Marc R. Hanson, O.P.A.M. (born 1955) ~ www.marchansonart.com
Having grown up in a military family, Marc’s youth was spent on the move. He was born in Oxnard, California but his geographical resume soon included Alaska, Florida, Arkansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Norway. He studied illustration at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and currently lives in Tybee Island, GA.
“I have pursued a career as a painter for many years now. Along the way my methods, materials and focus have evolved. A naturalist at heart, the landscape is the perfect vehicle for expressing the joy I have for the world that surrounds me.”
He is a Master Signature Member O.P.A.M., and a Signature Member of P.A.P.S.E.
Some recent awards~
~ OPA National Exhibition Award of Excellence~ in 2000, 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011. ~ NOAPS 2018 International Exhibition ~ Best of Show
~ NOAPS 2017 International Exhibition ~ Third Place Award
~ OPA Salon Show ~ Bronze Medal Master Signature Division 2018
~ OPA Regional Exhibition ~ Gold Medal Master Signature Division 2017
~ OPA Regional Exhibition ~ Silver Medal Master Signature Division 2017
~ Oil Painters of America ~ Master Signature Member Status (OPAM) 2016
~OPA National Exhibition ~ Bronze Medal 2011
Marc’s work is represented by Addison Art Gallery,MA ~ Anderson Fine Art Gallery,SC ~ Crown Gallery,NC ~ Elizabeth Pollie Fine Art,MI ~ Leipers Creek Gallery,TN ~ Mission Gallery,UT ~ Mockingbird Gallery,OR ~ Reinert Fine Art, SC and RS Hanna Gallery, TX.