Mark Collins Biography

Established artist Mark Collins works as an architect "exploring architecture as an abstract informational system."

Collins graduated with high honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2001and received his Master of Architecture from Columbia University, GSAPP in 2006. Additionally, he studied at Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Architecture de Paris La Villette from 2000-2001, a study abroad program in conjunction with Georgia Institute of Technology. He currently is based in New York, working at Proxy Architects, of which he is a founding partner.

Proxy is a multi-platform design firm that explores architecture as an abstract informational system, interfacing through tools and imagery with many others - including the worlds of science, computation, and medicine. Proxy works on a diverse array of projects, ranging between custom software, product design and complex building structures.

Selected Exhibitions

2006 - - ACADIA 2006 Proceedings - ACADIA 2006: Synthetic Landscapes - (un)Natural Selection, Avery Hall, Columbia University, NY

2005 - GSAPP Housing Studio 2004, Avery Hall, Columbia University, NY

2004 - Object[s] of Architecture, Atlanta Contemporary Gallery, GA