Lemont Center for the Arts

To enrich the cultural landscape of Lemont by fostering the production and appreciation of the arts.

Gene Mark – Artist of the Month, February 2016

Gene Mark an artist of photography, was born and raised at Baltic Sea in Lithuania. Ever since high school, photography was part of her life. At first, photography was a leisurely pastime and hobby that brightened the prosaic day to day life of a chemical engineer. With time, the hobby grew into a serious endeavor. The artist was fascinated by the ability to emphasize details through photography. Through these accents she expresses the main idea of the art piece.

Upon arrival in the United States two decades ago, Gene Mark continued her passion depicting in her art the most subtle elements of the surrounding nature. She has become more proficient in her work and her interest in macro photography lead her to look for answers at professional level while studying at New York Institute of Photography https://www.nyip.edu/  and exploring literature of notable authorities.

Gene Mark pursues her dream practicing and experimenting with available technology to enhance the quality of her photography with perfect light, warmth, and exceptional maturity. Critics and those appreciating the Art of Photography give acclaim to Gene Mark’s cards and artistic photography. Exquisite, rich, and at the same time surprisingly warm works of art adorn homes, enliven offices, and are widely recommended by interior designers.

Gene Mark award-winning photography has been used by Kane Boss Production during the filming of “Boss” – A STARZ Original TV series starring Kelsey Grammer.

Gene Mark and her family reside in Lemont, Illinois. She actively exhibits her art locally and internationally in solo and group shows. She is a member of the Lemont Artists Guild.


For more information go to http://www.fieldprints.com/ or contact Gene via email at fieldprints@yahoo.com


Female Cardinal





Poppy Bud


Rose Petal


Spring Abstract


The Alley



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This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency.