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A New York native and SVA alum, Mark is an illustrator, art director and designer. He has worked under world-renowned graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister as well as Pentagram’s Paula Scher.

In the summer of 2023 Mark was asked to create five artworks depicting carnivorous plants and showcased at the historic national Landmark site of the New York Public Library as part of the special exhibit “Charles Darwin: A Life in Letters”

In 2018 Mark was awarded a 60th anniversary gold medal, The Society of Illustrator’s highest honor. His work for the book entitled 2005 was shortlisted for the Anamorphis Prize for self published photo books and obtained by MoMA’s permanent library. Mark has also been recognized and featured by The New York Times, It’s Nice That, American Illustration, AIGA, Print, FPO Awards, Wired, Buzzfeed, The Atlantic, Fast Company, Gizmodo, Communication Arts and Graphis to name a few. Mark has spoken at events, companies and institutions including Columbus Society of Communication Arts, Pratt, MICA, FIT and Hush Creative.

Mark also runs the multi-disciplinary design studio OOO alongside creative directing partner, Elana Schlenker.

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A24 / AARP / Adobe / Anthropologie / Apple / Atticus PartnersThe Atlantic / Audible / Austin MonthlyThe BafflerBarron’s Dow Jones / Bloomberg Businessweek / Bon Appetit / Buzzfeed / The Boston Globe / Cosmopolitan / Danaher /  The Economist /  Esquire / Glamour / Godfrey Dadich Partners / Golf DigestGoogle / GQ / GQ Germany / GrowThe Guardian  / Flavorpill / Hacking Finance / Harvard Business Review / Hewlett-Packard / HornetThe Intercept / Jacobin / LA Times / Lippincott  / Medium / MedmenMentos / MetaMIT Technology Review / Mother NY / Mpls. St. Paul / The New Republic / NBC News / New RepublicThe New Yorker / New York Magazine / The NY Public LibraryThe New York Times / T BrandUniversity of Notre Dame / Paul Simon / PentagramPrint / Propublica / ProtolifeSagmeister Inc. / Sony / Sidewalk Labs / Spotify /  TED / This American Life / Texas Monthly / Time / Universal Music / Vans / Variety / Verdes / The Verge / Virgin Mobile / The Wall Street Journal / The Washington Post / Wired / WWD

Recognitions

Society Of Illustrators 64 2023 /American Illustration Chosen Winner 2023-22 / American Illustration Chosen Winner 41 2021 / Society Of Illustrators 64 2021 / Society Of Illustrators 63 2020 /Communication Arts Illustration Shortlist 2020 / American Illustration Chosen Winner 40 2020 / American Illustration Chosen Winner 39 2019 / American Illustration Chosen Winner 38 2018 / American Illustration 37 2017 / Gold Medal Society of Illustrators 60 2018 / ASHPE “Best Cover” Silver 2016/ ASHPE “Best Single Issue” Bronze 2016 / Anamorphis Prize shortlist and honorable mention book inclusion in MoMA library 2015 / New York Times – Year In Illustration 2015 /  The New York Times Most Notable Op-Ed Illustrations 2012-11 / FPO Award “Photo booth mask” 2011 / FPO Award “Voxel Stationery” 2011 / Graphis Poster Annual 2010 / Make Magazine Best of 2010 / HOW Mag Outstanding Achievement Award 2009 / PRINT Magazine Regional Design Award 2009/ PRINT Mag Creativity & Commerce 2009 / AIGA PGA Award 2009

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It’s Nice That / AIGA Eye On Design / The Atlantic / Ballista Magazine / Booooooom / Buzzfeed / DesignBoom / Fast Company / Glamcult / Gizmodo / Gratuitous Type / The Huffington Post / Make Magazine / Sundance Channel / Today and Tomorrow / Wired / Wooster

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