Florida Landscape Artist Jackie Brice and Artist Mark "Mazz" Mazzarella. May 2010. "Jackie is a nice person and one of the Best Florida artists around. She taught me a few things including: paint mixing color techniques & some tips which she learned from her teacher,Beanie Backus".
AE Backus. Mazz considers Beanie Backus to be the Greatest Florida Landscape Painter. Mazz used to visit him during the 1980's. "I was always amazed and awed by his wonderful paintings & talent. I often reflect upon the visits to his house,his kindness and meeting many friendly people there".
Florida Artists Sam Newton & Mazz in Sanford, Florida, Oct 24th 2009 (Sam created a painting at the Womans Club of Sanford)
Florida Landscape Artist Mark "Mazz" Mazzarella & Legendary Artist Sam Newton. March 11th 2007 ("Being a Fan of AE Backus, Harold Newton & Sam Newton, It's always a pleasure to see Sam & It's always enjoyable to paint with Sam Newton." Painting by Mazz)
Florida Landscape Artist Mark "Mazz" Mazzarella & Legendary Artist Sam Newton. March 11th 2007
Oct. 29 2006. Famous Florida Landscape Artist Sam Newton & Florida Artist Mazz. "although I've been painting for over 20 yrs, I always learn something new from the very Talented Sam Newton."
Florida Landscape artist Sam Newton & Mazz (Mark Mazzarella). (Painting by Mazz) August 27th 2006.
Artist Sam Newton and Mazz. "I learned advanced palette knife techiques from Sam Newton which complement my style nicely. I enjoy painting with the Sam Newton" July 30th 2006
Sam Newton and Mazz. "I've always been a Fan of Harold Newton and Sam Newton Paintings. I've learned several advanced knife techiques from Sam Newton which complement my style nicely. I always enjoy painting with Sam Newton" (Painting by Mazz, July 30th 2006)
Highwaymen Robert & Mazz. "It's always a pleasure seeing RL Lewis and it was fun painting together"
Famous Florida Landscape artist Sam Newton & Mark Mazzarella. (Painting by Mazz) August 27th 2006.
Highwaymen Robert Lewis & Mark Mazzarella. "It's always a pleasure seeing RL Lewis, it was fun painting together"
Highwaymen Willie Reagan & Highwaymen James Gibson, with Artist Mark 'Mazz' Mazzarella "It's always a pleasure meeting these wonderful, talented artists and viewing the beaufiful art they've created"
Florida Artist Mazz & Highwaymen Isaac Knight. "It's wonderful to see these talented artists and the beautiful art they've created"
"Broken Neck Stops Florida Artist' Mazz's 2nd Spinal Surgery, March 2001. (After 3 months the Cast/Hard Collar is temporarily removed). After months/year of recuperation, Mazz has regained most of the feeling back in his painting hand and now paints on a limited basis.
(2 major spinal surgieries on Vertebra C2,3,4,5,6,7 & T1 front of neck and back of neck, to rebuild his entire cervical spinal column with plates/screws & bone transplants, laminectomies, expansive open-door laminoplasty, spinal cord decompression).
Feb 2006 (paintings by Florida Artist Mark 'Mazz' Mazzarella, drying & curing. St. Lucie, FL)