Mark Christopher Harvey is a graphic designer, photographer, and self-publishing artist living in Los Angeles.
In addition to editing, designing and publishing the Fluxion art journal, Harvey is currently working as a freelance graphic designer
and teaches Graphic Design at Pasadena City College, Glendale College, and Art Center.
Harvey also maintains a studio at the Keystone Art Space based in Mission Junction near downtown Los Angeles.
Harvey is among the founding members of Pasadena photography arts, who are dedicated to the promotion of photographic arts
in the Pasadena environs; encouraging and supporting established and emerging fine art, documentary and conceptual photographers
through promotion, exhibitions, publications and educational programs. He also belongs to numerous professional associations such as
AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts), College Arts Association, and the Society of Photographic Educators.
Originally from Hopewell, Virginia, Harvey studied Communication Arts and Design at Virginia Commonwealth University, in Richmond VA
from 1983 to 1987 with Phillip Meggs, and received an MFA in photography from the Maryland Institute, College of Art, with Will Larson,
from 1993 to 1995.
Since moving to Los Angeles in 1995, Harvey has worked as the Art director for The Advocate magazine, Creative director for FotoFactory
Press’s Fine Art editions, designed DVD packaging and theatrical movie posters with Kustom Creative for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Sony Pictures Classics, MGM, Lions Gate Films, and others.
He co-founded Antebellum Gallery in Hollywood in 2005 with Rick Castro and was a co-curator/owner of that space from 2005-2006.
Harvey has also published two fine art books under the Fluxion Editions imprint: 13 Years of Bondage: the Photography of Rick Castro,
in 2004 and Fellow Travelers: A Photographic Memoir by Mark Thompson in 2006.
The artist is also aspiring to become a PhD candidate (visual studies) at IDSVA at some point in the future.