Mark Alan Bazil

Mark Alan Bazil

Mark Alan Bazil

  • B.F.A., College for Creative Studies
  • B.S., Michigan State University
First year at SCAD:

"I was blessed with some very talented, highly motivated teachers and mentors along the way. Now it's my turn to pay some of that back."


"After just eight years in the industry, I found the courage to start my own advertising agency, built on the principles that I felt were important. Fortunately, it was highly successful, and eventually allowed many other talented people to be equally successful."

Awards, recognition and honors

More than 140 advertising awards, including the Clio, EFFIE, ADDY, Matrix, Caddy, PICA and Telly


The New York Art Directors Club, The American Advertising Federation, Telly Awards Silver Council Inductee, Adobe Creative Professionals Advisory Board, Academic Advisory Board Member For McGraw Hill Publications, Wiley Faculty Network

Previous Positions

Designer/illustrator, Á la Carte advertising; art director, Young & Rubicam Advertising; creative supervisor, Henderson Advertising; CEO, creative director, Bazil-Victory Advertising; vice president, creative director, Erwin-Penland Advertising

Courses Taught

  • ADVE 130 Introduction to Advertising
  • ADVE 304 Art Direction I
  • ADVE 334 Art Direction II
  • ADVE 354 Advertising for Alternative Media
  • ADVE 410 Branding Theory
  • ADVE 420 Branding Studio
  • ADVE 430 Advertising Design Self-promotion
  • ADVE 438 Off-campus Advertising Seminar
  • ADVE 447 Art Direction for Broadcast
  • ADVE 502 Art Direction and Typography Essentials
  • ADVE 709 Advertising Studio I: Creative Strategies
  • ADVE 719 Advertising Studio II: Branding Solutions
  • ADVE 729 Art Direction
  • ADVE 739 Advertising Production
  • ADVE 749 Advertising M.A. Final Project
  • ADVE 751 Advertising for Alternative Media
  • ADVE 768 Off-campus Seminar in Advertising
  • ADVE 770 Advertising Portfolio
  • ADVE 779T Graduate Teaching Internship