About Mark


I’m a University of Hartford Art School graduate, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration.

I live in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Caricature experience since 1990:

  • Corporate event artist, hired by companies to draw at conferences and trade shows in Boston and across the US.
  • Clients include Google, Neiman Marcus, Bose, Harvard, and countless more.
  • Hired by Boston’s top event planners for hundreds of functions throughout New England.
  • “Guest Entertainer” for Celebrity Cruises, drawing passengers on trips to the Mediterranean, Greek Islands, and the Caribbean.
  • Drew thousands of international tourists in Boston’s Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

Other things I do:

Yes, as an illustrator, I make other kinds of artwork!

  • Author & Illustrator of two published books (published by Andrews McMeel & Commonwealth Editions).
  • Drawing instructor: online via Skype, and private lessons in Framingham MA. Previously taught at schools like RISD, Mass Bay, Dean College, and other Massachusetts schools.
  • Illustrations published in magazines, billboards, book covers, and restaurants.

My main website is www.MarkPenta.com. Please visit and have fun exploring my other work!