Illustrator and Co-owner of Artschool Skateboards
Mark Kowalchuk is a fine artist, illustrator and designer based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
For the last 11 years, Mark has maintained a full-time job as a graphic designer for the Resorts of the Canadian Rockies while contributing freelance art to companies like Volcom, Spy Optic and Mountain Dew on the side. However, in 2006, Mark also began designing t-shirt graphics and putting them out under the name Artschool Skateboards.
Artschool is a completely skater owned and operated skateboard and apparel company based out of Calgary that was co-founded by Mark and fellow skater Jeff Talbot. The company is currently in its ninth season and looks to continue promoting art, artists and skateboarding in his community in Calgary and beyond.