“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive…”
“To harmonize the whole is the task of art.”
“Art is a form of nourishment (of consciousness, the spirit)”
“Art holds out the promise of inner wholeness”
“The arts…are uniquely situated to affect human perceptual habits because the “work” directly on the organs and processes of perception.”
“We are social animals, deeply interpenetrated with one another, who emerge out of relationships.”
In creating The Art of Wellbeing™ Mark draws upon his experience from dual careers in business and the arts. A University of Chicago M.B.A. with experience in F500 and entrepreneurial firms he has been active in the Chicago performing arts community for over 30 years as producer, performer, music director/composer/arranger, and songwriter.