Mark Surridge is our 2018 Artist in Residence.
Mark is a highly regarded contemporary abstract painter from St. Ives, Cornwall and London and his work is held in private collections in the UK, Europe and the USA.
His event schedule has included a delicious 'Kiwi with a dash of Cornwall' Residency Long Lunch at Batch Winery on Sunday 24 June. A well attended Residency Talk on Saturday 7 July, and a booked out weekend workshop in the Owhanake Barn. He welcomed visitors at Open Studios on Friday afternoons during the residency and managed to thoroughly explore the island creating works fro the upcoming exhibition 'The Shape of the Walk' opening August 10.
For a beautiful glimpse into Marks time here on Waiheke and the process behind his work watch this short film about his residency The Shape Of the Walk
See sample gallery below, more images soon!