ABOUT THIS ARTIST
Mark Green, Artist/Owner
Mark Green is a professional published artist who has worked for and with organizations such as the Audubon Zoo, the Aquarium of the Americas and the Greater New Orleans Tourist Commission. Additionally doing illustration work for several rag publications such as Pro Dive News and Lines and Leisures while living and working out of New Orleans, Louisiana.
He was always actively drawing, painting and sketching through childhood and into his teens. He worked at various freelance illustration jobs earlier in life, but pursuing artistry as a career didn't start until after honorably departing the Navy as a Deep Sea Diver at the age of 26 where he started commercial dive work in underwater construction out of New Orleans.
He began working with pencil, pen and ink illustrating ships, oil rigs, crew boats and aquatic sea life in his off time. Later he expanded working with acrylics, water color and gouache medias producing his own art while acquiring several commissions.
He later moved on expanding his creativity and talent working in the sign and fiber optic lighting industries.
He has since relocated to Homosassa, Florida where he has resumed his art career in illustration additionally working into metal and glass sculpturing.