Mark Smith

The motivating factor behind my artwork could be described as – ‘being inspired themes from the Constructivist Manifesto to try to access what I perceive to be the essence of any given text or story’, or – ‘I just like drawing pictures’. There’s an equal amount of truth in both of those statements

Mark’s work has featured in magazines, newspapers, books and advertising campaigns around the world for clients including The New Yorker, ESPN The Magazine, Penguin Books, The Folio Society, The Financial Times, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, The New York Times and many more. His particular take on the world has won him recognition and awards from the NY Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Luerzers Archive, 3X3 Magazine, Communication Arts, LA Society of Illustrators and the V&A Illustration Awards, stand out’s include a silver medal from the NY Society, the Patrick Nagel Award for Excellence from the LA Society and the ‘Best in Show’ award from 3X3 Magazine.