Mark Farina resides in Pacific Grove, where he finds inspiration for his plein air
paintings in the surrounding areas of the Monterey Peninsula. Mark teaches
painting as well as attending painting sessions in the artistic climate of Carmel and Carmel Valley. He attended Florida State University. Mark has quite a collection of awards and honors as well as being accepted in innumerable juried shows. He
belongs to the prestigious Carmel Art Association.
Mark is a traditionalist, following in the footsteps of the early California artists. He paints in both watercolor and oil with an impressionistic flair. Though his first choice of subjects is plein air, he also is equally adept in figurative and still life subjects.
His work is sought after and held by collectors throughout the U.S.