Mark Hanf is a teacher and professional artist who
lives and works near Asheville, NC. His work tells a visual story
and attempts to illuminate interconnectedness through the organic
and geometric patterns inherent in nature. Mark attended the NC Governor’s
School of Mathematics where he studied fractal and non-Euclidian
geometry. He received his degree in visual arts from Davidson College
where he explored two and three-dimensional forms through acrylic
painting, glass and wood.
Mark has studied astronomy, chemistry, ancient geometry,
architecture and physics, and integrated these topics into his art.
He has taught math, science, and art in the classroom and has been
creating a body of original work in the field of fractal geometry.
Mark is co-founder and program director for Earth Voyage, an educational
project of The Buckminster Fuller Institute that integrates environmental
science and synergetic geometry on a gymnasium-sized Dymaxion world
map to inspire sustainability through awareness of interconnection.