For the past 34 years, Mark has shared his techniques in demonstrations, workshops and classes throughout Western Canada and overseas. Since 1986, he and his father and sister Caren have hosted painting tours in Europe, Asia and North America. Their very different styles, subjects and approaches have provided a rich experience for their students and a unique aesthetic texture for their fellow travellers.
Mark is currently presenting a series seminars entitled "Oil and Water" hosted by various art collectives and organizations. Mark has also been on staff as a painting instructor at Vancouver Community College, the Vancouver School Board, and the Burnaby School Board.
The Ghadban Family Support Group, sponsoring a refugee family from Syria
Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island (formerly the Queen Alexandra Foundation for Children and Families)
The Help Fill a Dream Foundation
Sail and Life Training Society (SALTS)
The Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Big Brothers, Big Sisters, Victoria
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
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