Mark Woollacott Marine Artist

J Class Yachts painting

September 16, 2017

J Class Yachts

A new painting, entitled: J Class Yachts will soon be available for sale. The painting features three of the J Class: Lionheart, Velsheda and Ranger as they raced at Falmouth, in 2015. More info to follow soon...

Print of RHS Rosemoor donated to hospice

January 19, 2017

Canvas print donated to North Devon Hospice Charity

I have donated a large canvas print, reproduced from one of my paintings (featuring the Mediterranean Garden, at RHS Rosemoor), to The North Devon Hospice, as a way of saying thank you to the staff at the hospice for the care, kindness, compassion and professionalism they showed to my Dad whilst he was at the hospice, who sadly passed away recently after a long battle with cancer. The hospice is funded entirely by donations from the public and provides essential care, support and information to adults with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. My Dad's positive attitude, gentle humour, kindness and consideration to others was inspiring and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

North Devon Hospice website: www.northdevonhospice.org.uk

Land Rover BAR and Oracle Team USA, Portsmouth 2016 - a new painting by Mark Woollacott

December 20, 2016

Land Rover BAR and Oracle Team USA, Portsmouth 2016

I have recently completed my latest painting of the Land Rover BAR racing catamaran. To find out more about this new marine painting, please click on the link below.

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Music equipment donated to charity

December 18, 2016

Music Equipment donated to Starchild Charity

I have donated some of my music equipment to Starchild Charity, which is a Scottish charity which aims to provide help to orphans in Uganda and to make art and music accessible to them. The charity recently opened the Starchild School for Creative Arts.

Starchild Charity website: www.starchildcharity.com

Music CDs donated to two charities

September 22, 2016

Music CDs Donated to two Wonderful Charities!

Today I have donated 450 copies of my CD album Ocean Splendour to Sail 4 Cancer, which is a charity based in Berkshire which aims to provide sailing and other water-based respite opportunities for cancer patients, their families and those who have suffered recent bereavement in the hope that their quality of life may be improved. They also aim to raise significant funds for cancer treatment, care and research through the organisation of high profile sailing events.

I have also donated over 400 copies of my CD album A Calm Light to The Leanne Baker Trust, who will be collecting the CDs in the new year. The aim of the charity is to be able to guide those that suffer with depression to the support available and increase awareness surrounding the stigma of mental health.

Sail 4 Cancer website: www.sail4cancer.org

Leanne Baker Trust website: leannebakertrust.squarespace.com

Forever - a new print by Mark Woollacott

August 19, 2016

Forever - Print

Prints of this painting are now available online from Fine Art America (see my Prints page for more information).

Prints

Eleonora, Ranger and Velsheda

July 27, 2016

Eleonora painting sells at Windsor

My painting Eleonora, Ranger and Velsheda recently sold for £2,200.00 at The Gallery at Ice, Windsor, Berkshire. Prints of this painting are available online from Fine Art America (see my Prints page for more information).

Prints

Hidey Holes book by Robin Whitcomb

June 17, 2016

A New Book by Author Robin Whitcomb

Images of three of my North Devon paintings have been featured in a new book written by Robin Whitcomb, author of Wealding The Willow and Home Sweet Home. The book's title is Hidey Holes and is published by Troubador Publishing and is available online at Amazon and Waterstones and other retailers.

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Thalia at Windsor

May 6, 2016

Paintings at Windsor

A number of my large marine paintings are on display at The Gallery at Ice, 8 High Street, Windsor, Berkshire.

All artworks are for sale and include paintings of classic boat Thalia, J Class yacht J5: Ranger, Hugo Boss Open 60 and a painting of the Extreme Sailing Series AC45 racing catamarans. Click for more information.

J.P. Morgan Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) AC45 Catamaran

March 17, 2016

J.P. Morgan sells at AAF

My painting J.P. Morgan Ben Ainslie Racing (BAR) AC45 Catamaran recently sold for £1,790.00 at the spring AAF at Battersea Evolution, London. Prints of this painting are available.

Prints

Thalia

February 18, 2016

Affordable Art Fair, Battersea

A number of my large marine paintings will be represented by professional exhibition curators Red Gallery (at Stand K2) at the Affordable Art Fair at Battersea Park, London, next month. This will be the second time my artwork has been shown at this major London art fair which attracts people from all over the world and can have a footfall of up to 22,000 visitors. Eight of my paintings are being shown this year at the Battersea Evolution venue. Address of venue: Battersea Evolution, Battersea Park, London. SW11 4NJ. Dates: from Thursday 10th to Sunday 13th March.

All artworks will be for sale and will range from paintings of classic boats, impressive J-Class yachts to modern state-of-the-art racing catamarans (such as the Ben Ainslie AC45 racing catamaran). Also on display will be a number of my paintings of London, including a detailed painting of The Houses of Parliament. Click for more information.

Cassiopeia

February 5, 2016

Cassiopeia - Painting Commission

I have just recently completed a wonderful marine painting of Cassiopeia, a Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 439 yacht. This painting, entitled Cassiopeia, shows her competing at the 2014 Southern Ionian Regatta near Sivota, on the island of Lefkas, Greece. This marine painting is 16 x 28 inches in size and has been painted with acrylics. Price sold: £995.00.

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A View of St. Nicholas’ Chapel, Lantern Hill and Hillsborough, Ilfracombe

December 16, 2015

New painting of Ilfracombe

This new painting, called A View of St. Nicholas’ Chapel, Lantern Hill and Hillsborough, Ilfracombe, shows Lantern Hill and its chapel from the low vantage of Capstone Hill. Medium: Acrylic on canvas board. Dimensions: 16 x 20 inches. Price: £995. Click to view larger image.

Velsheda

October 24, 2015

New painting of Velsheda

My latest painting of Velsheda shows her taking part in the 2015 J-Class Regatta, Falmouth. This painting will form part of my 'J-Class Collection'.

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J5 Ranger print

July 1, 2015

Ranger Print

My latest painting J5: Ranger, J Class Yacht is now available as a limited edition print.

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photo of J Class yacht

June 27, 2015

J Class Regatta, Falmouth

I have just recently returned from Falmouth, Cornwall, where I photographed the impressive J-Class sailing yachts, Velsheda, Lionheart and Ranger, as they raced at Falmouth Bay. I went with Solent Rib Charter on Thursday 25th June to watch the Js up close as they raced. Over the next twelve months, I shall be painting a number of originals based on the two races which took place on this day. More info to follow.

The Houses of Parliament print

June 8, 2015

Print goes to the Palace of Westminster

A print of my painting The Houses of Parliament was kindly purchased by North Devon's Member for Parliament, Peter Heaton-Jones, to go in his new office at the Houses of Parliament, London. Prints of this painting are available online from Fine Art America (see my Prints page for more information).

Prints

Parliament and the Lady in Red Print

April 4, 2015

AAF Battersea, London

Two of my London originals - The Lady in Red (14 x 36 inches - price £1,350.00) and Parliament and the Lady in Red (16 x 20 inches - price £990.00) - sold during the popular Affordable Art Fair, held at Battersea Park, London, between 11th to 16th March. My paintings were represented at the Art Fair by Red Gallery.

Snowdonia and Hiker

February 2, 2015

Helping to Raise Funds for the Prince's Trust

A View From the Watkin Path, Snowdonia (also known as Snowdonia and Hiker) was recently sold for £750.00 during a silent auction held at The Prince’s Trust and EMC Leadership Dinner, the London Hilton, Park Lane, on Thursday 29th January 2015. I was delighted that the sale of one of my paintings (an acrylic, size: 12 x 12 inches) helped to raise some funds for the Trust. This opportunity was possible due to the help and kindness of Nina Lording (manager of Echo Beach Gallery), artist Darren Baker and the Prince's Trust.

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The Cold Sea

January 25, 2015

The Cold Sea - Painting Commission

I have just begun a new painting commission. Price sold: £1,700.00. This painting, entitled The Cold Sea, will have a traditional maritime feel about it and will feature a nineteenth-century clipper sailing vessel set in an Antarctic setting. This marine painting is 20 x 30 inches in size and will be painted with Old Holland New Masters Classic Acrylic paints.

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Christmas Exhibition poster

November 26, 2014

Christmas Exhibition

Four of my London paintings are being exhibited with work by other artists at the Christmas Exhibition to be held at The Gallery at Ice, which begins on 2nd December. The gallery is based in an old Georgian building at No. 8 High Street, Windsor - just a short distance from Windsor Castle. The paintings on exhibit are: The Lady in Red, St. Paul's Cathedral, A View of Westminster Abbey, and Parliament and the Lady in Red.

art publicity

August, 2014

Marine Art Exhibition

Images of my marine paintings featured on the Classic Boat Magazine website and other publications during my solo marine art exhibition at Echo Beach Gallery, Ilfracombe, August 2014. The image above was supplied, with kind permission, by Classic Boat Magazine and WMN.