artist bio

Mark Isaac is a contemporary artist working in Baltimore, MD. His work has been exhibited at Gallery 175 in Soeul, Korea; the Decker Gallery and Mattin Center in Baltimore, MD; Strathmore Hall in Rockville, MD; the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Gallery in Bethesda, MD; and the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC; among other locations. Isaac's work is concerned with issues of personal identity and the capacity for positive change in an age consumed by materialism and electronic media. He approaches these topics from diverse vantage points, ranging from the personal to the political, from the representational to the abstract, and from traditional and digital photography to video, animation and sound.

In 2007, Isaac was awarded the degree of Master of Arts in Digital Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. He is a candidate for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Photography and Digital Imaging at MICA in 2008. He also studied extensively at the Corcoran School of Art and the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. Isaac earned his B.A. in Political Science from Columbia University in New York, NY. He has more than two decades of experience in public service, including positions as Chief of Staff to a Member of Congress, political appointee in the executive branch, and senior executive of a non-profit organization.