This weekend is my SF Open Studio at Fort Mason. This year I’m in the first building, the one-story Conference Center, in the MARINA ROOM. It’s directly after the huge first space, and directly accessible from outside by the second entrance (see vertical arrow on announcement). Easy access, lots of new work. Hope you can make it :-). I’ll also be taking names for a FREE PAINTING GIVEAWAY this year.

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This Weekend October 19-20 is my 2013 Fall Open Studio at the Fort Mason Gatehouse in S.F., sharing with three other artists. I will be taking final signups for my 2013 FREE PAINTING giveaway.

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2013 Alameda FBCA Workshop JpSeptember 21-22, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Alameda, CA, home of the annual FBCA Plein Air Paint Out (PaPo): Mark teaches his traditional Craftsman-style approach to painting outdoors among the many picturesque, historic sights of Alameda, from marine to architectural.

Or Call: 510-523-6957, Frank Bette Center for the Arts.

Check out my June show at Benicia Plein Air Gallery in historic Benicia, CA. Enter to win a FREE PAINTING at the Reception: Sat., June 8th, 2013, 5pm-7pm, at 307 First St., Benicia. Show runs from June 6 through 30. Open Thur.-Sun., 12-6pm; www.BeniciaPleinAir.com

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I’ll be hosting a workshop through Arts Benicia in my traditional Craftsman style this weekend, April 27-28, 2013. Sign up through Arts Benicia.org > Classes. Scroll down to Plein Air Workshop, Traditional.2013-4-27--28 AB Workshop-Jpeg

My Painting, “California and Broadway”, 14″ x 11″, Oil, received First Place from the judge, artist Will Maller, and the 2012 Paint Burlingame. I was attracted to the scene by the splash of light on the corner cafe at the foot of town, graced by the beautiful tree at left.

I had the good fortune to win First Place, Artists’ Choice, and Third Place People’s Choice for my paintings, “Niles Creek View”, 16″ x 12″, Oil, at this years’s Fremont Art Assoc. Paintout in September, 2012.