Graham Marks (born New York City, 1951) worked in clay from 1968–1992. His large earthenware forms were exhibited and collected internationally. Marks received his BFA from the Philadelphia College of Art in 1974 where he studied with William Daley, Edward Eberle, Wayne Bates and Petras Vaskys. He received his MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics in 1976, where he studied with Robert Turner, Ted Randall, Val Cushing, and Wayne Higby. Marks was an influential teacher, working with students at Kansas State University (1976-1978), Rochester Institute of Technology (1980-1986) and as Head of Ceramics and artist in residence at the Cranbook Academy of Art from 1986-1992. In 1992 Marks studied acupuncture with the great English acupuncturist J.R. Worsley and has been a practicing acupuncturist since 1995. He currently lives in Brooklyn, and Alfred, New York and has a private practice in Manhattan.