Mark grew up in Cumbria where he trained at Carlisle College of Art, progressing to The Norwich School of Art. After a very successful career as a graphic designer in London, Mark moved back to Cumbria in 2006. He works from his Ravenglass home, creating vibrant contemporary landscapes using a variety of media: watercolour, gouache, pastels and oils. He is also an accomplished Printmaker creating colourful original wood and linocuts. Mark’s work sells internationally and throughout the UK. *The BBC has featured his work as a designer of the 80’s & 90’s and more recently as a Printmaker.
*Ref: Mark won the BBC design award for his memorable Royal Mail Greeting Stamps, featuring smiles from the likes of Dennis the Menace, the Mona Lisa and the laughing policeman. This also won him the prestigious D & A D award. (Design & Art Directors Club of Great Britain)
*(BBC1 “Flog It” March 30th 2016)
June 8, 2017
Painting, M - P