Mark Dauber is an author, speaker, teacher, and fine art photographer born in Birmingham, Alabama. He has had numerous exhibits throughout the United States, and his work is included in various private and institutional collections. Mark has led his own workshops in various international locations, including Ireland, Guatemala and various sites in the US. He’s also a really nice guy.
In 1991, he produced the architectural photography for the highly praised exhibit and catalogue, “Palladio In Alabama” for the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts. Mark’s work is primarily influenced by his friend and teacher, Paul Caponigro, regarded as one of the great masters of fine art photography. Mark has served as a teaching and darkroom assistant to Mr. Caponigro both in Ireland and in Maine in Maine Photographic Workshops, He teaches private photography lessons and workshops and teaches workshops each summer at Snowbird Mountain Lodge in North Carolina.
He was recently selected to be the Montgomery Business Committee for the Arts Artist of the Year and was the first photographer ever to receive the award. In the Spring of 2019, he was awarded a month-long artist residency at the Gettysburg National Military Park.
Mark’s study of the Old Federal Road began almost 25 years ago when he discovered the recently published “The Federal Road Through Georgia, The Creek Nation, and Alabama 1806-1836 by Southerland and Brown, published by The University of Alabama Press. He has been stumbling down its historic past with camera in tow ever since and his writing and photography was featured in the spring edition of Alabama Heritage magazine.
Mr. Dauber lives with his wife Margaret on a farm in Pintlala, Alabama.