Copyright © by Mark Meyer / 3dotstudio. All rights reserved.
among the screaming trees
my shadow ablaze
—Posted by the artist to his Facebook page on 24 July 2021; reproduced
here with his permission
is a poet, contemporary visual artist, and retired educator who lives in the Seattle
area and describes himself this way: “ex-scientist/ quasi-artist/
semi-poet/ pseudo-guitarist/ meta-misanthrope.” Now in his seventh
decade, he was a neurobiologist in a prior lifetime long ago—and still really
misses looking through microscopes.
Mark’s short-form poetry has been widely published, and he is the author
of a collection of selected poetry and artwork available on Amazon (June 2020): neo-Nothyngge
His recent paintings, drawings, and digital prints continue his interest in
pattern-driven compositions, richly detailed, leaving almost no space unaddressed.
As he says, “...there are no big plans or schemes in my work... it’s simply
enough to find out where these individual small ‘experiments’ lead
me.” His artworks are inspired by scientific, societal, psychological, and
theological considerations, reflecting the complex and frenetic condition of our
⚡Featured Works by Mark Meyer at Davidson Galleries (Seattle, Washington)
⚡Several of Meyer’s haiga and poems appear
in previous issues of MacQ; see our
Index of Contributors for the list.