This Vision of Our City, a short film narrative by Mark Peterman with music score by Gemini Revolution

About the Artist

Mark Peterman explores narratives through photographs, film and multimedia.
Although his work is at home in the post-modern world it is very informed by history.
A desire to be creative on a daily basis fuels his curiosity about the human experience
and he documents things in sketchbooks as a way of remembering his life.

Since he was young, he has been recreating the world around him through photographs
and is continually refining his artistic vision by drawing on influences from music,
literature and art. Mark's work reflects a graphic, story-telling quality with a cinematic
feel, drawing on his design background while studying at the Kansas City Art Institute.

Mark enjoys photographing ordinary people who do interesting things. His work mixes
a produced look with an apparently ordinary moment, accomplished by an attention to
the details of lighting, props, styling, casting, sets, and backgrounds. Although he is
primarily a still photographer, he has recently started incorporating multi-media and
motion into his work. Recent project themes include examining how one's memory is
affected with the passage of time and exploring family histories.

Those who hire me

I photograph for a diverse stable of clients in advertising and editorial capacities
and am available for commissioned assignment work, Please inquire.

Clients include

Arizona Highways, Arizona St University, Architect Magazine, AT&T, Audubon Magazine,
Barron's, Bicycling, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Esquire, Fast Company, Family Circle,
Fervor Creative, Fortune, Hyundai, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Lufthansa, Men’s Journal,
Moses Anshell, New York Times, Outside Magazine, People Magazine, Penrose Academy,
R&R Partners, Road & Track, Self, Smart Money, Sony Music, Time, The Wall Street Journal,
Wired, Women’s Health


2012 American Photography 28
2012 Center's Review Santa Fe 100
2011 PDN Faces, environmental portrait series
2011 Center's Review Santa Fe 100
2010 Addy, Photography for Sales Promotion Kit, Omni+
2009 Virginia G. Piper Charitable Trust, Picturing Maricopa Project grant

Group Exhibitions

2014 INFOCUS Photo Books Exhibition, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona
2014 The Human-Altered Landscape, PhotoPlace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont
2014 No Strangers, Art Intersection, Gilbert, Arizona
2014 INFOCUS, The Vault Gallery at Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona
2009 Picturing Maricopa, Burton Barr Central Library, Phoenix, Arizona


Impossible Project: Viewfinder
No Plastic Sleeves


Feel free to contact me regarding:
-Commercial / Editorial Assignment Work
-Licensing Images
-Acquiring Fine Prints
-Exhibiting Work From The Personal Projects Featured Here


124 West McDowell Road
Phoenix Arizona 85003