Artist and Illustrator
This work was commissioned in 2016 for a new medical centre in Ipswich: a painting 3ft by 4ft. Details of the picture were enlarged, printed onto vinyl and attached to architectural features in the building.
Mark receiving his award from Hugh Casson's daughter, Nicky Hessenberg and Christopher Lebrun, President of the RA.
This work, which was selected for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in 2019, was awarded the prestigious Hugh Casson Drawing Prize, worth £5000.
Still-life with nectarines and plastic ~ 2019
One of a new series of paintings about plastic waste - a subject I get very worked up about. I have tried to make the packaging an integral part of the composition, suggesting that there isn't a straightforward solution to the problem.
Homage to Russell Sydney Reeve (The Felixstowe Bus)
This was painted in response to a much loved work from 1949 in Ipswich Borough Council's collection at Christchurch Mansion.
The Meeting House Arts Centre, Group exhibition 'A Glorious Gallimaufry'
East Street, Ilminster, Somerset TA 19 0AN ~ from 27 January to 15 February 2020
For more information, go to www.themeetinghouse.org.uk
The Station House Community Space
Campsea Ashe, Wickham Market, Suffolk IP13 0PT
Pop-up exhibition curated by Artdog of London, from Friday 31st January to Sunday 2nd February 2020
For more information, go to www.stationhousecampseaashe.co.uk