this his first exhibition at The Last Gallery, Marcus exhibits
his paintings and rugs. In his paintings Marcus’s intention
is to capture a moment on a two dimensional surface. His work
is not necessarily representational but has its own world. His
rugs are works of art in themselves and are drawn from the original
tree series was completed while spending time in Italy and was
created through a process of fragmentation and ordered reconstruction
(influenced by Paul Klee). The repeated patterns that result
challenge and entertain the eye and are reminiscent of orphic
cubism, a technique invented by the artists Robert and Sonia
used in his work are largely universal, the rainbow depicting
a promise, the rainbow rug symbolizing reconciliation and connection.
was born in Nairobi, East Africa 1943 but was brought up in
Aberporth, Cardiganshire. He attended University of Lausanne
and graduated from Chelsea School of Art. In 1970 he returned
to farm in Wales. He currently lives and works in Llangadog.
has exhibited widely in Perugia, Italy, England and Wales. Marcus
continues to paint and make rugs; commissions take 3 months
from ordering. You can see view his many rugs and paintings
on his website.