Mark Anthony Wilson Jr (b. 1995, Hampton, Virginia) is a self-taught artist whose practice marries the unveiling of African American heritage with Afrofuturism through sculpture and painting. A background in football, playing at the University of Cincinnati. Earning his master's degree (2018) in Applied Behavior Analysis. Mark found his passion for art during his career as a therapist. Inspired by the Indigenous Totem Poles in Washington, he developed an identity in masquerade. Mark's art was recognized by the Black Artist Fund in 2020. Encouraged by the relationship between Black and Indigenous cultures. He uses an assortment of influential materials creating a dystopian nature. Mark's work is now used to navigate how Black and Brown people imagine themselves in the future? While also reimagining our past through Afrofuturism? Mark Wilson's art has been exhibited in multiple group exhibitions and public installations in the United States. In 2022 he completed an international residency in Oakville, Canada (The Contemporary Arts Network) and first international group exhibition in Abuja, Nigeria (Thought Pyramid Art Centre).