Friday, May 22, 2015

"Braemhor" (Ravine Avenue House) - Wyckoff, NJ

First stage of underpainting underway.

I have submitted these paintings for the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Fellowship program for 2016.  This organization awards grants between $7000 - $12,000 per artist selected, so I have my fingers crossed that I am chosen.

I have 19 paintings listed on 1stDibs for sale now, as well as 20 on Amazon.

Finally, the press release for the Summit Medical Group show:



WYCKOFF, NJ (May 2015)- “New Jersey & Summit Medical Group, Perfect Together,” an art exhibit showcasing New Jersey-based creators working in various media will feature several paintings from Bergen County painter Mark Oberndorf. 
Oberndorf’s work is renowned for his depiction of local New Jersey landmarks.  The exhibit’s opening will be held at the main campus of Summit Medical Group in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey on May 15th from 5-8PM and will feature live music and artisan goods from the Garden State.  The public is invited to attend.
“I am so pleased to have my work featured in a show like this celebrating the creativity which is thriving in New Jersey today,” says Oberndorf.   The artist’s oil-on-linen works have caught the attention of curators and collectors for their level of detail and distinctive color palette. 
“There is a certain kind of quaintness in New Jersey’s neighborhood landmarks that I try to capture in my work to preserve for future generations.  Shows like this allow citizens throughout the state to relive happy memories of times spent at these special locations,” continues Oberndorf.  The show runs through the fall.
Mark Oberndorf Fine Art

A New Jersey native, Mark Oberndorf’s work is featured in museums and private collections alike.  His work is currently offered at galleries in the United States and Europe and by commission.  His works can be viewed at The Westwood Gallery, in Westwood, NJ, Plus One Gallery in London, The Fritz Behnke Historical Museum in Paramus, NJ, Lambert Castle Museum in Paterson, NJ and The Middlesex County Museum in Piscataway, NJ.

Friday, May 08, 2015

Ferry Heights House - Fair Lawn, NJ

Completed painting.
Oil on linen.
8"x 12"

The opening and reception for the Summit Medical Group show is Friday, May 15 from 5 - 8 PM.

I have a dealer in Boca Raton, FL. who is now listing some of my work on Amazon and

My next commissioned painting is of one of the most beautiful homes in Wyckoff.  I'll be starting on this one tomorrow.  It is located right down the street from my house, and I have been wanting to do a painting of this home since we have been living here.

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