Mark Raggett

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT
ELECTED ARWS 2011 & RWS 2013

 

Mark was born in Solva, Pembrokeshire in 1953 and was educated in the county. He went to Reading University in 1972 to study Fine Art and received his BA in 1976.

Mark worked in theatre and opera as a scenic artist and prop maker at the National Theatre, Royal Opera House and the Coliseum. He joined the design department at Thames Television in 1979, leaving in 1984 to pursue a career as an art director in film and television and has worked on many films including The Madness of King George, Shakespeare in Love and most recently the Netflix series The Crown.

Mark has continued to paint, mainly the landscape of his native Wales but also the West Country, the Lake District and the Isle of Man. He works mainly in watercolour and acrylic, producing drawings in pen and ink and graphite.
 
He has exhibited at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition and currently shows work at the Goat Street Gallery, St David’s and at the Mueum and Art Gallery in Tenby; both in Pembrokeshire, West Wales.