Mark Lewis was born in Akron, Ohio, in 1958; raised in Charter Oak, California.He was educated at Citrus College in Glendora, California and Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California. Marks’ career path has certainly been an eventful one. After serving honorably in the United States Navy he returned to open three Vocational Schools in Covina, Califorina, Orange, California and Cerritos, California. Mark then delved into the performing arts. He spent years as a successful actor, appearing in numerous movies and television programs. Ultimately turning his focus to painting, Mark brought his expansive life adventures, raw talent and inspiration to the canvas, for he instills an immense beauty and creativity in the work that flows from his pallette. He achieves that rare feat among artists of creating an unspoken dialog between artist and viewer in his work. Lewis’ paintings have been exhibited in numerous galleries throughout the U.S.