Mark Soo was born in Singapore in 1977 and currently lives and works in Vancouver. He received his diploma from the Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design in 2001. He was the 2009 recipient of the Shadbolt Foundation VIVA Award.

Soo's solo exhibitions include Night and Fog and a Glass of Milk, Western Bridge, Seattle (2010); Now, and Again, Or Gallery, Vancouver (2010); and 1600 Kelvin, Artspeak, Vancouver (2006).

Group exhibitions include Route 1: R for Replicant, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2009); How Soon Is Now: Contemporary Art from Here, Vancouver Art Gallery (2009); Stowaways, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2009); All That Is Solid Melts into Air: The Thing, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium (2009); Not Created By A Human Hand, Galerie Wilfried Lentz, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (2009); eXponential Future, the Morris and Helen Belkin Gallery, Vancouver (2008); This Is Not a Void, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo (2008); Fade Away and Radiate, Cohan & Leslie, New York (2007); Manchester Letharium, Cornerhouse, Manchester, U.K. (2005); and Organization for Cultural Exchange and Disagreement, Western Front, Vancouver (2000).