Mark Fleming, Illustration Degree Program Director, Nossi College of Art and Design in Nashvlle, TN

Mark Fleming B.S.

Illustration Program Director

Mark Fleming was honored as the “Best Portfolio” by the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 1989. In 1991, he joined Nashville’s J.C. Bradford & Co. investment firm as Creative Director. Mark was responsible for the design and development of the company’s advertising and marketing efforts. After building and directing the art department he was promoted to Manager of Marketing Services, overseeing relationships with advertising agencies, printing companies and vendors to support 86 offices, 1,300 brokers and over 300,000 clients. After a successful nine-year career at J.C. Bradford & Co., Mark left to start his own business in 1999, growing the customer base from a handful of clients to more than 300. His company offered a wide variety of services from graphic design for print, illustrations, and web design. Today, Mark meets the challenges of a changing industry by staying current in graphic design and illustration through his position as Program Director of Illustration and an instructor at Nossi College of Art & Design. He continues to paint in his studio for Fleming Art and Design. His role as the Program Director of Illustration and instructor at Nossi College is helping influence the next generation of commercial artists, designers, and illustrators. He teaches a variety of classes from painting mediums, anatomy & figure drawing to more advanced classes involving the Adobe® Creative Suite and Blender. Mark’s role as an illustrator is vast, as he has created digital animations for companies to stand alone spot illustrations for books, publications, and brochure materials. His fine art works have been in galleries and private showings. He is continually training with new creative concepts and art technologies, to stay current in the industry. Mark continues his dream of living a life as an artist.

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