Mark is a Specialist Professor of Photography at Monmouth University and directs the photography concentration in studio art. He has taught at Hunter College, San Francisco State University and led workshops at the Printmaking Center of New Jersey.
In 2018 he was awarded an Individual Fellowship in Art from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts and the Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation. In 2016 he received a Puffin Foundation Grant for socially engaged photography. Mark is the recipient two Grants in Aid of Creativity from Monmouth University as well as a grant from the Urban Coast Institute.
Most recently his work has been exhibited at the Irene Carlson Gallery at the University of LaVerne, the Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, the Princeton Public Library-Princeton Arts Council, the Pollak, and Ice House Gallery, the Hamilton & Aaronson Gallery at the University of the Arts and at the Photographic Resource Center at Boston University.
Before teaching full-time at Monmouth, Mark worked as a documentary photographer from 1985-2005, with selected commissions from Apple, Environmental Defense Fund, Johnson & Johnson as well as news media including ABC News-Nightline, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times and The Philadelphia Inquirer & Daily News. He has received numerous awards for his collaborative work with graphic designers and creative directors for annual reports, exhibition catalogs, and corporate communications. Mark continues to work as an editorial photographer and on commissions from non-profit organizations.
Mark earned an MFA in photography from Hunter College and a BA in philosophy from Monmouth University.