People are the most exciting creatures on the planet. The ability to write “real man”, to show his personality, emotions, and attitude is a joyful experience
Mark Goodson – American artist. He was born in Ogden, Utah, in 1957. In 2007 he received a bachelor’s degree from Weber State University. Then he received his master’s degree from the famous Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
His work has been exhibited throughout the United States and is part of many private and public collections in the US, Canada, and Italy. He is represented in the Meyer Gallery in Park City, UT and currently has his own gallery/studio in Huntsville, Utah, where he lives with his wife and daughter.
The greatest influence on his work was provided by paintings by William Bouguereau, John Singer Sargent, Carl Heinrich Bloch, Norman Rockwell, Gilbert Stewart, Thomas Eakins and works by earlier masters such as Rembrandt Harmens van Rijn and Michelangelo Buonarroti.
“A multi-faceted artist, Mark likes to draw on various topics, yet he feels most confident in painting people because he believes that:” People are the most exciting creatures on the planet. The ability to write a “real man”, to show his personality, emotions, and attitude is a joyful experience. ”