Brenda MarkRSA Born: 1922
Place of Birth: Hull
Brenda Mark was born in Hull, Yorkshire. She moved to Edinburgh at a young age and spent the rest of her life in there, studying at Edinburgh College of Art from 1939 to 1943 where she met Robin Philipson, her future husband. She taught art in primary schools and for four years was attached to the teacher training college in Moray House as a crafts lecturer. She also taught at St Denis’ School, Edinburgh. Mark was a prominent exhibitor at the Scottish Society of Artists, of which she was a member, and the Royal Scottish Academy.