September 2023

Marks Self-portrait will be exhibiting and touring with the Scottish Portrait Award

December 2022

The Royal College of Pathologists has commissioned a portrait of their President, Dr. Michael Osborn. Once complete it will hang in their award-winning London Headquarters designed by Bennetts Associates (shown above)

October 2022

For the fifth year running Mark has been one of the top ten most popular artists at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, based on the number of inquiries at the annual exhibition.

August 2022

Mark has been commissioned by Jonathan Ruffer from the Auckland project to paint a portrait of The Rt Rev. the Lord Bishop of Durham, Paul Butler.

May 2022

Mark will be exhibiting two of his recently commissioned portraits at the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Show, Cardinal Vincent Nichols, and Patrick Mitton

February 2022

Bromsgrove School has commissioned a portrait of their Headmaster Mr. Peter Clague.

January 2022

Mark has been commissioned to paint Mark Dauban, a Customer and Channel Strategist from Bristol.

December 2021

Mark has been commissioned to paint a portrait of Sue Thomas and her grandson Harrison who are based in the Midlands. In the portrait, we tried to show the joy of a family being reunited after a long period of National lockdown.

November 2021

Mark's portrait of Father Pinot was unveiled at a ceremony at St Edmunds college

October 2021

The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple has commissioned Mark to paint a posthumous portrait of Master Pat Edwards.

November 2021

Mark has been commissioned to paint a portrait of one of his very first clients, Mr. Greg Scarffe, a Senior hedge fund executive in New York.

September 2021

The UK Coloured Pencil Society have included Marks drawing of Eniola Sokalu in their 20th Anniversary Gala Exhibition. The drawing can be seen alongside the other works at the Bargehouse gallery, South bank, London.

August 2021

Marks recent work "painting of my children" has been accepted into the SPA in Edinburgh and will be on show at the Scottish Arts Club from 30th October to 27th November.

March 2021:

St Edmunds College have commissioned Mark to paint two portraits for their permanent collection. Firstly, a portrait of Patrick Mitton who was the Chairman of Governors, and the second portrait will be of Cardinal Vincent Nichols who is President of the College.

January 2021:

Brentwood School in Essex have commissioned a portrait of Sir Michael Snyder who is a Governor at the school. In addition to his role at the school, Sir Michael is also a businessman, a politician and a Metropolitan Grand Master of the Freemasons of London.

October 2020:

Mark has received a large portrait commission from Mr Venu Srinivasan who is the chairman of the TVS Motor Company. Once completed the portrait will be boxed and shipped to his home in Singapore.

September 2020:

The Royal Society of Portrait Painters are having their Annual Exhibition a little later than usual this year because of the governments lockdown and social distancing rules but its better late than never. It will be running from the 16th to 26th September. Mark will be exhibiting his portrait of Sir Brian Leveson, Chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University, and Sir Peter Estlin, 691st Lord Mayor of London.

September 2020:

Mark has received a commission from Sedbergh School to paint a group portrait involving their Principal Mr Andrew Fleck, the Chief operating officer Peter Marshall, and Mr Hugh Blair, the recently retired Chairman of Governors.

December 2019:

A former pupil of St Edmund’s College- Michael Holland, has commissioned a portrait of the late Father Michael Pinot de Moira and is generously gifting it to the college. Father pinot had been a priest-schoolmaster at St Edmund’s for 55 years until his death at the age of 80 and had been well regarded. The portrait will be unveiled later this year.

November 2019:

Mark is delighted to have received a commendation for his Self Portrait from the Scottish Portrait Awards. The opening ceremony was held at the Scottish Art Club in Edinburgh which he attended with his wife Clare. The SPA’s will then be moving to the Glasgow Art Club, from 17th January – 15th February and Kirkcudbright Galleries from 14th March – 24th May.

October 2019:

The results are in from the Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition and for the second year running Mark was found to be one of the most sought after portrait painters (based on the number of enquiries made throughout the exhibition) This year Mark reached the top two.

July 2019:

Mark attended the unveiling of his portrait of Sir Brian Leveson during the Chancellors dinner inside the spectacular Liverpool Cathedral. The portrait was then delivered to Liverpool John Moores University where it will enter their permanent collection.

June 2019:

Keble College, Oxford, have commissioned two portrait drawings of much valued members of the college community. Firstly a posthumous portrait of Mr Stephen Cameron who was a much admired computer Science Fellow, and a portrait of Amanda Philips, who alongside her husband Sir Jonathan Phillips - the current Warden have worked tirelessly for the college.