Mark Steven Greenfield
A native Angeleno, Mark Steven Greenfield dedicated his work to exploring the complexities of the African American experience. In between earning his Bachelor’s degree in Arts Education from CSU Long Beach and his Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing from CSU Los Angeles, Greenfield worked as a visual display artist, a graphic design instructor, and a police artist. From 1993 to 2010, he served as an arts administrator for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, working as the director of several art centers throughout Los Angeles, including the Watts Arts Center and the Barnsdall Arts Center. Moreover, in addition to serving on the boards of the Downtown Arts Development Association and the Korean American Museum, Greenfield has produced artwork that has been exhibited extensively throughout the United States. Now, he teaches at LA City College and just finished his year as an artist in residence at California State University, Los Angeles.