Mark is a photojournalist currently in New York, NY.

Originally from Wisconsin, Mark Kauzlarich is a New York City based documentary photographer, National Geographic Explorer, contributor to and originator of the hashtag for Everyday Rural America. He holds a Master's of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri and dual Bachelors degrees in Political Science and Middle East Studies from the University of Wisconsin. Mark speaks and reads two dialects of Arabic. In 2015, Mark interned at The New York Times. His work has been featured three times by TIME's Lightbox and twice by The New York Times' Lens Blog.

Mark has contributed to the following publications and clients: 

The New York Times, TIME, CNN, Reuters, The Weather Channel, The New York Times Lens Blog, TIME Lightbox, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Die Zeit

His work has also been published by:

Newsweek, The Atlantic, Vanity Fair, PBS, NBC, Mother Jones, Fortune

Commercial clients include:

A+E Network, Filson, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, McCourt Global

Mark was named a 2018 National Geographic Explorer, a 2018 nominee for Visa Pour L'Image's Remi Ochlik Award, Burn Magazine Emerging Photographer Fund 2018 Shortlist, and a winner of 2018's Magenta Foundation Flash Forward.

Mark's work has been in curated shows and galleries at:

  • 2018 - The McFarthest Place - Emergi-Cube, Photoville, New York, NY

  • 2018 - The McFarthest Place - Blue Earth Alliance Gallery, Photoville, New York, NY

  • 2017 - mpw.69 - McDougall Center for Photojournalism Gallery, Columbia, MO

  • 2016 - Encounters: Picturing the Campaign for POTUS - Gulf & Western Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2015 - Parting Shots - McDougall Center for Photojournalism Gallery, Columbia, MO

He has received numerous awards for his work and a fruit basket from CNN.

He is available for hire for reportage, portrait, or general news assignments in the United States or internationally. Contact directly for commissions.

His archive is represented by Redux Pictures.

All Photos: ©Mark Kauzlarich 2018

Photo by Sion Hanson

Photo by Sion Hanson