Mark Lippett is an award winning Fine Artist from Staffordshire in the West Midlands. He is mostly known for his architectural work depicting abandoned buildings which have been exhibited across the UK in a number of solo and group shows.
Mark’s atmospheric drawings and paintings depict quiet and unpopulated landscapes both urban and natural. Themes of urban decay, solitude and stillness run throughout most of the work.
Working mostly in drawing and painting Mark’s work is detailed but also expressive. He uses a wide variety of mark making techniques in different mediums favouring pencils and acrylic paint.
Mark has also built up a reputation as an art tutor delivering workshops and teaching classes to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds. His encouraging and patient approach to teaching builds confidence and inspires creativity. He has worked with schools and colleges as well as within Adult Community Learning.
2015: First prize in the Shire Hall Gallery Open Art exhibition for "Brunswick Terrace"
2010: Awarded "Highly Commended" in the Shire Hall Open Art Exhibition for "Unsafe Structure".
2005: First prize in the Shire Hall Open Art Exhibition for "In Transit"
2004: Second prize in the Shire Hall Open Art Exhibition for "Spring Sun"
2003: Voted "Public's Favourite" in the Shire Hall Open Art Exhibition for "St Leonard's Primary School"
2000: MA Fine Art - Painting at Wolverhampton University
1997: BA (hons) Fine Art at Cumbria College of Art and Design