Mark Gottsegen, professor of painting in the Art Department from 1976 to 2007 died peacefully in his home in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, on Sept. 24, 2013.
Gottsegen was a fine arts painter and specialist in art materials and practices. His studio manual “The Painter’s Handbook,” first published in 1993, is still a staple reference tool for artists nationwide. He was also the founder of AMIEN, an online source of factual information about artists’ materials and practices.
His children, Katherine (UNCG ’14) and Sam, along with their mother, Emilie Gottsegen, will host a memorial celebration of their father’s life in the lobby of the Gatewood Studio Arts Building on campus on Oct. 19, 2013, at 4 p.m.