The spirit of a place, its emotional effect on us and the role of memory and association are the core aspects of our most intense experiences. Using these sensory and cognitive responses to the landscape of West Dean, you will paint in different media, locations and times of the day to produce a rich range of contrasting interpretations. There will be many art historic references made and experimentation with materials.
Mark had an eclectic training which has influenced his broad range of media and working processes.
After graduating from Falmouth School of Art he held two post graduate scholarships in Paris and Gujerat India.
He is particularly interested in colour and markmaking which he has explored in glass, textile, printed books, murals and traditional materials.
"I believe that all people have an individual artistic voice which is either unrecognised or undervalued, my aim is to involve each student in a process of radical discovery. The tutor's role is to ask the right questions and provide different approaches and media to enable this to happen."