Mark Hearld

Born: 1974
Place of Birth: York

Born in 1974, Mark studied illustration at Glasgow College of Art and then completed an MA in Natural History Illustration at the Royal College of Art.

Taking his inspiration from the flora and fauna of the British countryside, Mark Hearld works across a number of mediums, producing limited edition lithographic and linocut prints, unique paintings, collages and hand-painted ceramics. Mark hold tremendous admiration for artist/designers such as Bawden, Piper, Nash – artists well regarded for their forays into the world of commercial design.

Mark Hearld has recently completed commissions for Faber & Faber and Tate Museums. A children's book illustrated by a series of Mark's unique collages was published by Walker Books in May 2012. In Autumn 2012 Merrell Books published "Mark Hearld's Work Book" - the first book devoted to Mark's work.

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.

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

Click here to view original works by this artists.

  • Pine Martin I Platter
    Mark Hearld

    Pine Martin I Platter

    2017
    glazed slipware
    D:38cm
    £395
  • Pine Martin II Platter
    Mark Hearld

    Pine Martin II Platter

    2017
    glazed slipware
    D:38cm
    £395
  • Hawk Platter
    Mark Hearld

    Hawk Platter

    2017
    glazed slipware
    D:38cm
    £395
  • Mountain Hare
    Mark Hearld

    Mountain Hare

    2017
    mixed media with collage
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Horse in Autumn Landscape
    Mark Hearld

    Horse in Autumn Landscape

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Pine Marten
    Mark Hearld

    Pine Marten

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Herring Gull
    Mark Hearld

    Herring Gull

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Hare
    Mark Hearld

    Hare

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Turnstones
    Mark Hearld

    Turnstones

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Flocking Gulls
    Mark Hearld

    Flocking Gulls

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:47cm W:56cm
    Sold
  • Jay
    Mark Hearld

    Jay

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:56cm W:75cm
    Sold
  • October Blackbird
    Mark Hearld

    October Blackbird

    2017
    mixed media with collage on paper
    H:56cm W:75cm
    Sold
  • Pigeon
    Mark Hearld

    Pigeon

    linocut, edition of 75
    H:42cm W:60cm
    £250 unframed
  • Hawk-Eye
    Mark Hearld

    Hawk-Eye

    screenprint, edition of 75
    H:59cm W:75cm
    £295 unframed
  • Fauna
    Mark Hearld

    Fauna

    linocut, edition of 65
    H:42cm W:60cm
    Sold
  • Flowers
    Mark Hearld

    Flowers

    2012
    linocut unframed
    H:21.5cm W:14cm
    Sold
  • Curwen Menagerie
    Mark Hearld

    Curwen Menagerie

    litograph
    H:113cm W:74cm
    £315 (unframed)