Mark Addison Smith


Thursday, December 1, 2011
MacLean Center, 112 S. Michigan Ave., room 1307

Mark Addison Smith is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Art, Media, and Design at DePaul University. Mark has been observing and illustrating snippets of overheard conversations everyday for the past three years and posting them on his blog at When grouped together, the illustrations celebrate happenchance connections between individuals, exchanged words, awkward moments, and passing days. He works as a graphic designer for clients including IDEO Chicago, and also illustrates a weekly column rooted in overheard conversations for the Chicago-centric web publication, Gapers Block. Mark holds a MFA in Visual Communication Design from SAIC.

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