About the artist:
There are few places in the vast, wonderous state of New Mexico that Mark has not photographed. His highly recognizable images began appearing in New Mexico magazine 25 years ago alongside names like Caplin,Adams, Porter, Knee, Curtis and many others. "There is something exhilarating,"states Mark,"when you've searched out a location and wait...you wait to see if the magic will come this time.And sometimes the spirit of the land and light, your own spirit, all come together to form a natural epiphany to be captured on film." Mark is a native of Santa Fe and received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Photography from the University of New Mexico. After graduation Mark became the first staff photographer for the New Mexico Department of Economic Development and Tourism and New Mexico Magazine. He spent the next 25 years traveling New Mexico photographing industry, cultural events and the land to help promote New Mexico. Mark's photographs have appeared in thousands of publications including Sunset, The New York Times, London Telegraph, Time, New Mexico agazine, The Santa Fean,and National Geographic Traveler. His fine art prints have appeared in numerous exhibitions and competitions and are in private collections around the world.