Mark Thirlwell is an artist based in the north east of England. He is primarily a painter and printmaker but has also utilised sculpture and installation within his practice. Initially using art as a therapy against recurring mental health difficulties, Mark gave his work a more formal context by gaining a First Class Honours degree in Fine Art from Sunderland University in 2012. His practice encompasses many genres, including abstract, portraiture and landscape. Mark has exhibited often in galleries around the UK , his art receiving excellent reviews . Mark welcomes any questions concerning his work and practice and is available for commissions.