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Mark Weller Timestacking Photography
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Artist Mark Weller is a Wisconsin native. Educated at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, he spent his early professional career making films in Alaska. In 1980 he moved to Madison to produce documentaries at Wisconsin Public Television and PBS. In 1992 he moved to the telecommunications field and became President and CEO of a firm that provides bandwidth to rural schools and rural libraries. After 27 years in the telecommunications field, Mark has retired to pursue art full time. His avocation of photography manifested itself over 30 years ago and he specializes in timestacking. Weller was recently a Madison Magazine’s “M List” recipient, was accepted as a DABL artist and his work has been printed in numerous publications such as Lake Superior Magazine, the Milwaukee Journal – Sentinel and National Parks Traveler. His work had been in several art shows such as the National Park Service 100-year celebration at Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas, Promega Corporation and at Gallery Marzen in Madison. Corporate clients and private collectors in 16 states have acquired Mark’s work.
How do you train for a career in a field that doesn’t yet exist? How do you excel on the cutting edge of technology and ultimately succeed? How do you become both artistically fulfilled and economically viable? These are the questions Mark Weller faced throughout an intriguing career in an ever-changing landscape where reinvention of oneself is the hallmark of accomplishment.