Mark Hayward was born in 1979 in Portsmouth, England.
From 2004-07 he attended UCA Canterbury, Kent (formerly the Kent Institute
of Art and Design), where he received his BA (First) in Fine Art. From 2007-09 he went on to complete an MA in Fine Art Printmaking at the Royal College of Art, London, were he received the Tim and Belinda Mara Award.
In 2009 his work was selected for the Jerwood Drawing Prize, opening London September 2009 and touring the UK until April 2010.
Exhibitions include: Show One, Royal College of Art, London; The London Original Print Fair at the Royal Academy of Arts, London; Cafe Gallery, London; New Cross Project Space, London.