Lightnin' Hopkins (wearing Heino's sweater): an excerpt, 2008
Oil on linen, 50cm X 60cm
courtesy of the artist
Mark Neufeld is a Vancouver based painter and occasional sculptor, who in 2005 was chosen as the first inaugural recipient of the Joseph Plaskett Award—an award created to support an artist for a year in Europe. Neufeld’s work has been exhibited in Canada, the U.S., Norway and Germany. He holds a BFA from Emily Carr University, and completed his MFA at the University of Victoria in 2005.