马克·莱登目前生活和工作于美国俄勒冈州波特兰。1987年，莱登于加州帕萨迪纳艺术中心设计学院获学士学位。他曾在世界各地艺术博物馆及机构举办个展，包括大型回顾展 “Cámara de las maravillas”，马拉加当代艺术中心 (2016)；早期回顾展 “Wondertoonel”，西雅图弗莱艺术博物馆及加州帕萨迪纳艺术博物馆 (2004-2005)；2017年，莱登为美国芭蕾舞剧院新剧 “Whipped Cream” 担纲布景、服装及道具设计，该剧由阿列克谢·拉特曼斯基担任编导；由艺术家创作的素描、手稿及绘画亦同期于大都会歌剧院及卡斯明展出。
Mark Ryden received his BFA from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California in 1987. His paintings have been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide, including a 2016 career-spanning retrospective Cámara de las maravillas at The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga, as well as an earlier retrospective Wondertoonel at the Frye Museum of Art in Seattle and Pasadena Museum of California Art (2004–2005). In 2017 Ryden was commissioned to create the set and costume design for a new production of Whipped Cream, put on by the American Ballet Theatre with choreography by Alexei Ratmansky. The drawings, sketches and paintings created by Ryden for the ballet were exhibited concurrently at the Gallery Met located at the Metropolitan Opera House and at Kasmin. Ryden currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon.