Mark Balma is active/lives in Minnesota, Kansas / Italy. Mark Balma is known for classical portrait, landscape, still life and social commentary painting.
Biography Mark Balma
Mark Balma, born in Wichita, Kansas is classical realist painter who incorporates techniques of the early Renaissance into portraits, fresco murals and studio works. He creates works in an early Renaissance technique pioneered by Leonardo
da Vinci. His oil paintings are composed of many layers of hand-ground
paint superimposed upon each other in a secret mixture of essential
oils and resin. The result is an exceptional depth and richness of color
that complements the soul and character of the painting.
His studio works reflect a diversity of images, including spiritual and classical themes, social commentaries, landscapes, and still life. He works in egg tempera, watercolor, oil, and fresco, and has maintained
studios in Fl
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