Mark is a photographer living in Lambertville, New Jersey. In addition to commissioned and self-initiated projects, he teaches photography full-time as a Specialist Professor at Monmouth University in the Department of Art & Design. He received an MFA in Studio Art from Hunter College. As an undergraduate he studied philosophy and art at Villanova University, Parsons School of Design and Monmouth University. He has been on the faculty at Hunter College, San Francisco State University and taught workshops at Printmaking Center of New Jersey, and Olden Photography Workshops.
He was a member of Impact Visuals (1987-2000) working in Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, Iraq, Jordan, Nicaragua and the United States. A select list of editorial clients includes The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News, Time, Newsweek, Der Spiegel, Focus, Unte Reader, In These Times, Mother Jones, Vanity Fair, The Chronicle of Higher Education and ABC News-Nightline.
His photography has been exhibited at the Photographic Resource Center-Boston University, Noyes Museum of Art-Stockton College, Monmouth University-DiMattio Gallery & Ice House Gallery, Trenton City Museum at Ellarslie Mansion, Riverrun Gallery and the former DFN Gallery in New York. His work is commissioned and supported by foundations, private individuals and university grants. His work explores the way in which social and political forces affect our daily lives. He is a recent recipient of a Puffin Foundation Grant for Photography and an Urban Coast Institute Grant.
A partial client list includes Apple Computer, Environmental Defense Fund, The Russell Byers Foundation, Johnson & Johnson and Solebury Township Land Preservation Program. Recent recognition for his commissioned work includes a Hermes Creative Award, MarCom Award, Collegiate Advertising Award, NJ Art Directors Award, and a Keystone Press Award for Excellence in Journalism. Most recently he has been photographing in the United States, Nicaragua and Vietnam. His editorial work is represented by The Image Works in Woodstock, NY.