Jim Markle

A Signature Member of the PSA and Master Member of the Great Lakes Plein Air Painters Assn. Jim travels, teaches and paints ‘en plein air’ throughout the world.  The recipient of numerous national art awards and past president of Great Lakes Pastel Society and Grand Valley Artists. 

The Jim Markle Pastel Easelbox was invented for pastel plein air artists to use in the field.  Great American Art Works markets a “Jim Markle” set of pastels.  His work is frequently published in art magazines and books and he has written articles for many national and international art publications.  His work is represented in museum, hospital, corporate and private collections throughout America, Canada, Europe and the Far East.

Galleries: www.grandgallery.com, lansingartgallery.org.

Jim's Website  


fallasburg Schoolhouse

The Steps - Pastel

little dix

Little Dix Point - Pastel

martin's gate

Martin's Gate - Pastel






the steps

Fallasburg Schoolhouse- Pastel

painting 2

White River Light - Pastel