Illustrator Mark English was born in 1933 in Hubbard, Texas, and was educated at the Art Center College in Los Angeles in 1960. His work has appeared in magazines such as Good Housekeeping, The Ladies’ Home Journal, McCall’s, Redbook, The Saturday Evening Post, Sports Illustrated, and Time.
English has painted portraits of famous personalities for the National Park Service, as well as designed thirteen stamps for the US Postal Service.
Some awards include the Hamilton King Award, Society of Illustrators, New York, 1967; voted “Artist of the Year” by the Artists’ Guild of New York, 1967; and elected to “The Illustrators’ Hall of Fame” by the Society of Illustrators, New York, 1983. He has been called “the most awarded illustrator in the history of the Society of Illustrators, New York.”