Mark Olsen

Treasured by first time buyers and collectors alike,
Mark paints expressive oil portraits of quirky characters,with
textures and contours that compel you to reach out for
the surface.Mark infuses his subjects with inner light so
their personality shines from the canvas, inviting the
viewer into the characters’ imaginary world. Mark was a
finalist in the 2004/2006/2008 biannual New Zealand
Portrait Gallery Awards and the 2003 Wallace Art Awards.
He was invited to hold a solo exhibition atthe prestigious
Mall Galleries in London in February 2004 and his works
hang in many private collections in New Zealand, Australia,
UK and the US.