Award-winning photographer Mark Maryanovich has captured an impressive variety of artists including Chris Cornell, Bob Rock, Chad Kroeger, Elliott Smith and Henry Rollins. His photographs appear as album covers and artwork for companies such as Sony, EMI, Warner Chappell Music, and Mark has been nominated four times (twice in the same category in 2012), and has received two Canadian Country Music Awards for Recording Package of the Year.
Mark's commercial clients include Gibson Guitars and Peavey Electronics, and his work has been published in Rolling Stone, Billboard, Modern Drummer, and Canadian Musician magazines. Mark had the honor of providing the book cover image for the legendary Randy Bachman's autobiography Vinyl Tap Stories, released by Penguin Group Publishing, and author photo for best selling biographer Robert Lacey's Model Woman: Eileen Ford and the Business of Beauty, released by HarperCollins.
Mark has been recognized by the prestigious Photo Review magazine competition, with his selection as a prominent entry, and by the California art community, with his placement as a finalist in the Images from a Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show, and honorable mention in the American Icon Art Competition. Because of his work in this genre, the esteemed Annenberg Space for Photography selected Mark to be part of their slideshow exhibition âCountry: Portraits of an American Sound,â which celebrates the pioneers, poets and icons of country music.
Mark's images stand out from the masses with a unique quality, a quality created by a unique style of shooting; an experience that captures the raw essence of his subjects. Mark provides a multitude of images to fulfill the constant demand for visual content, while creating a cohesive brand identity for his clients that translates intangible qualities into tangible form.