Mark Bettis of the River Arts District in Asheville discusses his work

Mark Bettis discusses his art in artGuide Magazine's February Artist Intros Section

Mark Bettis

Asheville, North Carolina

Mark Bettis went from art director to artist. After 20 years in the advertising field he is living his dream of just painting.  He started in a small 200 square foot studio in the River Arts District in Asheville and now has a large gallery and studio on the first floor of the Wedge building.  

Mark paints daily and also manages the gallery from behind his painting table, talking with customers and going over his process.  

He now carries over five artist other than himself and business is great.  Throughout the year he also teaches workshops and has openings in various galleries across the country.

Visit Mark at 123 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC. and