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Art Under the Umbrellas Artist Spotlight: Mark Stephenson

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Mark Stephenson

Sky Valley photographer Mark Stephenson is on a real winning streak. So far, he has won five major awards in 2010, having scored another eight in 2009 for his exceptionally specialized photographs. Below is a complete listing of these awards:

Best Display (2010): Affaire in the Gardens (Fall), Beverly Hills, CA

Best of Photography (2010): Cantigny Art Festival, Wheaton, IL

Best of Photography (2010): Lincolnshire Art Festival, Chicago, IL

Best of Show: Photography (2010): The Woodlands Waterway Art Festival, Woodlands, TX

Colorgraphix Award (2010): Palm Springs Art Museum Artist Council Members Juried Exhibition

Benchmark Award (2009): Art In The High Desert, Bend, OR

Artist Award (2009): Salem Art Fair, Salem, OR

Invitational Award (2009): Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI

Third Place Award (2009): Affaire in the Gardens (Spring), Beverly Hills, CA

First Place Award (2009): Indian Wells Arts Festival, Tennis Garden, Indian Wells, CA

Third Place Award (2009): Bayou City Arts Festival Spring 2009, Houston, TX – This award not in category, but of all artists in the show!

Award of Merit (2009): La Quinta Arts Festival 2009, La Quinta, CA

Award of Merit (2009): Southwest Arts Festival 2009, Indio, CA. Just one Award of Merit given in each category!

 Mark will be an exhibiting artist at Art Under the Umbrellas shows November 6th and 27th and will be showing his most recent Golden Oasis Series #8046:  pigment inkjet on clear emulsion over gold metallic acrylic on canvas, wrapped, floater framed.

Additional photography by Mark Stephenson can be viewed at LQAF’s Online Gallery.