Mark Wagner was born quietly in the rural Midwest at the tail end of thirteen children. Since leaving the sandbox at the age of fourteen, he has continued his creative career in the fields of writing, collage, and bookmaking. He is co-founder of The Booklyn Artists Alliance, and has published books under the name Bird Brain Press and X-ing Books.
Mark A. Reynolds holds a Bachelor of Science (1967) and Master of Science (1970) in art and art education with a special focus in drawing and printmaking from Towson University. With over forty years of experience in the fine arts, thirty years in teaching art, twenty years teaching geometry and geometric systems, Reynolds holds quite the extensive Curriculum Vitae.
Ahead of the Italian leg of their “Forms and Spaces” Project with Recoat Gallery, Mark Lyken and Teo Moneyless collaborate once again, creating a monster wall over 5 days for The Canals Project in Hackney Wick, London. Filmaker Gordon Beswick captures the process.
Mark Lyken is undoubtedly one of our favourite artists and individuals that we’ve met throughout this journey. Unbelievably receptive and beyond talented. Here’s his interview from our 4th issue, if you haven’t already read it.