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Mark Howard energizes our world by combining his talent and surf travel experiences into joyful visions for all. Mark constantly absorbs new inspirations and techniques to bring you brilliant new experiences with every creation.
Growing up in Indian Harbor Beach, Florida, Mark's father, a NASA engineer and progressive artist, gave Mark free reign over his art studio. Young Mark excelled in surf competitions (Eastern Surfing Association and National Scholastic Surfing Association), art work, carpentry work, creating surfboards and attending the University of Florida. Mark finished a twenty-two-year stint in the United States Air Force in Hawaii and earned an MBA from Hawaii Pacific University.
Mark recently illustrated the children's sea turtle conservation book titled, Turtles Way A-Z; Loggy, Green and Leather. The book was written by conservationist and Florida surfer Mara Uman Hixon and sells at Sea Worlds and National Zoos across the country. Mark and Mara were teammates on the University of Florida surf team.
Mark resides on Oahu's North Shore, in Hawaii and travels the world, riding perfect waves in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. He is currently working with acrylics and uses a variety of techniques.