Mark Pilkington studied Fine Art before going the Royal College of Art in London where he graduated with an MA in Photography. Mark now teaches the practice and theory of photography in addition to creating his own work.
How did you get started?
From the earliest moment I can remember I was preoccupied with looking, seeing and making.
What genre do you consider your work to be?
Describe your work in less than 10 words.
An interaction with landscape that refers to belonging and / or longing.
Where was your first exhibition held?
A small gallery in Southampton, UK, in the last year of my undergraduate program.
How long have you been practising your art?
I have been creatively active for as long as I can and cannot remember.
Which is your favourite from among your own artworks?
The next one that I hope to make
Whose artist’s work are you most inspired by?
Piero della Francesca, Giorgio de Chirico, Edward Hopper and New Wave film and much more.
If you weren’t an artist, what would you be?
What is the epitome of happiness for you?
Being as close as possible to the sea