Mark Hadjipateras was born and raised in London.
He studied at the Hammersmith School of Art and at the St. Martins School of Art in London, as well as the John Moores University in Liverpool.
From 1982 to 2002 he lived and worked in New York City.
His work includes painting, photography, printing and sculpture.
He has done site-specific installations in galleries and public spaces, in Europe and the U.S.
In 1998, he designed costumes and sets for Aristophanes’ Ecclesiazusae at Barnard College, Columbia University. In 2000, the Metropolitan Transit Authority of NYC commissioned Hadjipateras to create a permanent installation comprising 40 mosaics for the 28th Street station of the Broadway line. The station received the Municipal Arts Society Award for Best Public Work in 2003.
He has had thirty solo exhibitions and participated in more than 100 group shows in the U.S., Greece, England, Germany and Japan including : Queens Museum of Art, Cooper Union, Alternative Museum, Exit Art and Denise Bibro Gallery in New York and at the State Museum of Contemporary Art, Macedonian Museum at Thessaloniki, Benaki Museum, Municipal Gallery, National Pinacotheque and A.Antonopoulou. Art Gallery in Athens.
His works are in several public and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Zimmerli Art Museum, Princeton University Art Museum, Athens Municipality, Basil & Elize Goulandris Foundation, Dakis Joannou collection, Vorres Museum, IDS/American Express, Prudential Insurance Corporation, The Royal Bank of Scotland, Interamerican and others.
The artist has held retrospective exhibitions in 2007 at the Museum of Modern Greek Art (Rhodes) and in the Municipal Gallery of Athens in 2008 and at the Hellenic Foundation of Culture in Berlin in 2010-2011 which was accompanied with a sculpture installation at Wittenbergplatz.
There are two monographs on the artists work, «Mark Hadjipateras – Melissa publishing house, 2003» and «Mark Hadjipateras 2008 – Cultural Organization, Municipality of Athens».