Mark Davis studied at Morehead State University, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and the Memphis College of Art. He has lectured at Bluefield Sate College, co-founded the Fair Theater Company, and was Executive Director of the Bluefield Area Arts Center. Mr. Davis has operated three art galleries, and his work has sold around the world. It can be seen on the 30th anniversary cover of The Mid-American Review, in the Knesset, and in the White House as well as in the design of the Mysticon mascot. He was a recurring Guest Artist at Rising Star Science Fiction Convention and Mysticon and was a judge for the 2005 Ennies presented at GenCon as well as the 2017 Artist Guest of Honor for Mysticon.