington, NY (with Bob Braine and J. Morgan Puett)
The Great Fribourg Bug Hunt, Centre D´Art Contemporain, Fribourg
Imagining Borneo, Museum of Sarawak, Sarawak
Searching for Sabath, Paul Towel, Sabah Museum, Sabah
1994   
Aristoteles, Rachel Carson, Alfred Russel Wallace, Galerie Metropol, Vienna
When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth (Toys `R`U.S.), American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
Angellica Point, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
Concrete Jungle, Marc Jancou Gallery, London, UK
1993
The Great Hunter, The Marine Biologist, The Paleontologist and_The Missionary, Marc Jancou, Zurich    
The Great Munich Big Hunt, K-raum Daxer, Munich
1992
Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm
American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
True Stories Part II, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
1991   
Art...Not News
, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Launching
, Shark Editions, Spring Street Lounge, New York, NY
 
1990   
Extinction, Dinosaurs and Disney: The Desks of Mickey Cuvier, Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris
Frankenstein in the Age of Biotechnology, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Biodiversity: An Installation for the Wexner Center / William Schefferine, Wexner Center for Visual Arts, Columbus, OH
1989
Film, Artful History: A Restoration Comedy with Jason Simon, Collection for Living Cinema, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
Wald. Wolf. Wildnis., Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden - Rot
Potentional Worlds, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Songs in the Dark, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Citizen Animalia, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Animals in the Art, Arken Museum, Ishøj
Retons Unis: Grands Soirs et Petits Matins, Galerie Perotin, Paris
2019
Ding / Unding. Die Entgrenzung des Künstler*innenbuchs, ETH Zürich, Zurich
unselect, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin
Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials, Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
the Unbearable Impermanence of Things, Vicki Myhren Gallery, The University of Denver, Denver, CO
Kith and Kin: Friends and Mentors of Lesley MFA College of Art and Design, Lesly University, Cambridge, MA
Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King, Cornwall, NY
Wild Designs, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Transformations & Alternations, NYFA and McKinsey, New York, NY
Forgetting-Why We Don´t Remember Everything, Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main
Heaven, Hell and Purgatory, The Greenwood Cementary, New York, NY
Year 2: Occupy Colby Museum, Colby Museum of Art Waterville, MA
Santander Sala de Arte, Madrid
Fragile Earth, The Florence Grisworld Museum, Old Lymer, CT
From Theary to Practive: Trajectories of the Whitney Independent Study Program, curated by John Tyson and Sam Toabe, University of Massachusetts Boston, Boston, MA
2018
Dialogue, Gesellschaft für projektive Ästhetik, Georg Kargl, Vienna
Wildnis/Wilderness, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
The Magic Kingdom, curated by Avi Lubin, Beit Uri and Rami Nehoshtan Museum, Ashdot Ya´akov Meuhad, Israel
Mark Dion, John Miller, Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin
Endangered Species: Artists on the Front Line of Biodiversity, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
The 33rd São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo
CONCENTRATION - a tribute, Gesellschaft für projektive Ästhetik, Georg Kargl, Vienna
Reduction
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Gesellschaft für Projektive Ästhetik, Georg Kargl, Vienna
Everything Was Forever Until It Was No More, curated by Katerina Gregos, Riga International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Riga 
Natural Spaces, Testing Grounds, curated by Marie-Noëlle Farcy, Marion Laval-Jeantet, Mangin, MUDAM: Mudam Luxembourg - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Indicators: Artists on Climate Change, Storm King, Cornwall, NY
Dime-Store Alchemy, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials, The Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA (traveling to: Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, Eugene, OR; Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA; Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI)
Wild Designs, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
The Atlantic Triangle, 11th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre
Big Botany, Spencer Museum of Art, the University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Art/Nature – Artistic Interventions, Museum für Naturkunde (Museum of Natural History), Berlin
Nature’s Nation: American Art and Environment, Princeton Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
Plastic Entanglements, Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, PA
The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts, Co. (1983-2004), Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY

Résonance (Part 2), Frac Normandie Rouen
The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind
, Hauser & Wirth – Somerset, Bruton, UK
Cupboard Love
, Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica, Museo D\'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina (MADRE), Naples
2017
Artist Need to Create on the Same Scale That Society Has the Capacity to Destroy, Part I, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NY
Ambiguous Territory: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural, University of Michigan Taubman College Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
Naturgeschichten, Spuren des Politischen/ Natural Histories Traces of the Political, mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
The Unreliable Narrator,
Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
Mark Dion Waiting for the Extraordinary, Institute of the Humanities,
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Prospect 4. The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp,
Prospect New Orleans, New  Orleans, LA
A Good Neighbor: the 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
Dioramas, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Art around 1992, Centro Andalusia de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville 
Constructing Paradise, Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York, NY
Just the Facts, The Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Frederick Layton Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Wundercamera, Telefair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA
Dioramas. Erfindung einer Illusion, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt a. Main
Art around 1992, Centro Andalusia de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Sevillia 
The Garden—End of Times, Beginning of Times, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
Naturalia, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Die Idee der Freien Flusszone / The Idea of the Free River Zone, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg
2016
20 - An Exhibition in Three Acts, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich Emscherkunst 2016, multiple locations
Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Blanton Museum, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Don’t Look Back: The 1990’s at MOCA, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Sublime. The Tremors of the World., Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
Radical Seafaring, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, NY
The Ocelots of Foothill Blcd, Mark Dion, Jessica Rath, Dana Sherwood, Pitzer Art Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
Manmade: Contemporary Art on the Relationship between Man and Earth, Raversyde, Oostende
FOOD—Ecologies of the Everyday, 13th Fellbach Small Sculpture Triennial, Fellbach
Art & Science - 10 Jahre Plattform für den Dialog von Naturwissenschaft und Kunst, ERES Stiftung, Munich
Animality, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK
Dead Animals, or the curious occurrence of taxidermy in contemporary art, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
Freie Flusszone Süderelbe, Galerie für Landschaftskunst im Kunstverein, Langenhagen
El orden natural de las cosas, Museo Jumex, Mexico City
A Critical Mass Is What We Have Left, George Kargl BOX, Vienna
2015
to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer. Künstlerische Praktiken um 1990, mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Come As You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, NJ (traveling to Telfair Musuem of Art, Savannah, GA; University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI; Blanton Museum of Art, UT Austin, TX)
Collection on Display: “Experimental Arrangements”, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Tiere Schauen—Looking at Animals Looking at Us, Hegenbarth Sammlung Berlin, Berlin
ARTsySTEM: The Changing Climates of the Arts and Sciences, Harrison, NY Museum of Art, Caine College of the Arts, Utah State University, Logan, UT
Höhenrausch 2015 – Das Geheimnis der Vögel, O.K Centrum für Gegenwartskunst, Linz
The Order of Things: Mark Dion, Judy Pfaff, and Fred Wilson, The Barnes Foundation, Philadelphia, PA
Emanation: Art + Process, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ
GYRE: The Plastic Ocean, The David J. Spencer Center for Disease Control Museum, Atlanta, GA
Dump!, Multispecies Making and Unmaking, Kunsthal Aarhaus, Aarhaus
Future Histories. Mark Dion | Arseniy Zhilyaev, V-A-C Foundation, Palazzo Tre Oci, Venice
Slack! Deux-Caps Art Festival, Pas-de-Calais
Transmission Recreation and Repetition, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris
Sea Life, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
The Trouble with Jellyfish, Le Laboratoire, Cambridge, MA
Global Imaginations, Museum de Lakenhal, Leiden
Jäger & Sammler in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Villa Merkel, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen am Neckar, Esslingen am Neckar
2014
Late Harvest, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
Jäger & Sammler in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
The Academy of Things: 250 Years at the Kunstakademie Dresden, The Art Academy of Dresden, Dresden
Anthropocene Monument, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse 
The Bigger Picture: Work from the 1990s, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Recapturing the Scenic Wilds, Wave Hill, New York, NY
The Colours of the Labyrinth, Waldburger Wouters, Brussels
Wundercamera, Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK
The Lost Museum: A Project of the Jenks Society, Department of Social Humanities, Brown University, Providence, RI
Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden, Museum of Biblical Art (MOBIA), New York, NY
The Hidden Passengers, apexart, New York, NY
Groundwork: life spent with nature, Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center, New York, NY
between the lines, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York; NY
Forecast, Virginia Commonwealth University Anderson Gallery, VA
Noah's Ark, Museum Ostwal, Dortmund
The Trouble with Jellyfish, Le Laboratoire, Paris
New York Makers Open, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Unity of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt and the Americas, Americas Society, New York, NY
Wonder Cabinet s / The Art of Collecting, Children's Museum of New York Mansion as Muse: Contemporary Art at Victorian Mansion, Victorian Mansion, Portland, ME
As I Run and Run, Happiness Comes Closer, Hôtel Beaubrun, Paris
Lost Paradise, KAI 10|Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf
Costume Bureau, Framer Framed, Amsterdam
The Invisible Hand: Curating as Gesture, The 2nd CAFAM Biennale, CAFA Art Musuem, Bejing
Beyond Earth Art: Contemporary Artists and the Environment, curated by Andrea Inselman, Cornell University, Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology, curated by Johanna Burton and Anne Ellegood, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, VA
GYRE: The Plastic Ocean, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
2013
Le Surréalisme et l’Objet - La sculpture au defi,
curated by Didier Ottinger, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology, curated by Dieter Roelstraete, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Aquatopia: The imaginary of the ocean deep, Tate Gallery, St. Ives
Wundercamera, Pitzhanger Manor House & Gallery, London (traveled to Holden Gallery, Manchester)
200 Years, 200 Objects: A Bicentennial Project for The Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh
Coral: Something Rich and Strange, Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Manchester
Back to Eden: Contemporary Artists Wander the Garden, Museum of Biblical Art, New York, NY
Donation Florence et Daniel Guerlain, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Beautiful Minds, Kleine Humboldt Galerie, Berlin
Poison Green, Czech Center, New York, NY
Start as Close to the End as Possible, Torrance Shipman Gallery, New York, NY
Turn off the Sun, Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, Tempe, AR
AMERICANA: Desiring Landscape, Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL
Arctic, Lousiana Museum, Humblebaeck
Arquelogica, Matadero Madrid Contemporary Art Center, Madrid
Yes, Naturally: How Art Saves the World, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag
EXPO 1: New York, organized by Klaus Biesenbach with Christopher Y. Lew, and Lizzie Gorfaine, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Beyond the Wunderkammer, The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University, Boston, MA
The Maritime Artist, Porthmeor Studios, St. Ives
Fremd & Eigen, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
Das Glück kommt aus dem Nichts. Werke aus der „Slg. Wilhelm Otto Nachf.“, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg
Das Abenteuer Bildung, Vögele Kulturzentrum, Stiftung Charles und Agnes Vögele, Pfäffikon
 2012
More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness., SITE Santa Fe, NM (traveling to Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN)
El Gran Sur, Bienal de Montevideo, Uruguay
The Black Whale, curated by Pablo de Llano, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Vigo
Gyre, curated by Julie Decker, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK
Cisneros Collection, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana
Zoologie, Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art, Montréal, Quebec
Collaboration with Dana Sherwood for International Orange, FOR-SITE Foundation, San Francisco, CA
Spécimens—Collections Croisements, Sentinelles, Domaine de Chamarande, Chamarande
Le Temps—La Collection en Lycée, Étienne Mimard, Saint-Étienne
Unsaid/Spoken, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Art Space, Miami, FL
BIOS - Konzepte des Lebens in der Zeitgenössischen Skulptur, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
dOCUMENTA (13), curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Kassel
Über den Dilettantismus / On Dilettantism, ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
La Triennale, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Chaotic Trajectories, Temporary Gallery Cologne, Cologne
Natürlich Natur - Paralipomena,
Ausstellungshaus Spoerri, Hadersdorf am Kamp/NÖ
Living with Art, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst, Städtischen Galerie, Bietigheim - Bissingen
Cibles, Musée de la Chasse and de la Nature, Paris
More to Tell, Museum Het Domein, Sittard
2011
BELVEDERE: Why is Landscape Beautiful?, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
Der zweite Blick. Sammlung in Bewegung, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund
Windflower: Perceptions of Nature, Kröller - Müller Museum, Otterlo
Scramble for the Past: A Story of Archeology in the Ottoman Empire 1750 - 1914 Istanbul, SALT Galata, Istanbul
The Smithson Effect, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
Voyage on uncanny Seas, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL (curated by Mark Dion)
Zur Nachahmung empfohlen!, Städtische Galerie im Rathausfletz, Neuburg an der Donau
Ut i min hage—Nr. 19, Bjarne Erlingsons gate 19, Harstad
Art/Système/Poésie, In Situ—fabienne leclerc, Paris
Asien Afrika Europa Amerika. Kontintaldurchquerungen von Bob Braine & Mark Dion u.a, GFLK - Galerie für Lanschaftskunst
Belvedere: Why is Landscape Beautiful?, Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
Site Inspection. The Museum on the Museum, Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Zwei Sammler. Thomas Olbricht und Harald Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
iRonic. Die feinsinnige Ironie der Kunst, Kunstpalais, Erlangen
Measuring the World: Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
The Luminous Interval: an exhibition of the D.Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao
Investigation of a dog. works from the FACE collections, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
2010
Weltwissen – World Knowledge. 300 years of Science in Berlin, Martin- Gropius-Bau, Berlin 
Beyond/In Western New York 2010: Alternating Currents, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
New Acquisitions of the Art Foundation Mallorca Collection, CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Majorca 
Strange Travelers, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY (curated project by Mark Dion)
Welt und System, Städtische Galerie Dresden Kunstsammlung, Dresden
Just love me, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Presidio Habitats, FOR-SITE Foundation, The Presidio, San Francisco, CA      
Larger Than Life - Stranger Than Fiction, Triennial Kleinplastik 11
, Fellbach, Germany 
Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, curated by Nathalie Karg/Cumulus Studios, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
The Crude and the Rare, curated by Saskia Bos and Steven Lam, 41 Cooper Gallery, The Cooper Union, New York, NY
Das Fundament der Kunst. Die Skulptur und ihr Sockel seit Auguste Rodin, Arp Museum - Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen
Emscherkunst.2010, River Emscher between Recklinghausen and Oberhausen
Alter Nature: We Can, Z33 House for Contemporary Art, Hasselt
Sockel – Das Fundament der Kunst, Gergard Marcks Haus, Bremen
Rummaging in the garbage. Waste and recycling in contemporary art, CDN Huesca, Huesca
Les recherches d´un chien, la maison rouge, Paris
(re) designing nature, Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna (traveling to Städtische Galerie Bremen, Bremen, Germany)
The Traveling Show, curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City
Michael Beutler & Friends, Galerie Christian Nagel, Antwerpen,
An Ordinall of Alchimy, Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY
Doppler Effect: Images in Art and Science, Kunsthalle zu Kiel
Investigation of a dog. works from the FACE collections, Ellipse Foundation Art Centre, Alcoitao
Radical Nature – Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009, Dick Institute, Klimarnock
Tumult Public Art Festival 2010, Public Space Denmark, Denmark
Fine Line, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Serpula lacrymans, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
Adaptation: Between Species, curated by Helena Reckitt, The Powerplant, Toronto, Canada
2009
Rummaging in the Rubbish: Waste and Recycling in Contemporary Art, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian (traveling to Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca)
Tristes Utopies, In Situ—fabienne leclerc, Paris 
Assume Nothing: New Social Practice, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia
Human Nature, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA  
Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord between Nature and Society, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Classified, Tate Gallery of Modern Art, London
Dream Time, Les Abattoirs and the La Grotte dumas d'Azul, Toulouse
Surrealism and Beyond, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
A Duck for Mr. Darwin, Baltic Center for Contemporary Art, Newcastle
Watou2009, Watou
Summer Show, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Ferne Nähe: Nature in der Kunst der Gegenwart, Kunst Museum, Bonn
Collections Collected, Kennedy Museum of Art, Athens, OH
Interstices: Works from the Jumex Collection, mumok Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
Das Fundament – die Skulptur und ihr Sockel seit Alberto Giacometti, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn
Schöne neue Welt, mumok Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
As If Words Meant Nothing, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
Investigations of a Dog: Works from the FACE Collections, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Radical Nature: Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009
, Barbican Art Gallery, London
en vue... des manières de voir  (la nature mise en images et en vitrine), Centre d'Art
Passerelle, Brest
2008
Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, CA                
Archeology of Mind, curated by Luigi Fassi, Malmö Art Museum, Malmö
Mildred's Lane, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY
The Tropics: Views from the Middle of the Globe, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Struggle for life, ERES-Stiftung, Munich
observing beast, time, evolution – Kunst und Naturwissenschaft, Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum, Hildesheim
NéoFutur, vers de nouveaux imaginaires, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
In Stock—uit stock, Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem
Folkestone Triennial. Tales of Time and Space, Folkestone
Genesis—Die Kunst der Schöpfung / The Art of Creation, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern 
Revolutions – Forms That Turn, Biennale of Sydney
ESTRATOS, Proyecto Arte Contemporáneo Murcia, Pac Murcia, Murcia
Naked Wonder, Gallery Co, Minneapolis, MI
Wunderkammer: A Century of Curiosities, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2007
Summer Show, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
Surrealism and Beyond in the Israel Museum, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
Genesis: Life at the End of the Information Age, Centraal Museum, Utrecht
Multiple Interpretations: Contemporary Print Portfolios, New York Public Library, New York, NY
Birdwatching, De Vishal, Haarlem
Feldversuche Phase 3, Neue Skulptur-Projekte - Kunst und Natur in der Seegeniederung,
Westwendischer Kunstverein e.V., Gartow
Idylle, NG - National Gallery Prague, Prague
Idilio, DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
Say It Isn’t So. Naturwissenschaften im Visier der Kunst, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen
die stadt von morgen - Beiträge zu einer Archäologie des Hansaviertels Berlin, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
Gartenlust. Der Garten in der Kunst - Gartenarchivierung - Anarchie der Ordnung, Atelier Augarten/Galerie Belvedere, Vienna
REALLIFE 1979-1990, Artists Space, New York, NY
2006  
Forms of Classification: Alternative Knowledge and Contemporary Art, Cisneros Fontanals Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
Drawing as Process in Contemporary Art
, SMART Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Artists and Specimens: Documenting Contemporary Experience, The Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR
The Unhumane Society, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Sammlung Grässlin, Räume für Kunst, St. Georgen
Rare Specimen: The Natural History Museum Show, Arsenal Gallery, Central Park, New York, NY
Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Idylle - Traum und Trugschluss, Spurensuche nach einer unzeitgemäßen Gattung in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Sammlung Falckenberg/Kulturstiftung Phoenix Art, Hamburg, Germany
site samples # 1 & 2, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg
Kunst in Hamburg. Heute - Neuerwerbungen der HSH Nordbank für die Hamburger
Kunsthalle, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Jagdsalon –  Eine Ausstellung zu Jagd, Wildnis und Großstadtnatur, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin
Destroyed Worlds and the utopia of reconstruction, Århus Kunstbygning Center for Contemporary Art, Århus
Zerstörte Welten und die Utopie der Rekonstruktion, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn
Memento Mori - Sterben und Tod in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Comme ci Comme ca II,
Cologne
Ecotopia: The 2nd ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York, NY
Peter Mertes Stipendium 2005 – Jubiläum: 20 Jahre Peter Mertes Stipendium, Bonner
Kunstverein e.V. und Artothek, Bonn
Cryptozoology: Out Of Time Place Scale, Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
Diagnose [Kunst] - Die Medizin im Spiegel der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
The Unhumane Society, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, New York
After Cage Artists Interventions, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Ergens / Somewhere, MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
Goethe abwärts - deutsche Jungs etc., Mönchehaus-Museum, Goslar
2005   
Drawing from the Modern 1975–2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Gotik und Moderne in Dialog, Frankischen Galerie, Kronach
Gordon Matta-Clark: Odd Lots, Queens Museum of Art, NY
Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Desenhos: A-Z (Drawings: A-Z), Colecção Madeira Corporate Services, Porta 33, Funchal, Ilha da Madeira
Showcase: Contemporary Art for the UK, City Art Centre and Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh
Ein künstlerisches Freilandlabor im öffentlichen Raum, Weswendischer Kunstverein, Gartow
Looking at Words – The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper
(based on an original idea by Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Jagdsalon, Kunstverein Wilhemshöhe Ettlingen, Ettlingen
Down the Garden Path: Artists Gardens Since 1960, QMA - Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
GOOD TIMING, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Controlled, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
Wolfgang-Hartmann-Preis, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe, Ettlingen
Curieux?: De l’étrange et du merveilleux dans l’art d’aujourd’hui à travers la collection IAC-FRAC Rhône-Alpes, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble
Becoming Animal – Contemporary Art in the Animal Kingdom, MASS MoCA – Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA
Our Surroundings, DCA – Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
IN DEN WÄLDERN, kunsthaus muerz, Muerzzuschlag
ACADEMY. Teaching Art, Learning Art / AKADEMIE. Kunst lehren und lernen, Kunstverein, Hamburg
2004   
From Above, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo 
Interventions, The Fine Arts Center Galleries, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH
Birdspace: A Post-Audubon Artists Aviary, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (travelling to Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL; The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; McDonough Museum of Art and  Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH)
Field: Science Technology and Nature, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
Animals & Us: The Animal in Contemporary Art, The Galerie St. Etienne, New York, NY
For the Birds, curated by Denise Markonish, Artspace, New Haven, CT
Past Presence: Contemporary Reflections on the Main Line, Main Line Art Center, Haverford, PA
2003   
Artist’s Lecture as Performance, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
De L'homme et Des Insectes, L'Espace EDF Electra, Paris
Hommage Jean-Henri Fabre, Musee Histoire Naturele, Paris
Künstlerisches Freilander Seegeniederung, West-Wendischer Kunstverein in Gatow, Berlin
Imperfect Marriages, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milano
Mapping a City – Hamburg Kartierung, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg
The Magic of Trees, De Zonnehof, Amersfoort
Global Priority, Herter Art Gallery, Amherst, MA
2002
Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg  
The House of Fiction, Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gallen
Concrete Jungle, Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY
Museutopia, Karl Ernst Osthaus Museum der Stadt Hagen
Ökonomien der Zeit, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (travelling to Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany; Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland)
2001
Hellgreen, Hofgarten, Dusseldorf
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990s , (2001-2004), Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA
Fresh Kills, Snug Harbor Center for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Museum as Subjects, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Words and things, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, UK
Making Nature, Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm (travelling to: Kunsthallen Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark)
Play’s the Thing: Critical and Transgressive Practices in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Sculpture in the Close 2001, with Robert Williams, Jesus College, Cambridge
Video Festival MAKING NATURE, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin (travelling to: Atelier Augarten, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst der Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria)
2000   
American Art Today: Fantasies & Curosities, The Art Museum of Florida International
University Miami, Miami, FL
In-Sites 2000, San Diego, CA
Surrender, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
Fugitive Sites / Parajes fugitives: inSITE2000/01, San Diego, CA and Tijuana, Mexico
The Swamp: On the Edge of Eden, Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
Paradise Now: Picturing the Genetic Revolution, Exit Art, New York, NY (travelling to The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York, NY)
Desert and Transit, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
La forma del mondo-La fine del mondo / The Shape of the World—The End of the World, PAC—Padiglione d’Art Contemporanea, Milan
Environmentally Concerned, Dieu Donné Papermill, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Pet Show 2000, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, NY
Crossing the Line, The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
Ecologies, The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
Herausforderung Tier, von Beuys bis Kabakov, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
Small World - Dioramas in Contemporary Art, Museum of  Contemporary Art, La Jolla, San Diego, CA
1999   
Prepared, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
The Museum as Muse, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Carnegie International, 99/00, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
1999 Drawings, Alexander and Bonin, New York, NY
Hiriya in the Museum, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Get Together—Kunst als Teamwork, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
New Natural History, National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford and Hasselblad Center, Gothenburg
Falster Versuchsgelände, Kasseler Junstverein, Galerie für Landschaftskunst, Hamburg, Germany
Bibliomania, Waterstones, Leeds and Londo
Borderline Pilot: The Audience from a Distance, Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo
Archives Laboratoire, Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
Word Enough to Save a Life, Word Enough to Take a Life, Clare College Mission Church, London, UK
Natural Reality. Künstlerische Positionen zwischen Natur und Kultur, Ludwig Forum für
Internationale Kunst, Aachen
Art of Knowledge, VII, Deutscher Wirtschaftskongress, Cologne 
Weird Science: A Conflation of Art and Science, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
1998   
The Natural World, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Review, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Crossover der aktuellen Kunst—I Love New York, Museum Ludwig Köln, Cologne
Fuori Uso ’98, Associazione culturale “Arte Nova,” Pescara
Landscape and Memory, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Artranspennine98: An Exhibition of International Contemporary Visual Art,  Liverpool, UK (travelling to Manchester; Leeds; Hull, UK)
At Home in the Museum, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
The Sound of One Hand: The Collection of Collier Schorr, Apex Art C.P., New York, NY
Pollution, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan
1997   
The Spiral Village, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht
Nordic Pavilion, XVVII La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Preservations, Provinciaal Centrum voor Beeldende Kunsten—Begijnhof, Hasselt, Maastricht
Concrete Jungle: Bob Braine, Mark Dion, Alexis Rockman, American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York, NY
Land Marks, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
Trash: From Junk to Art, Palazzo delle Albere Rovereto, Trento, Italy, and Archivio del ‘900, Rovereto
1996
Città Natura, Palazzo delle Esposizionie and Museo Zoologico, Rome  
Skulptur Projekte in Münster, Münster 
Vehicle, Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York, NY
Multiple Pleasure, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY 
Berechenbarkeit der Welt, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Cabines de Bain, Piscine de la Motta, Fri-Art, Centre D’Art Contemporain-Kunsthalle, Fribourg 
100 Photographs, American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land, New York, NY
Hybrids, De Appel, Amsterdam
21st Century Sculpture, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
Campo 6, Galleria Civica D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin 
Let’s Talk About Art, Art Metropole, Toront 
25th Anniversary: 25 Younger Artists, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
1995                 
Zeichen und Wunder/Signos y Milagros, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich; Centro Gallego De Arte Contemporanea, Santiago De Compostela
Mapping: A Response to MoMA, American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
It’s Not a Picture, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
Searching for Sabah, Sabah Museum, Sabah, Malaysia
Platzwechsel, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
A Vital Matrix, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Das Ende der Avant Garde: Kunst als Dienstleistung, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
Aufforderung in schönster Weise, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
1994    
Temporary Translation(s), Sammlung Schürmann, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Living in Knowledge: An Exhibition About Questions Not Asked, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC
Pro-Creation?, Fri-Art Centre D’Art Contemporain Kunsthalle, Fribourg 
Don’t Look Now, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Services, Kunstverein München, Munich 
The Media and Art Exhibition, Magic Media Company, Hurth, Germany Résidence Secondaire, Carré Saint Nicholas, Paris 
Garbage!, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Green, Torch, Amsterdam 
Concrete Jungle, Marc Jancou Gallery, London, UK
Frauenkunst/Männerkunst, Kunstverein Kippenberger, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
Cocido y Crudo, Museo Macional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
1993  
Travelogue/Reisetagebuch, Akademie für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna in collaboration with Galerie Metropol, Vienna
Simply Made in America, Aldrich Museum for Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne
Parallax View, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY; Art, Long Island City, NY; Goethe House, New York, NY
Culture in Action, Sculpture Chicago, Chicago, IL
Animals, Galerie Tanya Rumpff
Spielhölle; Esthétique et Violence, Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris
Project Unité, Unité d’Habitation, Firmin
Sonsbeek 93, Arnhem
Kinder, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Naturkunden, Paszti-bott Galerie, Cologne 
Restaurant, La Bocca, Paris
Art-Culture-Ecology, Bea Voigt Galerie, Munich
What Happened to the Institutional Critique, American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
Frauenkunst / Männerkunst, Kunstverein Kippenberger, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
Fireproof / Fever Fest, Wandelhalle, Forum für Kunst, Cologne
The Foreign—The Guest, Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz 
Grafica 1, Innsbruck
Project Art—Documatter, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Mark Dion, Michael Joaquin Grey, Michael Joo, Mike Kelley, Paul McCarthy, Cady Noland, Jorge Pardo, Raymond Pettibon, Sam Samore, Thaddeus Strode, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
John M. Armleder, Taro Chiezo, Mark Dion, Sylvie Fleury, Allan McCollum, Haim Steinbach, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY
Project for the Birds of Antwerp Zoo, On taking a normal situation and retranslating it into overlapping and multiple readings of conditions past and present, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen
Kontext Kunst/Context Art, Künstlerhaus + Fabrik Lastenstrasse, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum  Joanneum, Graz and DuMont Verlag, Cologne, Germany (curated by Peter Weibel)
Concrete Jungle, Ezra and Cecile Zilka Gallery, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Transgressions in the White Cube: Territorial Mappings, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
1992   
Concrete Jungle, Tanja Grunert Galerie, Cologne
Wohnzimmer/Büro
, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Animals, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
Nos Sciences Naturelles
, Fri-Art Centre D’Art Contemporain Kunsthalle, Fribourg
Arte Amazonas, Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin
Translation, Centrum Sztuki Wspoteczesnej, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
Pressure on the Public, The Hirsch Farm Project, Hillsboro, WI
Molteplici culture—Itinerari dell’arte contemporanea in um mondo che cambia, Convento di S. Egidio, Rome
Animals, Kubinski Köln, Cologne
Natural Science, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
Oh! Cet écho!, Le Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
Proiezioni, Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne
Twenty Fragile Pieces, Galerie Analix-B & L Polla, Geneva
True Stories: Part II, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 
Proposals for the Museum of Natural History
, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
Under Thirty, curated by Erik Oppenheim, Galerie Metropol, Vienna
1991
Counter-Media, Key Gallery, Richmond, VA
Sweet Dreams, Barbara Toll Fine Art, New York, NY
Arte Joven en Nueva York, Consejo Nacional de la Cultura, Sala Mendoza and Sala R.G., Caracas
Mud, True to Life, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
The Hirsch Farm Project, Hillsboro, WI
Bärenlese—Zum Wesen des Teddys, Ruhrlandmuseum der Stadt Essen, Essen
1990
Commitment, The Power Plant, Toronto
American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
The Köln Show, Cologne 
Videoworks, Galleri Nordanstad-Skarstedt, Stockholm 
Biodiversity: An Installation for the Wexner Center, Wexner Center for Visual Arts, Columbus, OH
Garbage Out Front: A New Era of Public Design, The Municipal Art Society of New York and The Urban Center, New York, NY
Frankenstein – In the Age of Biotechnology, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
The (Un)Making of Nature, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 
Art Supplies and Utopia
, Galerie Ralph Wernicke, Stuttgart 
In the Beginning, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
1989 
Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels
After the Gold Rush, Milford Gallery, New York, NY
Film, Artful History: A Restoration Comedy, with Jason Simon, Collective for Living Cinema, New York, NY
Pathetique, Galerie Schmela, Dusseldorf 
Here and There: Travels, Clocktower Gallery, Institute for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
American Fine Arts Co., New York, NY
The Desire of the Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York, NY
Nancy Barton and Michael Glass, Dennis Balk, Mark Dion, John Miller, Dan Asher, Peter Hopkins, and Jessica Diamond, American Fine Arts, Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York, NY
Le Magasin L’École L’Exposition, Le Magasin, Grenoble
Perspektivismus, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
The Elements: Sex, Politics, Money & Religion, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
End of the Weather, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL
1988
The Pop Project Part IV, Nostalgia as Resistance, Clocktower Gallery, Institute for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Poetic Justice, Ward-Nasse Gallery, New York, NY
Artists and Curators, John Gibson Gallery, New York, NY
1997
Fake, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY 
The Castle, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel 
303 Gallery, New York, NY
New Concepts of Art in Public Space, Sonne Gallery, Berlin 
1986   
The Fairy Tale: Politics, Desire and Everyday Life, Artists Space, New York, NY
Rooted Rhetoric, Castel dell’Ovo, Naples 
Cutting ‘Em off at the Pass
, Thirty-Third Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
The Censorship Show, one-day exhibition, Four Walls, Hoboken, NJ
1985
Whitney Independent Study Program Show, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
One-day exhibition, with Gregg Bordowitz, Jason Simon, Kendall Buster, Paula Crawford, Andrea Fraser, Marsha Ginzburg, and Jason Simon, Four Walls, Hoboken, NJ   
Transitional Objects, Philip Nelson Gallery, Lyon