With 40 odd years of working in various arts and craft disciplines, Mark Cockram is able to draw upon upon his experiences when working with the book . Be it the complete or artists book through to fine designed bindings.
Mark opened his first bookbinding studio in Lincoln in 1992 and Studio Five, Barnes, S.W. London in 2003, where he combines and manipulates the traditional with the contemporary, ensuring that each book has an individual identity and voice. He works in fine contemporary bookbinding, book arts, printing and box art. Teaching various aspects of bookbinding / book arts in Studio Five, the UK, France, USA, India, the Philippines and Japan. His work is eclectic being represented in public and private collections around the world, including The National Art Library – Victoria and Albert Museum, National Library of Congress, the British Library and the Dewilde Collection to name a few.