We are pleased to host a delightful exhibition by Mark Lewis at Humphry’s Café for six weeks starting on Monday 28th June. You can see some examples of Mark’s work below but why not pop in to Humphry’s and see it for yourself.
Mark is a designer-maker, specialising in silversmithing and jewellery, and also a landscape artist. He has a degree in 3-D Design and worked for a major jewellery and silver manufacturer in London, before establishing his own workshop in 1981. In 1985 he entered full-time teaching, although he continued to maintain a freelance consultancy. Mark has had a wide-ranging art and design teaching career in adult, further and higher education institutions, mostly in London. Until the summer of 2009, he was a Principal Lecturer in the Sir John Cass Department of Art, Media and Design at London Metropolitan University. He was a part-time lecturer at Birmingham City University, Holts Academy and the University of Creative Arts in Surrey. Mark currently lectures part-time at the Goldsmiths’ Centre in London.
Mark is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Horners. In the last twenty years he has developed an interest in the practice of landscape painting and much of his current work is inspired by Epping Forest and the Essex coast. Mark works with both traditional and digital imaging techniques. He is also interested in the relationship between art and spirituality.
Mark is a folklorist and has been a member of the Folklore Society since 1987, speaking regularly at their conferences around the UK. He is also a public speaker and regularly gives talks on a wide variety of topics including art and design history, European folklore and lighthouses!
Mark offers private tuition, bespoke workshops and training courses on iPad painting, drawing and mark-making technique, creativity and design.