Museum in the Community: Collector's Items (see photo above), The World at Play, The West Virginia Artists Millennium Exhibit
Sunrise Museum: The Folk Treasures of Mexico: Highlights from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection
The West Virginia State Museum and West Virginia Independence Hall: The Homer Laughlin China Company: A Fiesta of American Dinnerware.
Della Taylor Brown Gallery at West Virginia State University: Absolut Exhibition, Mack's extensive personal collection of Absolut Vodka advertising.
Professional Development for Artists Panel for the West Virginia Commission on the Arts making recommendations to the Arts Commission regarding $50,000. in artist awards, 1998.
Committee member and designer for all graphics for "You Could Be Home Now" featuring Ann Magnuson, performance artist. This one night event raised $35,000 for Covenant House of Charleston, a food pantry, clothing closet, AIDS residence and resource program, single mothers program and Housing Program for rural and urban areas, 1993.
Committee member, designer for all graphics, installed the exhibition for PARTY, an art auction and fund-raiser for Covenant House of Charleston which raised $25,000 in one evening, 1995.
Committee/board member for the Charleston Renaissance Corporation (now Charleston Urban Renewal Authority) as they developed Capitol Market, Charleston, to establish design, marketing and signage goals/parameters for the market and its tenants prior to opening, 1995-97.
Board member, Collectors Club, Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences. The Collectors Club purchases art for the museum's collection, assists in the presentation of exhibits and educational programs, 2005 - 2006 and 2014 - 2017. Board Vice President 2018 - 2020 and Board President beginning in July 2020.
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Commission member (Chairman in 2018), Wayfinding Commission, the City of Charleston, West Virginia, appointed by the mayor and confirmed by Charleston City Council. In his capacity on Wayfinding, Mack worked with the Convention and Visitors Bureau to develop a banner identity program for the city-wide, web based calendar of events (charlestonwv.com - see images above). Additionally he worked with the City Parking Director to identify all of the cities municipal parking facilities for visitors and residents alike (image below, left) and with the Charleston Land Trust, Carriage Trail Committee to identify the Carriage Trail (image below middle) and also the Hamilton Preserve and Trail in Danner Meadow.
Mack completed a BFA in Graphic Design at the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts, School of Art and Design.
Before starting his own business, Mack was the Assistant Director of the West Virginia State Arts Agency responsible for working with artists and arts organizations in all 55 counties. At that time West Virginia was the only state with its own cultural center. The Arts Commission had a one million dollar budget and was number two in per capita funding for the arts in the United States.
The East End Main Street StreetWorks Project turned Washington Street, East into a public art gallery. Mack's contribution included the two pieces of art below. The EE (left) is located at the corner of Washington and Greenbrier Streets and The East End of CRW is located directly across Washington Street from Family Dollar.