Mark Packo, photographer, filmmaker and designer, began his
career as an art director in New York City. Born and raised in
Ohio, he studied graphic design at Pratt Institute,
Brooklyn, NY, and taught typographic design at Parson’s School
of Design, New York City.
His print and still photography have been featured in numerous
publications including Time, usa Today, Esquire, Metropolitan Home and Communication Arts magazines. His work in print, television and film has won national awards, including an Emmy nomination for the PBS documentary, Air Force One: The Planes & The Presidents, which he co-produced and co-directed.
Six quiltmaking books have been published with his photographs, most recently, Karen K. Stone, Quilts.
His photo and film production company, Filmwerks Studios is located in a mid-nineteenth century former tobacco factory.