Painting mountains, rocks and streams
Mark Hafeman is an Angeles oil painter who specializes in oil paintings of Los Angeles. Mark founded TULARIVA—Tuesday Los Angeles River Art for display of oil paintings in galleries in Los Angeles. He has been a professional oil painter in Los Angeles for many years and has an art studio in Los Angeles and an art studio in Ventura, California. He offers oil painting classes in Los Angeles. He has displayed in many Los Angeles fine art galleries including Descanso, LAAA, San Gabriel. Segil, Saga, and others. He specializes in plein air oil paintings and is part of the heritage of the California Art Movement.
Mark is an award winning third generation oil painter whose mother was a portrait artist. This year he won an Award of Merit from the Buenaventura Gallery where he is also the treasurer. He won a Purchase award from Cheyenne, Wyoming. He is a member of the California Art Club, Plein Air Artists Colorado and Plein Air Painters of Sante Fe.
His work has shown nationally at the Monroe Symphony Art Auction in Louisiana. It has shown at the International Arts in Harmony show in Minnesota. He currently serves as Treasurer of the Buenaventura Art Association, the oldest art association in California.
This was done with a group of artists in the spring when the aloes were beginning to bloom. These are unique and beautiful plants that have an unusual shape. Not only is aloe good for your skin, the plant is beautiful to look at when blooming.
This is a painting representing a hidden house on the top of the hill
This is a painting of flowers in a vase.
This was painted in Fillmore between two hills
This is a painting of El Matador Beach in Malibu
Oil painting on canvas representing flowers at the Descanso Garden
This was painted at the Loveland Mesa in Colorado
This was painted near the Colorado river
This was painted on a Tuesday with the TULARIVA group. This painting is representing the Rattlesnake Bridge in Los Angeles
This was painted in the lovely Loveland valley in Colorado
This was painted in the Glendale hills during fall