Mark Schaller was born in Hamburg, West Germany in 1962
and lives and works in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
He studied fine arts (Painting) at the Victorian College
of the Arts and was a founding member of the famous Roar Studios
collective in the early 1980s. Their interest in Expressionism
and Primitivism shows in Mark's ongoing art journey.
His style conjures landscapes, shapes, figures, and forms all
with a fluid linework. He expresses his themes in bold striking
and often vibrant colour.
He is proficient in a variety of mediums including
painting, sculpture, glass, ceramics and printmaking.
He has exhibited successfully both solo and group since 1982.
His work appears in Artbank, National Gallery of Australia,
Canberra, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, LaTrobe
University, Bundoora, Tasmanian College of Advanced Education,
Launceston,and various private collections. Mark has represented
Australia at the Australian Embassy in Singapore and Tokyo.
Mark Schaller is one of Australia’s boldest, most respected
and successful artists.