Mark Bynon

Bynon Art Services, LLC
Taylorsville, NC
Mark Bynon joined the field of conservation through his apprenticeship training from H.S.Bynon & Son Picture Restorers, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. Mark graduated from Byam Shaw School of Art, London with a BA in Fine Arts and from Northumbria University with an MFA with Distinction. He then worked for one of London's leading Conservation Fine Art Framers, Pendragon Fine Art Frames, where he held the position of manager and later as external conservation consultant. His clients included Marlborough Graphics London Ltd, The Serpentine Gallery, Imperial War Museum, British Arts Council, Tate Modern, Tate Britain, National Maritime Museum, Sir John Soanes Museum, Christie's Contemporary and The Tate Liverpool. Mark was also employed by Oxford Exhibition Services to move and install highly important works of art around Europe. Clients included Tate Britain, Tate Modern, V&A, British Museum, English Heritage and Royal Collections to name a few.

In 2002 he set up a conservation studio in London and worked on client based works of art, also freelancing with a team of conservators led by Pauline Plummer to uncover two architectural painting schemes, one located on top of the other, in the Saloon of Burlington House at The Royal Academy of Arts, London.

In 2004 he moved to the United States and gained permanent residency in 2006. Since then he has worked voluntarily for The Tennessee State Museum where among other projects, he consulted on the handling and condition of the Rau Exhibit. In 2006 he moved to Miami where he started Bynon Art Services after gaining eligibility to work. Conservation Solutions Inc. Washington DC has also employed Mark to work on a number of projects ranging from the gilding of two 13' sculptures for the courthouse of the City of Goldsboro NC, conserving objects from the Titanic Exhibit and the Corona Camera from the National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC. Currently Mark is the Co Founder and Principal at Bynon Art Services whose clients include The Wolfsonian Museum, The Biltmore House, The Tennessee State Museum, and The Tennessee Executive Residence Foundation. Mark is a Professional Associate member of AIC.