A New York native and School of Visual Arts alum, Mark advanced from early work in movie poster design to designing for a variety of clients and industries as a now-longtime art director, graphic designer and illustrator. Pernice spent part of 2008 working under world renowned graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister and Paula Scher in 2010 working on Jon Stewart’s, Earth The Book. In 2010 Pernice’s Photo Booth Mask project gained viral attention with over 1.5 million image hits in the projects first 3 months garnering press in Wired, The Huffington Post, Fast Company, Gizmodo, Buzzfeed and It’s Nice That, to name a few. Most Recently Mark’s Sunday Review Cover Illustration was one of twenty selected for The New York Time’s Year in Illustration. The ‘2005’ book design was shortlisted and honorably mentioned in the Anamorphis Prize for self published photo books and selected to be included in MoMA’s permanent library.