Mark B. Fleming was honored as the "Best Portfolio" graduate at the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale in 1989. In 1991, Mark joined Nashville's J. C. Bradford & Co., the second largest company in Tennessee, as a Creative Director, responsible for the design of the company's advertising and marketing material.
He moved up to Manager of Marketing Services, overseeing relationships with advertising agencies, printing and vendors to support 86 offices, 1,300 brokers and 300,000 clients.
After a successful nine-year run at J. C. Bradford & Co., Mark B. Fleming left his position as Manager of Marketing Services to start Creative Avenue. Creative Avenue was founded February 12th, 1999 and has grown its customer base from a few clients in 1999 to over 300 today.
Creative Avenue offers a wide variety of services from graphic design and creation of print materials to website design and development.
Today, Mark Fleming meets the challenges of a changing industry by staying current in graphic design with Creative Avenue, being an instructor at Nossi College of Art, and creates oil/acrylic paintings with Fleming Paintings.
Marks role as instructor at the Nossi College of Art, is helping influence the next generation of commercial artists, designers and illustrators. He teaches a variety of classes from Alternative Mediums, which includes watercolor, gouche, acrylic and oil painting, to Figure and Anatomy.
A variety of other classes taught are web design with Adobe Dreamweaver®, Page Layout with Adobe InDesign® and Adobe Illustrator® and illustration/painting with Adobe Photoshop®.
As an artist Mark Fleming is continually training with new creative concepts and trying new mediums, to not only stay current, but to fulfill the dream of living and being a creative individual. Visit Mark Flemings fine art website at Fleming Paintings. Part of that training is that he is currently enrolled at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh to complete his bachelor degree.