Mark Nelson, Partner
Mark drives the creative direction of all the studio’s endeavors. He builds close working relationships with artists, curators, and writers to develop editorial design from the ground up on each new project. Mark has worked for the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and the Cranbook Architecture Office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, where he was one of the principal exhibit designers for the renovation and expansion of the Cranbrook Institute of Science. Prior to joining McCall Associates in 2001, he lived and worked in New Zealand. He is the author, with Sarah Hudson Bayliss, of Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder (Bulfinch, 2006).
David Zaza, Partner
Focusing on the firm’s business development, David supervises all studio activity with an editorial eye and a long history within the art world. He works closely with clients to realize the best outcomes for their projects. After working in the exhibitions department at the International Center of Photography, he joined McCall Associates in 1995, and became a partner in 2001. A poet and playwright, David has produced two puppet-plays in collaboration with visual artist Mark Fox.
Michelle W. Nix, Senior Designer
Michelle’s designs—for clients including Gagosian, the Whitney, and the Morgan Library—encompass everything from announcement cards to multi-volume catalogues raisonnés. Before coming to McCall Associates in February 2006, Michelle was the senior graphic designer in the Office of Publications at Pratt Institute and an environmental designer. Subsequently she had her own business as a web and print designer. She has been an instructor for the Undergraduate Communication Design department at Pratt Institute.
Meg Becker, Designer
A graduate of Appalachian State University, Meg has been a designer with McCall Associates since summer 2015. She works with clients as diverse as Lévy Gorvy, Di Donna, and Mead Art Museum at Amherst College.
Logan Myers, Designer
A graduate of Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Logan has been a designer with McCall Associates since summer 2015. His work includes projects for Mnuchin Gallery, David Zwirner, and ADAA.
Sarah Wolberg, Project Editor
Sarah joined McCall Associates in spring 2016 after working at the Barnes Foundation. She graduated in 2015 from Haverford College. In addition to her work administering advertising campaigns for ADAA and The Art Show, she enhances our client services with keen editorial abilities.