plein air painting and appalachian abstractions
daily 11 am – 5 pm
The Wedge Studios
129 Roberts Street
Born in Germany, the son of a medieval art historian, Mark studied art from an early age, earning a B.F.A. in Painting from Truman University, M.F.A. in Sculpture from the UW, Madison. Trained in Icon Painting at the National Academy of Fine Arts, Slovak Republic, Mark has settled in Asheville after extensive painting excursions to Europe and the Americas, including eight years in the Mayan Highlands of Mexico, Jungles of Belize and Guatemala. His current work seeks to distill the essence of the smoky mountains into potent abstractions in oil on panel. Award winning member of WNC Plein Air Painters Association.
Available for commissioned portraits.