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Showcasing Mark Exton Art

Showcasing Mark Exton Art

Showcasing Mark Exton ArtShowcasing Mark Exton ArtShowcasing Mark Exton Art

About Me

My Background

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 I am creative to my core being a classically trained Chef, (knowing I wanted to be a Chef from the age of 8). I love creating new ways of using ingredients, to adapt a recipe and with this ability to create has enabled my art to florish. I am an introvert, so it is a joy to be expressive, to let my inner emotions flow and to let my art shout for me. Art is my voice to the world. Since 2009 I haven't stopped painting or creating, my mind continues to see colors and shapes and I develop these images into my own style of art.I love the surprise when a new abstract artwork takes shape in my mind. My favorite time of day is in my studio.

I simply love art.

My Medium

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I use many different mediums, such as acrylics, wood, metal and paper.. I live beside a Lake in Charlotte, NC and one of the benefits is the abundance of driftwood I get to store and use. I love working with different mediums experimenting with the artistic process. Each idea manifests in its own individual style.

My Inspiration

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 My father in law Brian Richardson, an artist in England is my greatest influence. He first encouraged me to make my mark on a blank canvas. I can still recall that day, the first splatter of paint the shear enjoyment of creating art. My inspiration for art comes from the world around me and ultimately within me. I love to create from the images my mind captures, visions of color and shapes. In my work I like to explore, to experiment, to take risks and to enjoy the "what happens if I do this"...sometimes it works sometimes it doesn't, but when it does ...Wow!