Mark and his studio partner Johanna co-founded Happy Garaje – a small art and design studio based in Cebu, Philippines. Their creative output can be seen in graphic design work, galleries, film, and picture books. They have received the Gold award from the Society of Illustrators in Los Angeles, exhibited at Tokyo Designers’ Week, and have been included in the the advertising index Luerzer’s Archive list of 200 Best Illustrators for the years 2009 through 2012. They have also been featured in notable design publications such as Communication Arts, Semi-Permanent Australia, BluPrint magazine, among others. Some of the clients that they have collaborated with include Disney Asia, Ramon Aboitiz Foundation, 500 Startups, The Four Seasons, and The Abaca Group.
Mark also teaches at the Masters of Arts in Applied Art and Design Program of the University of the Philippines Cebu & Shu Te University Taiwan. He loves making things, spending time with family, and the sea.