Born 1935, Cincinnati, OH.
In 1967, after five years at Time-Life Books and Fortune magazine, he established his design studio, Marcus Ratliff, Inc. Until he closed his New York office in 2007 Marcus Ratliff and his staff worked exclusively with galleries, museums and publishers producing ads, announcements, posters, catalogues, brochures and books.
Since 2002 Marcus has lived and worked in his studio in Norwich, Vt.
1959-1960: Yale University School of Art
1956-1959: Cooper Union School of Art
1958: Yale-Norfolk Summer Art School
1953-1956: University of Cincinnati