Mark Hearld

Born: 1974
Place of Birth: York

Mark Hearld studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and then completed an MA in Natural History Illustration at the Royal College of Art, London. His work is based on his observations of the natural world, influenced by mid-twentieth century Neo-Romanticism and the gaiety of 1930s Modernism.

Selected commissions:
Faber & Faber; Tate Museums; ‘A First Book of Nature’ published by Walker Books. In Autumn 2012 Merrell Books published ‘Mark Hearld’s Work Book’ – the first book devoted to Mark’s work.

Elle Decoration British Design Award 2012 for ‘Harvest Hare’ wallpaper for St Jude’s.