Mark Wardel AKA TradeMark is a contemporary artist who as well as exhibiting his own painting and fine art, applies his technique to producing artwork/imagery for high profile clients in the entertainment, music and club industries.
Mark’s instantly recognisable work draws on influences from traditional portraiture to post punk graphics, New York street art of the `70s & `80s, Soviet-era propaganda posters, pop art and high-fashion imagery that explores issues of identity, portraiture and the self-created personae prevalent within the entertainment, club and urban sub-cultures. Mark has also featured on magazine and record covers as well as prestigious club campaigns worldwide.
Clients and Collectors include: David Bowie / Isolar New York City, Defected Records, V&A Museum, Daphne Guinness London, Soho House, Ministry Of Sound, Marc Almond, Kylie Minogue, Absolut Vodka and Boy George.
Mark Wardel lives and works in London.