Resume

Mark Lewis Wagner
510-220-4157

 

WORK HISTORY: (Edited)

 • Pixar / Disney: Concept Artist, Visual Development

• Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of National History: Designer/Illustrator/Logos

• Drawing on Earth: Founder and Creative Director of Nonprofit (Guinness World Record 2008)

• Street Paintings  for Corporate Events: Target, PG&E, SpaceX, Genentech

• Book Author: “The Art of Being a Dad” and “The Making of a World Record Chalk Drawing”

• Burning Man Artist: Satellite Photograph of Art

• DaVinci Fusion: Scenic Shop. Clients – CA Academy of Science, Concours d’Elegance

• CBS Interactive: Mural Project

• UC Berkeley: Graphic Design

 

FILM & TELEVISION

• JOHN CARTER: Disney/Pixar. Concept Artist for Feature Film

• TERMINATOR 3: Concept Artist for Feature Film

• DREAMKEEPER: Concept Artist, Character Design, Storyboard Artist. TV Mini Series

• TAKING THE WHEEL: Production Designer, Movie Poster. Starring John Cleese

 • THE BOOK OF STARS: Book Maker, Opening Titles, Digital Matte Painter, Movie Poster

• SMALL TOWN ~ BIG VISION: Producer. Documentary Film – Guinness World Record

• THE FACE: Art Director, Mask Maker, Set Dresser, Movie Poster Artist. 30 minute Award Winning Family Film.
Directed by Iain McCaig. Special Effects at ILM. Filmed at my home.

• SINGULARITY IS NEAR: Concept Artist for Ray Kurtweil’s Film

• VELVET ABSTRACT: Concept Artist, Scene Shots

• THE BOOK OF SECRETS: Script and Story Consultant

• ANDA: Creativity Consultant, Story Development for Feature Film

• MAGIC TIME: Concept Artist, Production Designer, Art Director

• RUNELORDS: Concept Artist for Feature Film

  

DOT COM

• UBUBU: Creative Manager: Directed team, created technical design guidelines, created art assets, hired artists, and managed outside contractors. Patrick Stewart spokesperson.

 

GAMES

• Daymare: Lead Artist – Assistant Art Director. Neil Stephenson writer. Unpublished.

  

SKILLS

• 2D Digital: Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Final Cut, GarageBand, WordPress, Photography

• 2D Traditional: Acrylic, Oil, Mixed Media, Collage, Drawing, Life Drawing

• 3D Digital: ZBrush

• 3D Traditional: Clay Sculpture, Found Objects

 

NONPROFIT: (501(c)3

• Drawing on Earth: Founder and Creative Director. Inspiring Art and Creativity in Youth and Communities Around the World. First project Guinness World Record for Largest Chalk Drawing. Current Project: Global Illustrated Story. www.drawingonearth.org

 


ILLUSTRATION & GRAPHIC DESIGN

• Books & Book Covers, Graphics for Web and Print , Movie Posters, CD Art & Design, Web Site Design, Magazines, Cards & Posters

 


MUSIC VIDEO

• Path of Peace: Painting and Video Collaboration with Pianist Ben Dowling

 

STREET PAINTINGS

• Guinness World Record: Largest Chalk Drawing/Street Painting/Pavement Art. Satellite Photograph. 

• Festivals: Sarasota, San Rafael, Santa Barbara, Tahoe, Valencia, Santa Clarita

 

RESIDENCY & GRANTS

• iPark, Griffis Art Center, NEA Grant – Computer Art NYU

 

FINE ART

Showing in Galleries since 1983

• Society of Illustrators, Museum of Modern Art Rental Gallery, Hewlett Packard , British Motors, California Institute of Integral Studies, Grace Cathedral, Shidoni Foundry, Kaiser Hospital, Silicon Valley Institute for Art and Technology

 

TEACHING

• Chabot College: Painting, Drawing, Photoshop, Color

• Menlo College: Painting & Collage, Desktop Publishing

• JFK University: Graduate School. Set up Digital Media Center.

• Franklin Elementary: Artist-in-Residence. Created a pilot Arts program.

• Expressions Center for New Media: Created a Creativity and Photoshop class.

• San Francisco State University: Principles of Graphic Design – Web Intensive.

• Cogswell College: Digital Art School. Created Core Curriculum Class: Artistic Creativity

• CA State Prisons: Created pilot Computer Graphics Program, Painting and Drawing.

 

EDUCATION

• JFK University – M.A. Arts and Consciousness. Alumni of the Year 1995

• Pratt Institute – B.F.A. Art and Design

• Kutztown State University – Fine Art

 

 LECTURES

• Stanford University: Seeing into the Life of Things

• LASER Art and Science Series – Street Painting: Creating Community Through Impermanent Art. University of San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Standford