Mark is a photographer and educator. He is a Specialist Professor of Art & Design at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. He has also taught at Hunter College and San Francisco State University. He received an M.F.A. in Photography from the City University of New York at Hunter College and a BA in Philosophy from Monmouth University with additonal studies at Villanova University and Parsons School of Design.
He has worked professionally as a documentary photographer for over twenty-five years. Selected clients have included ABC News-Nightline, Der Spiegel, Focus, In These Times, Mother Jones, Newsweek, The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Utne Reader, and Vanity Fair.
He has completed commissions for Amnesty International, Apple, Environmental Defense Fund, Ford Foundation, People for the American Way, The Russell Byers Foundation and Solebury Township Land Preservation Program among others.
Mark is a 2018 recipient of an Individual Fellowship for Photography from the New Jersey Council on the Arts, a 2016 Puffin Foundation Grant for Photography, a 2016 Urban Coast Institute Research Grant and a 2015 recipient of a Grant in Aid of Creativity from Monmouth University. Recent exhibitions including his work have been at the Princeton Public Library, Hamilton and Aaronson Gallery-University of the Arts, Photography Resource Center-Boston University and Ice House Gallery-Monmouth University.