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Major Carlton L. "Carl" Clark is an internationally exhibited artist. Carl's medium is social documentary photography. He is also a freelance editorial photographer. Carl is multilingual and has traveled to Europe, Asia, South East Asia, Africa, Central America, and Canada. During the first of two tours of duty in Vietnam he converted to Buddhism. Buddhism, Roy DeCarava, world travels, African ancestors, fine art training, spirituality, women and two and a half years of combat influence his Art. Clark holds a B.A. degree in sociology from The University of Nebraska and a B.F.A. from Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. His graduate level courses include; Education, Economics, International relations, Counseling Psychology, and Management principles.

His diverse and extensive exhibits include The Royal Photographic Society of England, The Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC, The Museum of Fine Art Houston TX, The Brooklyn Musuem of Art, The Baltimore Museum of Art, The Museum of the National Center of Afro-American Artists, Boston Massachusetts, The Eye Gallery of San Francisco, CA, The Washington DC Center for Photography, The Katzenstein Gallery Baltimore, MD, The Society for Contemporary Photography Kansas City, MO, The Matrix Gallery Sacramento, CA, Photo National, Penn. State University, Hui No‚Eau Visual Art Center, Makwao, HI and Portsmouth Museum, Portsmouth, VA.

Carl's work is in the collections of the Museum of Fine Art Houston, TX, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, The Art Museum, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI and The Schomberg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY. Carl's photographs appeared in such prestigious publications as "Reflections in Black: Black Photographers 1840 to Present," "Vanity Fair," "The National Law Journal," The Los Angles Times, Guardian Newspapers of London England and "The Best of Photography Annual."