Mark L. Power is a photographer/writer/educator in the Washington, DC area . He attended Bowdoin College, American University and the Art Center College of Art and Design in Pasadena, Ca.
Power was a Professor of Art ( Photography) at the Corcoran College of Art and Design in Washington for 27 years, retiring in 1998. Since retiring from the Corcoran, he has conducted classes in Norwich, England and at Photoworks in Glen Echo, Md.
As a writer, he wrote art criticism for the Washington Post for four years and he has contributed over 100 articles on photography and art to a variety of other publications, including Photo Review, Art in America and the Times Literary Supplement in London.
His photography has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, the Virginia Museum in Richmond, Virginia and private galleries throughout the United States. In addition he has shown his work in Paris, London, and Norwich, England. Power’s works are in many collections including those at the Library of Congress, The Smithsonian, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris and museums in Baltimore, New Orleans, and Richmond. In 2006 he exhibited his “Los Nazarenos” series at the Kathleen Ewing Gallery in Washington.
In 2004 he returned from a five year stay in the United Kingdom and now lives in Silver Spring, Md, a suburb of Washington DC.
Mark L. Power has three daughters ( one of whom is the novelist Nani Power) a son, and five grandsons. He is married to Virginia C. Power, a museum specialist at the Smithsonian’s Natural History Museum in Washington.
As the Luminous Link site says: ” … not to be confused with the British photographer, Mark Power.”