Mark grew up as a welder in the Midwest with a strong passion to create. Mentored by some of the best instructors, he has developed his own unique style. He received a bachelor's degree in engineering from Purdue University. He has over 25 years of combined industry experience. Mark is also a United States armed forces veteran.
He enjoys working with artists from around the world, meeting new people, and being introduced to different cultures. Working as both the trainer and the trainee in several countries throughout his career to include the United States of America, Japan, Canada, and Mexico. His artwork has an industrial dimension, based upon experiences in the energy and aerospace industries. Powerful abstractions that have been energized through stainless steel, low carbon steel, brass, and aluminum medium. Metal has to burn and sparks must fly in creating his unique designs. Indoor and outdoor sculpture for both the private and commercial sectors - from private clients in over 20 states, also corporate hotel and private condominium installations.
He has also designed a line of custom bicycles. Some of his custom bicycles have appeared on CBS's The Price is Right and The Discovery Channel's American Chopper.
His work has reached across the world, into many private collections. Inspired by his travels and experiences with diverse cultures. Known for his custom "liquid metal" stainless steel creations that mix mirrored polished surfaces with rough cut exposed surfaces that twist and flow through the sculpture.