Mark Collins is a visual artist and gardener living in Ballarat. He creates artworks with a strong sense of local history and has a passion for upcycling materials. His love of the goldfields landscapes and the stories it holds is evident in his arts practice at Weathered Treasure Designs.
Mark has a background in Fine Arts and Teaching, with 20 years experience as an educator in the Secondary, TAFE and Corrections sectors.
Mark has been dabbling in public speaking and hosting for many years.