Laguë has developed an international reputation and has
won numerous awards both in his native Canada and in the United
"A dedicated painter of light, Mark Laguë was born
in Lachine, Quebec in 1964. Mark has had a fascination with drawing
since childhood, a skill he practices constantly, even to this
day. Upon graduation from Concordia University in Design, Mark
embarked on a 13-year career in the animation industry, working
primarily as a background designer and art director. During this
time, despite working full time, Mark began receiving international
acclaim for his watercolor paintings through competitions, juried
shows, and solo exhibitions.
In 2000 Mark switched to oil as his primary medium, and in 2002
made the jump to full time painter. Mark is a realist, open to
virtually all subject matter.
What keeps him excited about painting is his endless quest to
simplify and get to the essence of whatever