Mark Burk’s SVA Killer Work student feedback Spring 2016

Spring has finally arrived and I’m looking forward to the summer session of (School of Visual Arts) “Killer Work: How to Make Ideas that Make Other People Jealous” I keep the summer session of Killer

The night I took a steam with Mick Jagger: What he taught me about advertising

I recently came across this painter’s cap, which I wore years ago when I was a tennis pro at a club in Chicago. One night I came off the courts late. The club was

SVA Killer Work student feedback Fall 2015

Howdy! With the holidays now a sweet (or sour) memory and the weather hovering in the 20’s, it’s time to think School of Visual Arts’ Winter semester. “Killer Work: How to Make Ideas that

Mercedes Benz ad as bad as a dumb beer joke

Okay, let’s start out with this dumb joke supposedly told by Mia Maestro for September’s Esquire: This guy comes home one day to find a note left by his wife on the fridge. It

SVA Killer Work student feedback Summer 2015

Howdy! The School of Visual Arts (SVA) Summer semester of “Killer Work: How to Make Ideas that Make Other People Jealous” was a lot of fun and a great success! Here are a few students’ feedback from

SVA Killer Work first assignment: dropcam

For those of you who’ve enrolled in, or are thinking of enrolling in, this fall’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) ‘Killer Work: How to Make Ideas That Make Other People Jealous’,  here’s our first

SVA Killer Work first assignment Elmer’s Slide-All

For those of you who’ve enrolled in, or are thinking of enrolling in, this summer’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) ‘Killer Work: How to Make Ads That Make Other People Jealous’, here’s our first

SVA Killer Work advertising class student feedback Spring 2015

Howdy! The School of Visual Arts Spring semester of “Killer Work: How to Make Ideas that’ll Make Other People Jealous” marked a big turning point. I took the fall off to rethink and restructure the course

Manhattan Mini Storage: Thank you Seth Meyer

   Here’s why I’m sharing this ad for Manhattan Mini Storage. I want to point out that we not only pull conceptual ideas from the culture around us, but we grab grammatical ones as well.

SVA Killer Work: Here’s a great tagline for Drop Stop

One of our assignments in SVA’s Killer Work this semester was Drop Stop, which was actually surprisingly difficult. Drop Stop is nothing more than a piece of foam that goes in between the seat and the