Mary Ellen Mark


Mary Ellen Mark was born in Philadelphia and now resides in New York. Mark is a photojournalist known for her social documentary portraits. Her images of our world's diverse cultures have become landmarks in the field of documentary photography. She is a contributing photographer to The New Yorker and has published photo-essays and portraits in such publications as LIFE, New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Vanity Fair. Recently, Mary Ellen was presented with the Cornell Capa Award by the International Center of Photography. She has also received, among others, the Infinity Award for Journalism and a Walter Annenberg Grant.