Marko Shuhan was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1962. Throughout his formative years, he was exposed to the vast artistic culture of New York City and was surrounded by beautiful art, vivid murals, and unique styles of expression everywhere. Art is a journey for me notes Marko as he describes his approach to painting. Most of my painting is done subconsciously, through daydreaming or contemplating metaphysical concepts as he attempts to push the envelope using pigment as a drawing tool.Working primarily in oil-based paints, Marko’s abstract paintings have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in New York, Philadelphia, Chicago and Santa Fe and at the Garrison Art Center, The Pearl, Coffey, Katonah Museum, Goliath Visual Space, Zorya Fine Art, Woodstock Artists Association, Ukrainian Institute of Art, and the Times Warner Building in NYC. Marko earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York, and completed additional technical training in a comprehensive encaustics workshop at R & F Paints in Kingston, NY. Marko maintains art studios in Accord and Woodstock, NY. He also works in the Studio Arts program at Bard College.