About the Artist

Marc Taro Holmes Marc graduated from the Alberta College of Art and Design (1986) with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, leading directly to a twenty-year career in video game development with studios such as Disney, Microsoft and Electronic Arts.

Today, at long last, he is a full-time painter.

In between, Marc was a founding board member of the non-profit UrbanSketchers.org, a social network for reportage drawing and travel sketching. He was an active correspondent. fundraiser, and workshop instructor for a ten-year period, authoring two art instructional books The Urban Sketcher and Direct Watercolor. Marc’s educational blog about integrating drawing and painting in your daily life is archived at CitizenSketcher.com.

Marc is an elected member the Society of Canadian Artists (2019) and the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolor (2016).