Mark Graver is an award-winning artist printmaker based at Wharepuke in Kerikeri. Originally from the UK he studied at Leeds Polytechnic (B.A. Hons Fine Art 1985-88) and Camberwell College of Arts, London (MA Printmaking 1994-95).
Moving to NZ in 2003 he established the Wharepuke Print Studio in 2005, Art at Wharepuke gallery, 2009, and the Wharepuke Sculpture Park, 2015.
He is author of Non-Toxic Printmaking (2011, London, A&C Black), has sat on printmaking selection panels in China, Bulgaria and NZ and curated international print projects, exhibitions and symposiums in the UK and Australia.
In 2019 he was elected to the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers based in London. He works with acrylic resist etching, digital printmaking, video and sound.
His work is held in public collections including the V&A Museum, London, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford UK, and in the USA, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Mexico, Spain, Portugal, Turkey and NZ.