Marcus is an award winning Illustrator and Published
Author (Hiii Brand International Merit Award Winner - Animal Alphabet
and Saturday's Kids - Ten Years Of UK Subculture Influences) who
graduated from Newcastle
College with an HND in Advertising
Moved to London where he worked at Saatchi & Saatchi in-house studio for four years, before turning freelance.
He has since worked on a number of projects in illustration. Including Harrods, Le Coq Sportif, American Express, MTV, Samsung, MLB, Mundial Mag, BBC, Watford FC, Ellesse, Puma, Original Casuals, Pilsner Urquell, Gipsy Hill Brewing Company, Harvey Nichols, Edinburgh Gin, Paninaro Mag, Flying Gang Brewing, Santini Cycling, CG73, Blink Productions, Art & Graft, 1st Avenue Machine, Fold 7 and OFF Festival - Barcelona.
Contributed to publications worldwide from London to Tokyo. Also illustrated for books by Jenny Eclair, Al Murray, OFFF Barcelona and his own book, Saturday's Kids - Ten Years Of UK Subculture Influences.
Hiii Brand International Illustration Awards (2014) - Merit Award Winner - 'Animal Alphabet'
The AOI Illustration Awards (2014) - Shortlisted - 'Animal Alphabet'
The AOI World Illustration Awards (2017) - Shortlisted - 'Saturday's Kids Book'
Hiii Brand Awards (Brand/Logo/Packaging) (2017) - Professional Group Packaging Excellence Award - 'Gipsy Hill Brewing Co.'
Beer52 Awards (2019) - Best Design Award - ‘Gipsy Hill’
Hiii Brand International Illustration Awards (2020) - Finalist - ‘Harvey Nichols CNY Tarot Cards’
Pictoplasma Missing Link Exhibition at La Gaite Lyriqué, Paris (2011)
The Stratford Fringe Festival Picturehouse Cinema (2012)
The AOI Awards - Somerset House and UK Tour - Aberystwyth Arts Centre, UWTSD Swansea (2014) Chapel Gallery Ormskirk, Creative Industries Centre Trust, Woodend (2015)
lllustrated15 - The Old Truman Brewery, London (2015),
Saturday's Kids LDN [Personal Launch] - Solo Exhibition (2016) Brixton
Beijing Design Week - China (2016),
Saturday's Kids NCL [Personal Launch] - Solo Exhibition (2016) Gateshead
The 13th China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industry Festival - Shenzen (2017),
Saturday's Kids MCR [Personal Launch] - Electrik Bar, Manchester (2017),
Nanjing 1013 - The 7th Hiiibrand International Brand Logo Design Competition Winning Exhibition, China (2017)
Uniqlo Tate Lates @ Tate Modern - Tate Modern, London (2018)
Beer + Art 2019 - Tate Modern, London (2019)
Art Of The Terraces - Walker Art Gallery, NML, Liverpool (2022)
DesignTAXI (AUS), Fast Co. Magazine (US), ProperMag (UK), Hen Magazine (SWE), Rooms Magazine (UK) K-Magazine (JPN) MacUser (UK) Digital Arts (UK) WeTransfer (Global), Matchday Magazine (EUR) Mundial Magazine (UK) SoccerAM (UK) Off-Fest (ESP) Evening Standard (UK) End Clothing (UK) Scotts (UK) Paninaro Mag (UK)