Mark grew up in Cheltenham and started painting from a young age but didn’t start exhibiting until his early twenties. Since then each exhibition has been more and more successful and his paintings can now been seen throughout the country on a regular basis.
"Tango 5" oil on box canvas by Mark Bennett
Mark’s paintings are filled with emotion and desire - most focusing on tango dancers or scenes from bars, restaurants and cafes. His work is very mature for an artist of his age, many have described him as a rising star in the art world. Mark’s pieces have been compared to the likes of Fabian Perez and Jack Vettriano. Mark now lives in the Cotswolds with his wife Emily.