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Artist Mark Saenger


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Biography


An independent artist and a charismatic teacher, Mark Saenger holds landscape (and more!) painting private lessons and classes around New Jersey and remotely nationwide. His classes are a hit with students!
The hit HBO show, “The Sopranos” requested that his art be featured in the 2001 season. His art has made appearances in numerous shows and is a member of various art associations. He aspires to maintain the respect and friendship of his peers in the art world.
 
A professor, also known as the TV paint-along artist, fascinated Mark. The professor's name: Bob Ross. Upon taking a workshop with this popular personality, he found to both his disappointment and his benefit that nothing which looks so easy could be achieved without commitment and skill. From thereon, he began a rigorous study of the principles of art, having to spend long hours behind the easel and miles of canvas. He has studied with some of the most notable landscape artists of our time.
 Since 2003, Mark Saenger continues to conduct plein air painting private lessons and art classes in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. More recently, online throughout the USA. Saenger enjoys helping beginners and intermediate artists get on the road to success, like his mentors had done for him.Saenger’s artistic goal is not only to stop time and capture a certain light effect or condition, but to ensure that the viewer can feel the warm glow of the sunset or the bitter cold of winter in his paintings.
 
Mark is a recipient of various awards, including the prestigious Copper Beech Foundation Award, from the Art Institute's 26th Annual Juried Art Show. Mark is pictured above with the winning painting, The Canal in Winter. Mark has also been selected for the BoldBrush Fave 15% on 19 different occasions over the course of almost 10 years! This honor signifies that his [...]

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