Mark Clark was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. He studied painting informally with Joseph P. White, Robert Stark, and Kevin MacDonald. Clark has worked as an art handler at several museums across the country. His one-person exhibits have been shown throughout the Texas Valley and along the East Coast. His group exhibitions include museums, galleries, and alternative spaces in Washington, DC; Chicago; Baltimore; Philadelphia; Atlanta; Brooklyn; Brownsville; McAllen; Houston; and El Paso, as well as in Monterrey, Matamoros, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico.