Born 1960 in Sheffield, England, Mark is a former chef of 30 years who gave up his career to paint full time.

Working mainly in acrylic and inks, he paints landscapes, portraits, fantasy art and anything else that he fancies.

Mark also competed in Landscape artist of the year on Sky Arts as a pre-selected painter.

He still lives in Sheffield with his three cats, where he is able to indulge in his other passions, fishing and walking.

He hopes to grow up someday and raise a family in a nice cosy Hobbit hole.

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