Featured Artist, Mark Pizza is the guest artist for Pop-Up beginning Tuesday, July 2 to July 8. Read on to learn more about his inspiration, his process, and his work.
July 2 to July 8
The inspiration for markpizzaArt’s photography is based on ‘moments in time’ which are interpreted with the use of color, texture, shapes, light, and motion. Each piece reflects an influential moment or feeling that has occurred during Mark’s life. After realizing that no one in his family could take a decent photograph while on vacation, Mark’s interest in photography started and his pursuit to tell stories through his images became a passion.
Growing up in New England, Mark has always been drawn to the power of nature and the ocean and after moving to the metro NYC area, this lifestyle has influenced what Mark’s works have developed into today. Creating a visual that can capture energy in that one moment is what his pieces communicate. His images are produced using various traditional and digital photography processes which are then printed on materials such as metal, acrylic, canvas, watercolor paper, and fabrics.
Mark was born in Clinton, Massachusetts and studied at Rochester Institute of Technology where he received a BFA in photography and digital imaging. After college, he traveled to Santa Fe, New Mexico for an apprenticeship at a photography studio. Mark eventually ended up in New York City managing the production operations side of creative departments giving him an opportunity to be on the top of digital imagery, design, and photography industry.
Mark’s work has been shown throughout the East Coast from Montclair, New Jersey to Kennebunk, Maine. His work is featured in business and private collections in California, Massachusetts, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Rhode Island. Mark also shares his experiences and creative processes through classes and consultations.
“My body of work is the story of my life” – Mark Pizza
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