Mark is a gifted teacher and lecturer and has often appeared in the media, including Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Live, America's Talking, NBC News, the BBC, Women's Wear Daily, New Age Journal, The Chicago Tribune, People, the Los Angeles Times, Self, and Mirabella.
Julia Cameron, author of The Artist's Way and The Vein of Gold is an award winning journalist, writer, theologian and poet, who has written for most major national publications including The New York Times, LA Times, Rolling Stone, Chicago Tribune, and The Village Voice. She was also a contributing editor to American Film Magazine for many years. She has written television, films, plays and short stories and, though primarily a working artist, she is internationally known for her work on creativity.
Writing since the age of 18, Cameron has had an accomplished, distinguished, and extensive journalism career, and her credits include writing on the arts for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. At age 23, Cameron was already writing features and book criticism for the Washington Post and later covered arts as a special correspondent for The Chicago Tribune for several years.
She wrote for Rolling Stone and New York magazine, during their most influential years, and was cited in Time for her Watergate coverage in Rolling Stone. Hand-picked by legendary editor Jim Bellows, she wrote an OpEd column for the Los Angeles Times Herald Examiner. Cameron has been a frequent columnist and contributor to Vogue, Mademoiselle, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, Savvy, Cosmopolitan, and others, and has been a contributing editor for American Film magazine for more than a decade.
From the popular workshops on unlocking creativity and living from the creative center she has taught for two decades came her book THE ARTIST'S WAY (Tarcher/Putnam), which has become an international best-seller, published in a dozen languages with worldwide sales of over 1 million copies.
She has taught THE ARTIST'S WAY workshops to such places as the Smithsonian, The New York Times, Omega, Esalin, the Open Center, Interface, Wisdom House, and many others. As a result of her workshops and book, THE ARTIST'S WAY, creativity groups have formed across America, and throughout the world, from the jungles of Panama to the Outback of Australia.
Catherine Allen, PHD, is the President of The Santa Fe Group, an independent consulting firm that manages high-tech clients. Cathy's professional history includes time as Vice-president, Business Development and Alliances for the Citicorp Technology Office in New York where she was responsible for new technology- based global financial services, delivery systems strategies and strategic alliances with technology companies such as MCI, Bellcore, Ameritech, Bell Atlantic, and Nynex.
Cathy has over twenty years experience in new product and business development in corporations, small business and the nonprofit sector. She founded and chaired the Smart Card Forum, a 190 corporate and government entity member multi-industry consortium developed to create the infrastructure for smart card technology in the United States.