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  • Selected Solo
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2018
  • Selected Group
  • 2021
  • 2019
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • 2014
  • Collections
  • Selected Bibliography
  • 2021
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018

Marc PADEU (b. 1990 in Melong, Cameroon)

  • Lives and works between Douala and Nkongsamba, CM

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021

  • the world is Ours, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE
  • All the Light on Me, Jack Bell Gallery, London, UK

2020

  • The Blue Man of Njombe, Jack Bell Gallery, London, UK

2018

  • Credo in unum Deum, Doual’art - Centre d’art contemporain, Douala, CM

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021

  • RE-CRÉATION, Fondation Blachère, Apt, FR
  • Redefining the Trend – Histories in the Making, curated by Christine Eyene, Christie’s, London, UK

2019

  • what fruit it bears, Peres Projects, Berlin, DE

2018

  • Urbanitudes, Galerie d’Art Contemporain de Yaoundé, Yaounde, CM

2017

  • Art 2017, Doual’art Centre d’Art Contemporain, Douala, CM
  • Mémoires libérées, des origines aux héritages de l’esclavage, Musée National de Yaoundé, Yaounde, CM
  • Cheminements, art contemporain du Cameroun, Galerie d’Art Contemporain de Yaoundé, Yaounde, CM

2016

  • Cameroun: une vision contemporaine Acte VI, au siège de la banque mondiale à Yaoundé, Yaounde, CM
  • Dialogue, Bandjoun station, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bandjoun, CM

2014

  • Art Prize, Jack Bell Gallery, London, UK

Collections

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, CA

Selected Bibliography

2021

  • Contreras, Ayana, Nothing But Sweet Potato Pie, Oxford American, issue 112, Spring 2021

2020

  • Lang, Colin, New Fauves, Spike Art Magazine, December 19, 2020
  • Gerlis, Melanie, Art world proceeds with caution as galleries start to reopen, Financial Times, May 7, 2020
  • Gerlis, Melanie, African Art Gallery Celebrates 10 Years, February 8, 2020
  • Gerlis, Melanie, Art Basel Hong Kong cancelled after spread of the coronavirus, Financial Times, February 6, 2020
  • Marc Padeu: Marc Padeu : The Blue Man of Njombé, Contemporary And, February 2020
  • The Blue Man of Njombé, Artland, February 2020

2019

  • Marc Padeu: a tight bridge between the West and Africa, Piasa, December 23, 2019
  • Amendah, Hanou, Young Cameroonian Artist Marc Padeu Sets Surprising Records at Piasa Contemporary African Art Auction, Obatala, November 18, 2019
  • Rantrua, Sylvie, L’art contemporain africain explose tous les plafonds à la maison Piasa, Le Point, November 9, 2019

2018

  • Emalé, Matthias, Arts plastiques: Marc Padeu interroge les croyances religieuses et ancestrales, Journal du Cameroun, July 25, 2018

Exhibitions

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Artist  Title  Date  Location 
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Shuang Li, Ad Minoliti, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George Rouy, Manuel SolanoRebecca Ackroyd, Dalton Gata, Donna Huanca, Dorothy Iannone, Richard Kennedy, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Shuang Li, Ad Minoliti, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George Rouy, Manuel Solano Art Basel Miami Beach 2022-12-0101/12/2022–
03/12/2022
Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Group ShowDonna Huanca, Jeremy, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George RouyDonna Huanca, Jeremy, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, George Rouy Art Basel Paris 2022-10-2020/10/2022–
23/10/2022
Grand Palais, Éphémère, 2 place Joffre, 75007, ParisGrand Palais, Éphémère, 2 place Joffre, 75007, Paris
Group ShowRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Cece Philips, Paolo Salvador, Rafa SilvaresRebecca Ackroyd, Harm Gerdes, Donna Huanca, Richard Kennedy, Dylan Solomon Kraus, Shuang Li, Mak2, Tan Mu, Shota Nakamura, Marc Padeu, Cece Philips, Paolo Salvador, Rafa Silvares Frieze London 2022-10-1313/10/2022–
16/10/2022
The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL The Regent’s Park, with the entrance off Park Square West, London NW1 4LL
Group ShowPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent WaddenPaolo Salvador, Donna Huanca, Melike Kara, Richard Kennedy, Nicholas Grafia, Rafa Silvares, Ajarb Bernard Ategwa, Marc Padeu, Dalton Gata, Stanislava Kovalcikova, Rebecca Ackroyd, Pam Evelyn, Harm Gerdes, George Rouy, Hermann Nitsch, Brent Wadden Art Basel 2021-09-2121/09/2021–
26/09/2021
Basel, CHBasel, CH
Marc PadeuMarc Padeu the world is Ours 2021-07-1212/07/2021–
06/08/2021
Peres Projects, BerlinPeres Projects, Berlin