Mark Parsons is an artist living in New York City. Currently teaching at Pratt Institute, he has also held teaching positions at Cornell University, and Hunter College, as well as lecturing at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing, China, SUNY Purchase, UMass Dartmouth, ISE Cultural Foundation, Grounds for Sculpture, and exhibited work at the United Nations, Kennedy Center for the Arts, Seaport Museum, New Bedford Art Museum, Provincetown Art Museum, and private galleries in New York and abroad.
Before moving to New York, Parsons rebuilt a hurricane destroyed boat and sailed for 3 years and 30 thousand miles around the world. Lazarus was a 41 foot ketch that has since sunk in the Mediterranean Sea. A book "Lazarus World Voyage" was recently published by one of the shipmates, Tim Sperry. Watch this video channel for videos from sea and far flung locations around the world.