About the Artist

Mark Cook was born in Nottingham and went to school in Newark. He completed his Foundation Course in Art and Design at Lincoln College of Art and then gained a BA(hons) in Fine Art painting at Loughborough College of Art and Design.
After leaving college he worked as a 3D designer/model maker and sculptor for various companies and then ran his own 3D design company for 10 years before moving to Guernsey.
Since moving to the island he has worked as a figurative painter and also has taught art and design in various capacities. He is at present a lecturer in the Art and Design Department at Guernsey College of Further Education.
He has work in collections in the UK and Guernsey, and has had his work exhibited in the National Portrait Galleries BP awards.