Mark Grasso is an American artist who was born and raised in the Northeast, Mark has always been drawn to the mountains, lakes and ocean. He is inspired by the natural surroundings and captures the serenity and magnificence of his special moments with nature. Whether it’s majestic mountains, reflections in a lake, the colors of autumn or a wildlife moment, Mark’s goal is to share “the moment” through pastel, oil, and acrylic paintings.

Mark started oil painting in 1983 while living in Louisiana and Texas. He is continuously improving his skills and knowledge through studying with various artists and has expanded his painting skills by delving into acrylics and pastels. He found that his engineering background combined with his love of nature and art give him a unique perspective and expression through his contemporary realist paintings that capture the light, feeling and emotion of the moment.