Born in Des Moines, Iowa Mark Arian
has a natural artistic talent and is full of observation and realism. He is a Romantic Realist Painter with expansive use of color variations, beautiful use of light and shadow with magical, breathe taking realism, memorization and life. His works are combination of drama, romance and spirituality.
Apart from creating beautiful paintings, Mark has also created the stunning murals in the Palace of Gold which is the largest and most popular tourist attraction in West Virginia. Has is also commissioned by the State of West Virginia to paint 20 foot murals for Wheeling Civic center.