Mark was born in Roswell and raised in Dexter where his journey into art began. Mark is a famous Face and Body Artist known worldwide for his ability to transform the human face and body into works of fantasy and illusion. His reputation and extreme talent has lead him to be the most requested International Face and Body Art Instructor in the world. He has also performed live demonstrations on television, and was featured on “I’ve Got a Secret” Game show in Hollywood, CA., and in the 2008 Penthouse Club Calendar. He has also painted for Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion and Leigh Steinberg at the 2008 Superbowl Party. As an International Instructor, he travels the World lecturing and demonstrating his skills to Artists and Entertainers Worldwide as well as performing across the US for Corporate Promotional Events.
Mark left the workforce to teach Face and body art after winning the 2004 International Face and Bodyart Championship. He has taught in: US, Canada, Australia, Austria, England, Wales, Holland, Belgium, Germany and Sweden.
His other awards include:
6th Place Body Painting at the 2007 World Body Painting Championships, Seeboden, Austria Competing against 80 Artists from 23 countries
6th Place Face Painting at the 2007 World Body Painting Championships, Seeboden, Austria
3 rd Place 2008 Face and Body Art Association Instructor’s Competition, Orlando, FL
1st Place 2008 Festival der Farben Face Painting Competition, Freiberg, Germany
3rd Place Body Painting at the 2008 World Body Painting Championships, Seeboden, Austria Competing against 65 Artists from 20 countries
1st Place 2008 Welsh Elite Body Painting Championships, Llanelli, Wales