Edmond Summit

Mark Skidmore

 

Since 1980 Mark has worked for two Springfield advertising agencies before starting his own graphic design company in 1985 with a former client. Inspired by design legends of the 1940s and 50s. Mark's work has been the recipient of many awards for design excellence, including local and regional ADDY awards. Mark has an extensive background in entertainment and tourism marketing as well as retail marketing for the automotive industry. Mark's work has been featured in international publications like Robb Report Magazine, Nationwide Paper featured artists and in multiple magazines. With a background in the automotive industry Mark knows cars, making it an easy choice when you want a car guy to handle your special needs. Mark also collects primitive antiques and 1950s artifacts for his home and studio and sells some of those items in his store, his collections include a fine assortment of Tiki related items and lava lamps.

"I have been into everything tiki since I can remember, starting with surf music and rat fink art. I started collecting mugs, masks and now I'm running out of room."

In the last year or so my business has changed as more and more "hot rodders" have requested personalized photo shoots for their cars. Some need photos for insurance purposes or build sheets to valuate their investments. In either case I try to give them a better bang for their buck, personally researching out unique locations for those shoots. With that change I am required to upgrade equipment and I am in the process of doing just that. From time to time I also pull together what I like to call our "Road Crew" and do it up right. As the old saying goes...Speed Costs Money...How Fast Do You Want To Go?

 

 

 

 

 

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