Spotlight: Mark Seliger
spotlight: Mark Seliger
location: New York City, NY
specialty: editorial photography
Mark Seliger is an editorial photographer who was born in Amarillo, Texas and raised in Houston. He currently lives and works in New York City, and is under contract to Conde Nast Publications, where he has shot numerous covers for Vanity Fair and GQ. Prior to this, Seliger was the Chief Photographer for Rolling Stone (1992-2002), where he shot over 100 covers. Other editorial clients he shoots for frequently are Italian Vogue and L’Uomo Vogue.
Seliger’s work has been displayed in museums and galleries around the world. In 2006 he cofounded a non-profit exhibition space for photographers called 401 Projects. Rotating shows at the gallery have explored such themes as social documentary, fashion and portraiture.
Seliger’s photographs have won countless awards, from such esteemed awards committees as The Society of Publication Designers, The Alfred Eisenstaedt Award, Communication Arts, American Photography, and Photo District News.
[photo credits: Mark Seliger]