“You cannot be an ‘Earthling’..! When one sits back and ‘sees’ with-their-eyes the magnificence you’ve created, it’s the works of a Leonardo Da Vinci and yes: Michelangelo! TRULY AMAZING! Bravissimo Mark. Jo Lee Mascioli – Mansell, Founder & Editor, Jo Lee Magazine
Mark, thank you for creating such a beautiful award, your art pieces have a life and depth to them that is beautiful to look at and inspiring as well – makes me want to get out and do some art. Thank you for sharing yours with me. Jeff Bridges, Oscar Winning Hollywood Actor & Director, commenting on receiving the 2000 Raul Julia Global Citizen Award, Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles
Mark is an extraordinary talent. He has an ability of understanding the soul of a company quickly and expresses it with striking clarity and impact in the beautiful sculpture he produces. The visual concept he created for us was stunning capturing the symbolic meaning and global aspirations of our business. We have been able to use the art to gain better commitment from our divisions worldwide. Dr. Derek Cornthwaite, Former President & CEO, Diversey Corporation, Presidents’ Challenge Award
Thank you for creating the fabulous trophy for the Rogers Cup, I know that everyone appreciates the quality and extraordinary design of the piece. Robert (Bob) Moffat, Former President & CEO, Tennis Canada
Your work is elegant and impeccable. Merel Poloway Julia, (wife of the late actor Raul Julia) commenting on the 1999 Raul Julia Global Citizen Award presented to Susan Sarandon, Beverly Hills Hotel, Los Angeles
Thank you for all your kindness in providing the golf trophy for the Marvelle Koffler Golf Tournament – it’s a treasure to us! Marvelle Koffler, Founder, Marvelle Koffler Breast Centre, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto
Over the past few years Mark has created and designed several very different works of art for me. He is an artist extraordinaire. His finished work is flawless and of striking beauty and clarity. He is truly a unique and talented artist in crystal sculpture. The late Edward M. Bronfman, Former Chairman, Brookfield Asset Management (formerly Edper Group)
I’m writing to tell you how absolutely blown away I was when I opened the box containing that unique glass. You seem to have captured all my loves in one piece of glass – quite an achievement. Steve Paikin, The Agenda, TVO, Toronto
Mark, the truly magnificent sculpture you so ably designed and crafted was one of the highlights of marking an important milestone in the Bank’s history. Your art form and and talent is truly unique. Matthew W. Barrett, Former Chairman, Bank of Montreal and Barclays Bank PLC, U.K.
Thank you so much for designing the beautiful award for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction. The simplicity of your design is testament to the thought and hard work which goes into the work of all artists. The Hon. Hilary M. Weston, CM, O’Ont
Mark’s glass wall installation “A View To Our Heritage” allowed us to enhance our beautiful library which is designed to encourage an openness to knowledge, and reminds us of the world beyond science and of the vastness and openness of our Canadian heritage. Dr. John Kelton, Dean and Vice-President, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
I was stopped in my tracks by a stunning piece of crystal by Mark Raynes Roberts. There is a very fine line separating much crystal art; but this is the real thing. Christopher Buckley, Editor, Forbes FYI Magazine and Author, New York, N.Y. (Asprey, New York Exhibition)
Mark, it was good seeing you at the LUXURY Magazine event and I love the award. It’s an outstanding piece of work! George Cohon, Former Chairman, MacDonald’s Restaurants of Canada Ltd.
Thank you for your creativity and flawless execution. It is not often that I have had the pleasure of working with someone who understood exactly what was needed and then delivered a final product that far exceeded even my exceptionally high standards. Daniel Gladis, Vice-President, Roche Pharmacueticals Inc. U.S.A. (commenting on the sculpture for retiring Chairman, Mr. Patrick Zenner, Rainbow Room, Rockefeller Centre, New York.)
Very rarely in business do you find a unique individual like Mark. He has a well balanced creative and business minded vision. A true professional. Bill Banham Founder, Momentum Group Global and Former President, Virgin Records Canada