Growing up in Parma, Ohio, Mark Yasenchack spent a great deal of time in the art room during his high school years. In college he split his time between Biology, Creative writing, Education and Visual arts, finally graduating with a B.S. in Biology and an Art minor.
A seasoned teaching artist, Mark has worked as an artist in residence with the Cleveland Metropolitan School District and local art organizations since 1992. Mark started teaching in small rec centers and community art centers through Center for Arts-Inspired Learning and Art House. Mark was delighted to work with Broadway School of Music & the Arts at William Rainey Harper School. In his personal practice, he explores the intersection of art and architecture, and has an affinity for geometric forms. Mark builds and fires his ceramic artwork in his studio at the Lakewood Screw Factory.
Education: BS Biology and Fine Arts minor, Baldwin-Wallace College; Cuyahoga Community College, Glaze Chemistry concentration