Mark Paul Perry was born in Kent in the U.K. in 1967. He originally trained as a musician and performed as an accomplished guitarist, and songwriter, with the British band ‘State of Mind’. He went on to become a music producer and band manager.

In 2002 Mark made the decision to leave the music industry so that he could concentrate on developing his creative potential in other artistic areas. His passion and love for art prompting him to find this alternative form of self expression through painting.


Mark has exhibited alongside renowned artists such as Antony Gormley, Sir Peter Blake, Damien Hurst, Mary Fedden and Mark Wallinger as well as many other artists. In September 2009 Mark was invited to exhibit his work at the Saatchi Gallery in London as part of the charity auction for The Starlight Children’s Foundation.

As an artist Mark is completely self-taught and in his work he seeks to communicate with the viewer on a variety of different levels. The most important element and that which so clearly defines his paintings, is his attempt to find an affinity and emotional resonance with the viewer.

Mark works with oil, acrylic and gesso on canvas, linen, board and paper which he manipulates, not only with traditional tools, but also a palette knife and airbrush to obtain the texture and movement desired.

It is this illusion of movement within the canvas and the heavily defined textures of his pieces for which he has become predominantly known.

Mark’s works have been exhibited widely and collected worldwide. He regularly undertakes commissions from private clients both in the UK and overseas. Mark’s paintings can also be found in private, commercial and corporate collections throughout the world including the USA, Canada, Australia and many parts of Europe.

Mark Paul Perry “I love simplicity in form. I portray this through the use of colour and texture on canvas. My paintings are inspired by snapshots of specific moments in time or through memories of particular events in my own life. I endeavour to capture these moods and emotions in the most basic form – light, colour and texture – which represent their fundamental essence”.


Mark Paul Perry - Contemporary Artist

Talking in his Studio in March 2009
Filmed for the BBC and the Saatchi Gallery

 

 


Related Links

  The Saatchi Gallery - Contemporary art in London

  antonyfrancisjones.com - Contemporary Artist based in Kent UK

  artpromote.com - Art Promote

  Imigital Digital Printing - Imigital Digital Printing

 

 


 

Other Links

 

  www.sophistoccasion.co.uk - SophistOccasion

  Bluejays PC Services - site maintenance and update

  linx2u - UK business directory

  www.starlight.org.uk - Starlight Children’s Foundation

  www.demelza.org.uk - Demelza Hospice Care for Children

  R4 cards from UK supplier

 www.artsaveslives.co.uk

SPRING OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION - AT MARK PAUL PERRYS STUDIOS - KENT - APRIL 2012
SEE Artist Mark Paul Perry will be exhibiting selected new works for his 2012 Spring Open Studios Exhibition along with guest Artist Claire Palastanga - Website www.clairepalastanga.com
This will be the first time Mark has open the doors to his new Studios in Tunbridge Wells after moving there in July 2011 Dates and opening times - Saturday 14th April (12 - 6pm) and Sunday 15th (12 - 6pm) - (Drinks and refreshments will be served on both days)
Venue - Mark Paul Perry's Studios, 9 Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9XJ - t > 01892 670 159 e > admin@markpaulperry.com

 


 

VISTA | LONDON | KENT - AT THE PORTICO GALLERY - KENT - MAY 2012
Mark Paul Perry will exhibiting selected new works from his Pathos, Terra, and Frozen Time Collections
Private View will be held on Saturday 23rd June 2012 - 5.30pm - 8pm - (Drinks will be served on the night) The exhibition dates run from 29th May to 6th August 2012
- Venue - Portico Gallery, 25 London Road, Riverhead, Kent TN13 2BU - t > 01732 456 655 e > malcolmdent@porticogallery.co.uk w > www.porticogalery.co.uk

 


 

SOUTHEAST OPEN STUDIOS EXHIBITION - AT MARK PAUL PERRYS STUDIOS - KENT - JUNE 2012
Mark Paul Perry will be opening his Studios doors as part of the Southeast Open Studios Exhibition
Venue - Mark Paul Perry's Studios, 9 Reynolds Lane, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 9XJ - t > 01892 670 159 e > admin@markpaulperry.com w > www.seos-art.org
Studio opening days and times:
Private View will be held on Friday 1st June 2012 - 11am - 9pm (Drinks and refreshments will be served on all opening days)

Saturday 2nd June (11am - 6pm)
Sunday 3rd June (11am - 5pm)
Monday 4th - Friday 8th June (open by appointment only)
Saturday 9th June (11am - 6pm)
Sunday 10th June (11am - 5pm)
Monday 11th - Friday 15th June (open by appointment only)
Saturday 16th June (11am - 6pm)
Sunday 17th June (11am - 5pm)

 


 

PURE - WINTER FAIR - BATTLE ART FAIR - 2011
Mark Paul Pery will be exhibiting selected works from his Pathos and Frozen Time Collections.
Works on display from Friday 25th November - Tuesday 29th November 2011 - Open daily 10am - 6pm (admission free) You will be able to view the winning selection of over 200 Contemporary Artworks in 2D and 3D by 60 of London and the Southeast best Contemporary Artists.
For private view invites please visit the pure arts website www.pureartsgroup.co.uk
Address - The PowderMills Hotel, Powdermill Lane, Battle TN33 0SP

 


 

SEE ARTISTS WINTER EXHIBITION 2011 AT THE SPA GALLERIES - KENT
SEE Artists Mark Paul Perry and Aurora Bain will exhibiting selected new works for there 2011 winter exhibition along with guest artist Cecelia Buchanan
Private View will be held on Thursday 1st December - 6pm - 9pm - (Drinks will be served on the night)
Dates and opening times - Open to the public from the 2nd to the 7th December 2011 (10.30am - 5pm - Daily) Artists featuring in this show - SEE Artists - Mark Paul Perry - Aurora Bain and Guest Artist - Cecelia Buchanan Gallery Address - The Spa Galleries, 24 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TN - Contact tel: 01892 542 647

 


 

PURE - BATTLE ART FAIR - 2011
Mark Paul Pery will be exhibiting selected works from his Terra Collection. Works on display from Friday 16th September - Friday 23rd September 2011 - Open daily 10am - 6pm admission free
You will be able to view the winning selection of over 200 Contemporary Artworks in 2D and 3D by 70 of London and the Southeast best Contemporary Artists.
Private View will be held on Thursday 15th September 2011 from 7.30pm (Wine and refreshments will be severed).
For private view invites please visit the pure arts website www.pureartsgroup.co.uk
Address - The PowderMills Hotel, Powdermill Lane, Battle TN33 0SP

 


 

SEE ARTISTS AT THE BIG ART AFFAIR GALLERY SPRING EXHIBITION II - SURREY The SEE Artists, Mark Paul Perry and Ben Oakley with Guest Artists confirmed: Lorrain Mailer, Bobby Tonge, Jane Jones, Sophie Campbell Ford, Alice Pead, Gavin Roweth, Dani Humberstone, Sidney Andrews, and Lee Hannam will be exhibiting at the The BIG Art Affair Gallery in Carshalton, Surrey.
The Private View is on Friday 23rd April 2010 - 6.30pm - 9.30pm. Artworks will be on Public Display from Saturday 24th April until 23rd May 2010
Opening times 11.00am - 6.00pm Tuesday to Sunday.
Gallery address 30-34 High Street Carshalton, Surrey SM5 3AG.
For more information please contact: t > 020 8325 0094 e > info@seeartists.co.uk w > www.seeartists.co.uk

 



ALTER EGO ARTS - AT THE RHAPSODY HOUSE GALLERY - KENT
The Alter Ego Artists in this exhibition are,
Mark Paul Perry;www.markpaulperry.com
Louise Giblin; www.louisegiblin.co.uk
Rosy James; www.rosyjames.com
Sharon Rosa Seymour; www.seymourart.com

Works on display from 29th April 4th May 2010 (May Bank Holiday weekend). Gallery opening times to the public Thursday - Monday 10.30am - 5.30pm, Tuesday 10.30am - 4pm. The Pantiles Jazz and Wine Tasting Evening with Fraser Williamson Fine Wine, on Thursday 29th April Gallery open 7-9pm.
Alter Ego Arts Private View, Evening Friday 30th April.7pm - 9.30pm. For Private View invites and more information email - info@alteregoarts.co.uk or go to www.alteregoarts.co.uk
Alter Ego Arts at the Rhapsody House Gallery, 36 the Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TN Website: www.rhapsodyhouse.co.uk




SEE ARTISTS - /SEE/ THROUGH THE ROSE TINTED GALLERY - LONDON
The SEE Artists, Mark Paul Perry, Ben Oakley with guest artists Yvonne Wayling, Louise Giblin and Rosy James will be exhibiting at the SEE Through the Rose Tinted Gallery in Greenwich, London. The exhibition is entitled "DIMORPHIC". The Private View is on Thursday 3rd December 6.00pm - 9.30pm. Artworks will be on Public Display from Friday 4th December until Thursday 24th December 2009 - opening times 11.00am - 6.30pm daily. SEE Through the Rose Tinted Gallery, 8 College Approach, Greenwich, London SE10 9HY. For more information please contact t > 020 8325 0094 e > info@seeartists.co.uk w > www.seeartists.co.uk




THE NORTHERN ART SHOW 2009 - LIBERTY GALLERY
Mark Paul Perry will be exhibiting selected works from his Pathos and Frozen Time Collections, at the The Northern Art Show, with the Liberty Gallery, works on display from Friday 13th November - Sunday 15th November 2009.
The Northern Art Show, Harrogate International Centre, King's Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG1 5LA
For more information please contact t > 01823 323363 e > info@northernartshow.com w > www.northernartshow.com




SEE ARTISTS - AT THE RHAPSODY HOUSE GALLERY - KENT
The SEE Artists, Mark Paul Perry, Antony Fracis Jones, Ben Oakley, including work by Mark Wallinger, Turner Prize winner 2007, in association with the Demelza Hospice Care for Children, will be auctioning off their work at Hotel du vin, Crescent Road, Tunbridge Wells, TN1 2LY
Public auction - 8.30pm, on Wednesday the 30th September 2009, affordable art by over 30 artists.
Works will be on display from Thursday the 24th September - Tuesday the 29th September 2009, 11am - 4pm daily, at the Rhapsody House Gallery,
Preview and drinks from 6.30pm, on Wednesday the 30th September also at the Rhapsody House Gallery, 36 the Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 5TN.
All proceeds from this auction will go to Demelza Hospice Care for Children.
For more information go to, www.demelza.org.uk or tel - 01795 845 204




WINDSOR CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR 2009
Mark Paul Perry will be exhibiting selected works from all his Collections, at the Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, works on display from Friday 13th November - Sunday 15th November 2009.
Windsor Contemporary Art Fair, Royal Windsor Racecourse, Maidenhead Road, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 5JJ
For more information please contact t > 01753 591 892 e > info@windsorcontemporaryartfair.co.uk w > www.windsorcontemporaryartfair.co.uk




SEE ARTISTS - AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY - LONDON
The SEE Artists, Mark Paul Perry, Antony Fracis Jones, Ben Oakley and Peter Wait, in association with the Starlight Children’s Foundation, will be auctioning off there work at The Saatchi Gallery London on Saturday the 26th September, 7.30pm - 11.30pm.
For tickets and information for this event please visit, www.starlight.org.uk

Starlight Children’s Foundation is hosting an exciting new fundraiser ‘Art for Starlight’ on Saturday 26th September at The Saatchi Gallery. Some of the most exciting contemporary artists have been running workshops this summer for children creating joint mini-masterpieces which will be hung and sold at the Saatchi Gallery. During the day there is a private view of the children’s pieces and a fun picnic for the children and at night we are hosting a glamorous high profile party and auction for the grown ups. Our aim is to raise enough money to grant at least 100 wishes for Starlight children in one day and night….
Artists including in the exhibition, Olly and Suzi, Daisy De Villeneuve, Natasha Law, Zebedee Helm, Mark Paul Perry, Antony Francis Jones, Ben Oakley, Peter Wait, and Rosy James are all contributing a piece of work to the event, as well as designers Vivienne Westwood, Tim Gosling and Jimmy Choo. ‘Stars by the Stars’ - where your support could help so much.
We are creating a major collaborative piece of up to 100 mini canvasses with a ‘star’ theme to be hung together for just one day before being sold/auctioned in the evening – each canvas representing a wish. Some canvasses will be auctioned separately to ensure they are reach an appropriate amount and are not undervalued.
Maggie and Rose Art For Starlight at The Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's Square, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY
For more information go to, www.starlight.org.uk or contact Sarah@starlight.org.uk - tel 020 7262 2881




FISH GALLERY - SURREY
Mark Paul Perry will be exhibiting selected works from his 2008 Terra Collection,
Works on display from 15th September - 23rd December 2009.
Fish Gallery, 182 Wickham Road, Shirley,Croydon, Surrey CR0 8BG
For more information please contact
t > 020 8654 0073 e > fishframes@btconnect.com w > www.fishframes.co.uk

 




About SEE Artists

See Artists formed in 2008 and are based in South East England.
The four artists featured in the first catalogue are Mark Paul Perry, Antony Francis Jones, Ben Oakley and Peter Wait.

''As a collective of creative minds we are united in producing high quality collectable art, whilst retraining a unique and diverse approach.''

PRESS RELEASE - New York, London, Bromley

Their styles are as diverse as Jackson Pollack to Banksy and they are all living working Artists on our doorstep within the Bromley Borough.
From Impressionism to Abstract, Action Painting to Aerosol. SEE Artists (South East England Artists) have got all corners covered. You can see their works in many local collections, galleries, restaurant/bars, London Ad Agencies, Premiership Football Clubs and around the world.

Four local artists with over 200 years under their palettes with one common purpose in mind, a collective of creatives united in producing high quality collectible art, whilst retaining a unique and diverse approach.

SEE Artists recently formed, knowing that four brushes are better than one and have already lined up three exhibitions this summer. The second is your chance to see all four artists showing locally as well as in London.

The first was a successful show in Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London from the 30th May to 1st June 2008.

For more information on the SEE Artists go to www.seeartists.co.uk