Mark 563 (b. 1976) is a Melbourne, Australia, based Illustrator and Tattoo artist. Born and raised in England, Mark has a Visual Communications & Graphic Design degree from The Surrey Institute Of Art & Design and moved to Australia in 2005. He has worked as a designer and illustrator for a number of clients ranging from local independent record labels to large corporations, and has been working on his own series of Hip Hop illustrations, entitled "Evolution Of The B-Boy". Besides his artwork, Mark 563 is an avid record collector and Hip Hop nerd, and has DJed alongside EPMD, Souls Of Mischief, J-Live, The Rza (Wu-Tang Clan) and many others.