Marc DeBauch was born October 24th, 1956 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. The descendant of German and Polish immigrants, (some of whom were convicted felons), he attended Catholic grade school which forced a rebellious nature into his art and being. As a young adult he attended St. Cloud State University where he majored in jewelry design, printmaking and pot smoking. At the age of 23 he, joined the sex cult of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh changed his name to Satyarthi, wore only red clothing, sold all of his worldly possessions, (except his paint brushes), and moved to India. When he returned to the USA in 1980, Marc began to paint turbulent landscapes and fantasy art, including homo erotic subjects. In 1995 Marc won first place in the Tom of Finland Emerging Erotic Artists Contest. Since then his art has been exhibited internationally and published in books including Brunos Gmunders "Stripped" and "The Worlds Greatest Erotic Art" of Today Vol I and III, as well as numerous new age and adult magazines. His interests include archeology, zoology, astrology, mythology, botany, and art history. Marc currently lives in Minneapolis with Eduardo, his partner of 19 years, and their Boxer dogs Zorro and Xsa-Xsa.