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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  • 22 North, Early Fall by Mark Mehaffey


    Who doesn’t love a smooth roll on a long country road?

  • A Textured Life by Mark Mehaffey


    The orange glow to the end of a day brings depth to one’s life…

  • Deep Woods Reflections by Mark Mehaffey


    The interplay of light and shadow in woods and water…

  • Down the Road by Mark Mehaffey


    Taking us down a sun dappled road…

  • Into the Sun by Mark Mehaffey


    Peaceful, warm sunlight…

  • Love The Country by Mark Mehaffey


    We have plenty of country roads to fall in love with in Michigan and Mark Mehaffey seems to find the best of them.

  • Reading Light by Mark Mehaffey


    The glow of light creates warm ambiance…

  • Summer Wheat by Mark Mehaffey


    Bright & inviting is “Summer Wheat” by Mark Mehaffey.

  • The Beauty of a Gray Day by Mark Mehaffey


    Subtle tones set this painting off…

  • Through the Mist by Mark Mehaffey


    The peacefulness of a misty day…

  • Top of the Morning by Mark Mehaffey


    Joyful interplay of color creates a feeling of celebration…

  • Winter Glow by Mark Mehaffey


    Feel the warm sun aglow the majestic winter trees…

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