Mark Sadan began his work in art as an actor in his early twenties graduating from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. As an experimental filmmaker he recieved two special screenings of his films in cine-probes at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Later, he was awarded a full scholarship to study at the Graduate Film and Television Institute of New York University. He produced short films for Sesame Street when it b began for NBC television. After directing a documentary in Norway, Mark was invited to exhibit at the Preus Foto Museum and at this time made a decision to devote himself to photography as a means of expressing his passion and vision. This led to an exhibit on Norway at the World Trade Center.
Mark has given workshops extensively in the U.S. and abroad. He has exhibited internationally in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, North America and the U. K. His work has been featured in many leading photo magazines such as La Photographica from Spain,Zoom from Italy, Iris, Brazil, Nippon and Asahi in Japan,Scwarz/Weis, (Black & White) Germany, Foto-Forum, Norway. In the USA American Photo, Popular Photography, Dance Magazine and the New York Times. His work is also found in many private and museum collections. Recently, he has had solo exhibitions at the Julia Margaret Cameron Museum on the Isle of Wight. U.K., the National Museum of Dance in the USA, the Museum of New Art in Estonia and the Preus National Photo Art Museum in Norway.