Mark Kohler has spent 25 years chronicling the American West. “I want to document the independent spirit, pride, and vision of the American West. We have a rich and unique history, and it is worthy of preservation.”
Mark’s work is in private and corporate collections across our nation, and his collectors can be found in countries throughout the world. He has won awards from the Cowboy Artists of America, the Phippen Museum of Western Art, and has been featured in Southwest Art, Western Art Collector, Art of the West, Western Horseman, Art & Architecture, and various other publications.
He had self-published two coffee-table books, titled Mark Kohler: Working Cowboys and Mark Kohler: Going West. His work has also illustrated a cowboy cookbook, titled Cow Country Cooking, written by Kathy McCraine. This book was awarded the Will Rogers 2011 Medallion Award for “Best cookbook”. Most recently, Mark’s work was featured in Horses In The American West, a book published by Texas A&M University Press and authored by Dr. Heidi Brady and Dr. Scott White.
Mark has a growing clientele seeking his commissioned work. He is gaining a reputation for creating timeless family memories through his classic portraits. After 25 years as a professional artist, Mark continues to grow in his passion for creating art that touches the human soul and spirit. “