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As you may now know, Mark was hospitalised with a brain tumour on the 19th May 2016 the day after his solo exhibition "Time & Space" in Fremantle WA closed, and the day before a series of sell-out workshops were due to commence in the South-West of WA.
Surgery to attempt to remove the tumour occurred on the 23rd May, 2016. Mark received results from pathology indicating his melanoma (from 2013) had reappeared in the form of a brain tumour. They also discovered 2 tumours on his lungs. His treatment requires an ongoing mix of immunotherapy, drug therapy and radiotherapy; as well as regular scans and assessment.
Due to the ongoing treatment and rehabilitation Mark requires, his workshops and classes for 2017 were structured slightly differently; to allow him to rest when required. Managing a group of diverse people, teaching and painting at the same time, is extremely challenging - and we will continue to take it slowly with workshops planned for 2018. We want to make you aware if you have attended a workshop with Mark in the past, it will now be a slightly different experience. In saying all that we are committed to providing you with a quality learning experience packed with information to improve your painting process, and will do our utmost to deliver this.
Mark commences radiotherapy treatment in early 2018 and we will continue to monitor his energy levels before planning any future workshops. If you are subscribed to our workshops mailing list, you will be the first to know of any upcoming workshop events in the planning.
We thank you for your patience and ongoing support :)
We are coming back to one of our favourite venues in May - the Woolgoolga Art Gallery at the beautiful Woopi! Focussing on water, this workshop will delve into studying some of the many incarnations of water, including crystal clear tropical water, wet rocks, changing the time of day with one simple trick, and creating gorgeous long reflections.
For more information and the workshop flyer, click here.
To make a booking, please contact us here.
Spaces limited to 12.
If you would like us to organise a workshop in your local area,
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This is not as difficult as you might think, as Mark is willing to travel pretty much anywhere, and is always up for a new adventure, pending health. If you can get a group of friends together who are interested in having Mark as a workshop tutor, please don't hesitate to contact us!
Mark also holds regular classes on Thursday mornings at Lennox Arts Collective gallery in Lennox Head.
Read about one visitor's experience in Mark's class right here.
For all past workshops -- notes, experiences, videos and more, click here. This is the place to visit if you are considering a workshop but don't know what to expect.
Can't attend a workshop? Mark also hosts tutorial webinars from time to time. Check out our past webinars right here.
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Thanks heaps! Hope to see you at a workshop soon.