Mark Wood

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Arts
Occupation Artist/Graphic Designer
Location Duarte, CA, United States
Introduction Born in SF, CA, grade school years in Napa, Jr HS in Thousand Oaks, HS & Jr College in Bloomfield Hills, MI, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena BFA '77. I've resided in the San Gabriel Valley the past 25 years with my wife and 2 daughters. > > > In 2000 I began taking watercolor classes. I have had watercolors accepted in the San Diego WC Society International Exhibition and Watercolor West and am a Juried Member of Valley Watercolor Society. I'm past President of Mid-Valley Arts League (2008-2011). > > > In 2003 I launched Fine Artists Factory (FAF), a 5,000 sq.ft. drawing & painting studio/gallery, to support fellow artists, and to pursue my own fine art career. During the 4 years FAF was in Pasadena, I curated over 60 gallery exhibitions, hosted more than 20 workshops, and coordinated figure drawing sessions 4 times a week. > > > In 2008 I helped create Studio2310 where I work with 2 other artists. > > > Currently my medium of choice is acrylic.
Interests Art, Gallery & Museum hopping, Golf, Bike Riding, Ice Hockey
Favorite Movies Chariots of Fire, Borne Identity (series)
Favorite Music Like wide range of music, pop, contemporary to western.
Favorite Books Have recently reduced the size of art book collection to approximately 650. Non-art related books;Liberty & Tyranny, How Now Shall We Live, The Reason for God