“Nothing was too much trouble, Mark from CHG was extremely generous with his time and expertise, an absolute professional.”

Kate, Sydney

“Thank you for your patience and lack of sales pressure as I considered each piece of art as to it's affordability and suitability for my home.”

Catherine, Newcastle

"As the individual ‘at the helm’ of the Gallery from the beginning, congratulations on your insight, risk taking and plain damn hard work! Your relentless pursuit of quality fine artists and work has kept the Gallery fresh and innovative with a huge range of art that all belongs in my house… if only it were big enough!”

Sandra, Melbourne

brett whiteley artistBrett Whiteley | Nobby's head and the entrance to Newcastle | 1991 | Oil, charcoal, pencil w/collage on canvas | 87 x 93 cms | Commissioned by CHG and sold privately 1988

Artist Tim StorrierTim Storrier | Evening edge (waterline) | 1993 | Oil on canvas | 78 x 152 cm

"Your unique in home consultation and art viewing service made it so much easier to decide exactly what to acquire for our home!”

Rob. Melbourne


"I’m so thankful to be part of Cooks Hill Galleries. Mark and Libby Widdup have been extremely supportive and encouraging with my work and art career. Mark is proactive, knowledgeable and experienced with matching my work to collectors both locally and internationally. Cooks Hill galleries feels like a family and I look forward to a long and successful relationship within them."

Tracey Maree Smith, 2016.

"Thank you for your support and the work you've put in to promoting my work and building my artist profile. Honestly you have been absolutely amazing and I appreciate the confidence you have in me. It inspires me to work harder knowing there are things out there to be achieved and things to work towards! Thank you Mark."

Ben Kenning, 2016.