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Mark Mothersbaugh

Mark Mothersbaugh
1950: Born Akron, Ohio
1957: Receives first pair of spectacles and simultaneously becomes interested in art
1968: Enrolls in Kent State University's fine arts department
1970: Protests Vietnam War
Meets Jerry Casale at Kent State and conceptualizes the art band DEVO
1975: Exhibits artwork in first solo gallery show
1976 to present: With Bob and Jim Mothersbaugh and Bob and Jerry Casale, releases award-winning short film In the Beginning Was the End: The Truth About De-Evolution and European chart-topping singles
With Bob Mothersbaugh and Jerry Casale, creates DEVO's films, graphics, music, and stage shows
With DEVO, continues to record and perform
1984 to present: Composes music for films, TV, radio, games, and the web
1987 to present: Participates in hundreds of solo and group art exhibitions
2008: Receives honorary doctorate from Kent State

Stories by Mark Mothersbaugh published in Zoetrope: All-Story:
 Notes on Design, Vol. 12, No. 2

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