Mark Bizzarro's education at the School of Visual Arts was followed by 3+ years as an assistant to Michael Thompson, former first assistant of Irving Penn. He then spent ten years at Industria Superstudios working on photography and film projects of every scale - magazine editorials, advertising campaigns, catalogs, television commercials, fashion shows and screen tests for major Hollywood studios. In his career in lighting, has worked with photographers as diverse as Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz and Peter Lindbergh. Mary Bizzarro graduated from the Ohio University School of Visual Communications with a BSVC in photographic illustration. In 2004, she relocated to New York City to work as an interactive producer and Buddhist art educator at the Rubin Museum of Art. Since that time she has worked as a photographer, editor, printer and exhibition consultant - including work for 2014 Nobel Prizewinner Kailash Satyarthi's Faces of Freedom Project.
Portrait courtesy Nigel Parry