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Mark Hetherington

As I recovered from depression I enrolled as a mature student and took BA (Hons) Fine Art and Professional Practice at Blackpool and the Fylde College, a degree awarded by Lancaster University. I try to create art which is accessible to everyone in whatever medium feels appropriate, and which educates, informs and/or entertains. Two recurring themes are the Early Modern witch-hunts and mental health, especially depression.

Posts by Mark Hetherington

Black and white image of a naked man sat cross-legged with his head in his hands

Mark Hetherington: Exorcising my Demons

Visual artist Mark Hetherington works in a range of media. In a candid article he describes the development of an issue-based practice that emerged in response to dealing with chronic depression and the disabling effects of other peoples' prejudices. Standing in front of a group of attendees at an Art ...