Some of Mark's original works of art have found their way into the private collections of some of the world's top athletes and celebrities. Mark takes great honor and pride in knowing that his work is owned by some of the talented individuals he looks up to. Below is a collection of photos and stories of some of those people who now own a Mark Kannell original.
In 2015, Mark was commissioned by Jeff Rosenberg of TriStar Productions, Brady's exclusive memorabilia agency, to create two painted jerseys of Brady. One of the jerseys was given to Tom who now owns an original painted jersey by Mark.
In 2017, Shaq become the owner of one of Mark's original painted jerseys.
In 2014, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera saw Mark's work at an autograph appearance and commissioned Mark for an original hand painted jersey for himself. Mark was able to meet up with Mariano after it was complete to personally deliver it to him.
In 2020, soccer star Carli Lloyd bought Mark's hand painted Kobe Bryant jersey for her personal collection. The jersey was framed along with a photo of Carli and Kobe, game tickets, and a pair of Kobe sneakers. Mark had the opportunity to personally deliver the jersey to her home.
In 2021, Mark was commissioned by one of Aaron's teammates on the Green Bay Packers to create an original painting of him on a jersey. The painting was given to Aaron as a gift.
In 2021, Mark was commissioned by one of Davante's teammates on the Green Bay Packers to create an original painting of him on a jersey. The painting was given to Davante as a gift.
In 2021, Mark was commissioned by the New England Patriots to create a hand painted football of J.C. Jackson. The ball was given to J.C. as a gift by the Patriots and the video of him receiving the football was posted on the Patriots' social media pages.
Mark was commissioned by Gil to paint 32 different jerseys for his personal collection.
Mark's first ever painted jersey is owned by former New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias. Since then, Patrik has had a few more of Mark's paintings added to his collection.
In 2010, Mark was commissioned to paint a jersey for New Jersey Devils forward Travis Zajac.
In 2018, Mark presented a drawing to Camille who now owns a few of Mark's original drawings.