Mark Vallen

Mark Vallen is a realist painter and printmaker who is dedicated to the creation of a socially conscious art for our times. He lives and works in Los Angeles, California, where he publishes Art For A Change, a self-written blog that examines the intersection between art and politics.

Articles by this author

Views
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
In Defense of Art & Artists
On August 6, 2015, a highly praised public mural funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities was defaced by a vandal or vandals. Unashamedly, a leading left-wing activist wrote a vile article celebrating the willful destruction of the artwork...
Read more