Mark has an unwavering passion and dedication towards helping artists realise their ambitions. He takes pride in seeing the impact successful projects and mentoring can have on an artist’s career. With a deep interest in all visual art processes, Mark thrives when collaborating with artists to make, curate and install exhibitions and creative projects.
Mark holds over 17-years’ experience within the art sector, specialising in artist professional development, curation, production and project management.
After practicing as an artist following his graduation from BA Photography and MA Fine Art at Staffordshire University, he found his passion and skills to be within facilitation and supporting artists. Between 2006 – 2012, Mark founded and directed Blank Media Collective and later BLANKSPACE Gallery in Manchester, swiftly establishing a reputation for unearthing exciting emerging talent.