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, Watercolor West, the Rocky Mountain Watermedia Society, the Louisiana Watercolor Society, the International Society of Experimental Artists 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.

Mark has authored many art books including, “Creative Watercolor and Acrylic Workshop” published in 2013, and “En Plein Air Acrylic” published in 2018. As a highlighted artist in many publications, Mark 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.

Residing now in Empire, Michigan, Mark is a popular juror, workshop instructor and lecturer and Twisted Fish Gallery is proud to not only represent his beautiful works, but to collaborate with him on special events and demonstrations at the gallery throughout the year.

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  • Beach Day by Mark Mehaffey


    Welcome to a Traverse City beach…

  • Close to Home by Mark Mehaffey


    Just over the next hill…

  • Dune Walk by Mark Mehaffey


    The glow of vibrant color…

  • Fall’s Beginning by Mark Mehaffey


    From his Love the Country series…

  • It’s Waiting-Killdeer by Mark Mahaffey


    Watch where you walk…

  • Last Call by Mark Mehaffey


    The late-night glow…

  • Morning Call by Mark Mehaffey


    The call through the morning mist…

  • Morning Gold by Mark Mehaffey


    Feel the warm glow…

  • Morning Light, Times Square by Mark Mehaffey


    The interplay of light…

  • Nice People by Mark Mehaffey


    Hear the excited chatter of friends…

  • Serene by Mark Mehaffey


    With a gentle glide there is serenity.

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