Mark D Slankard
 Title: Associate Professor
 Dept: Art & Design
 Office: MB 221D
 Phone: 216-687-2101,  216.687.2101
 Fax: 216.687.2275
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. MB 221D, Cleveland, OH 44115

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MFA, Studio Art / Photography, Ohio University, 2002
B.A., Psychology, Indiana University, 1996
Brief Bio:
Mark Slankard received his Master of Fine Arts degree from Ohio University in 2002 and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Indiana University in 1996, where he also studied photography. He is a 2002 National Graduate Seminar Fellow of The Photography Institute at Columbia University. Slankard is currently an Associate Professor at Cleveland State University in Cleveland Ohio. Previously, he was an Associate Professor at Marshall University.

Slankard is a 2011 Creative Workforce Fellow. The Creative Workforce Fellowship is a program of the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, made possible by the generous support of Cuyahoga County citizens through Cuyahoga Arts and Culture. He was also awarded an Ohio Arts Council Individual Artist Award for 2011.

Mark Slankard's photographic and video works have been exhibited and screened widely, including such venues as the Rotterdam International Film Festival, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, the Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia University, SoHo Photo Gallery, Lawrence Arts Center, and Ohio State University's Wexner Center. He is featured in Robert Hirsch's textbooks Exploring Color Photography and Light and Lens. Slankard's work explores the influences of place and space as well as the social and psychological consequences of domesticity.