Mark Mehaffey

Mark Mehaffey

Internationally recognized artist Mark E Mehaffey is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society; Dolphin Fellow, the National Watercolor Society, Watercolor USA Honor Society, the Transparent Watercolor Society of America; Signature Life Member – Master Status and Distinguished Master, Watercolor West, the Rocky Mountain Watermedia Society, the Louisiana Watercolor Society; Signature Life Member, the International Society of Experimental Artists, Signature Life Member and the International Society of Acrylic Painters.

Mehaffey has won major awards in juried exhibitions internationally including the Silver Medal of Honor (twice) and the Arches Paper Co Award from the American Watercolor Society, the Beverly Green Memorial Purchase Award from the National Watercolor Society, M. Grumbacher Gold Medal from Allied Artists of America, the Skyledge Award from TWSA, Biennial Award from the 2010 Shanghai Zhoujiajiao International Biennial Watercolor Exhibition, Best of Show from the San Diego Watercolor Society and guest artist for the Salon De L’Aquarelle 2015, Antwerp, Belgium. In 2016 Mark was honored with the new designation of ‘Distinguished Master’ by the Transparent Watercolor Society of America for having over 20 total paintings accepted.

He wrote “Creative Watercolor Workshop”, published in 2005 and it was rereleased as “Creative Watercolor and Acrylic Workshop” in 2013 published by Northlight Publishing. Mark has also created twelve instructional videos. He has appeared in many publications. He was featured in “Masters of Watercolor” written by Konstantin Sterkhov and “Inspirations & Technical Breakthroughs: Secrets from the Contemporary International Watercolor Masters Volume 1” written by Zhou Tianya & Ruan Hoe.

Mehaffey’s paintings are included in corporate public and private collections including Blue Cross Blue Shield and The Arches Paper Co., USA. His work is included in the permanent collections of transparent watercolors at the Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, Wisconsin, the Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, Michigan, the National Watercolor Museum of Mexico City, Mexico City, Mexico, Quanhua Watercolor Art Gallery, Zhoujiajiao, China and the Dachong Art Gallery, Zhongshan, China.

Mark is a popular juror, workshop instructor and lecturer.

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  • Beauty and Sanity by Mark Mehaffey

    $1,500.00

    Using the Gyotaku technique to imprint a fish onto paper, Mark Mehaffey embellishes this work with color, styling & written word.

  • Bridge Shadows by Mark Mehaffey

    $3,000.00

    Exploring form, function and tonal changes from a different perspective, “Bridge Shadows” takes you under, rather than over the bridge.

  • Country Road by Mark Mehaffey

    $575.00

    There is a slight whimsy in this work that is off set by bold brush marks.

  • Dawn by Mark Mehaffey

    $650.00

    The striking sky in “Dawn,” by Mark Mehaffey will make a statement in your home or office with its detailed brushwork offering drama, texture, and an array of color.

  • East Into the Light by Mark Mehaffey

    $1,200.00

    With brush strokes that capture an afternoon wind, Mark Mehaffey celebrates the onset of Fall in this plein air painting.

  • Into the Sun by Mark Mehaffey

    $400.00

    Capturing the right light as it is shifting is the challenge of plein air painting.

  • Peaceful Afternoon by Mark Mehaffey

    $400.00

    Small, but engaging with thick brush strokes from a colorful palette, Mark Mehaffey brings, “Peaceful Afternoon.”

  • Summer Oak by Mark Mehaffey

    $575.00

    Earth tones in the warm light makes for a very special capture via plein air technique in “Summer Oak,” by Mark Mehaffey

  • Summer Wheat by Mark Mehaffey

    $400.00

    Bright and asking to be run through is “Summer Wheat,” by Mark Mehaffey.

  • Sunny Day by Mark Mehaffey

    $400.00

    Bright & cheerful is this “Sunny Day” by Mark Mehaffey.

  • Winter Glow by Mark Mehaffey

    $575.00

    This is Winter at it’s best in Michigan when the warm light of sun illuminates the trees & snow.

  • Winter Morning by Mark Mehaffey

    $2,600.00

    A Winter morning’s hike in our beloved Michigan doesn’t get much better than this. Soft light in contrast to the forest sets the tone in Mark Mehaffey’s, “Winter Morning.”