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Mark Cletus Hess Edit Profile

illustrator

Mark Cletus Hess, illustrator. Recipient Gold medal Art Directors Club, New York City, 1979, Gold and Silver medals, 1981. Member Society Illustrators (merit awards 1978-1993), American Institute Graphic Arts (merit awards 1978-1991), Corvette Club.

Background

Hess, Mark Cletus was born on July 13, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Richard Cletus and Diana (Giacomaro) Hess.

Education

Student, University Colorado, 1972-1975.

Career

Senior instructor, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1978-1990; partner, The Newborn Group, New York City, since 1991; president, The Artist Press, Katonah, New York, since 1989; vice president marketing, Intellisens Recognition Systems, New York City, since 1992; owner, Hess Design Works, Katonah, since 1976. Consultant Positive Comm. Inc., Pawling, New York, 1992-1993.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Represented in permanent collections Smithsonian Museum, Washington, National Portrait Gallery, Washington. Also private collections. Illustrator 26 United States postage stamps in circulation, 15 Time magazine covers, 3 Newsweek.

Membership

Member Society Illustrators (merit awards 1978-1993), American Institute Graphic Arts (merit awards 1978-1991), Corvette Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: scuba diving, Corvettes.

Connections

Married Risa Tabacoff, August 9, 1981. Children: Elyssa, Alec, Rachel.

father:
Richard Cletus Hess

mother:
Diana (Giacomaro) Hess

spouse:
Risa Tabacoff

children:
Rachel Hess

Alec Hess

Elyssa Hess