Haiga: poem + photograph
Copyright © by Mark Meyer / 3dotstudio. All rights reserved.
Reproduced here with artist’s permission.
cooling himself off
in the gazpacho
—Reproduced here with artist’s permission from Senryu Circle
(Facebook, 24 August 2020)
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)
⚡Works by Mark Meyer in Issue 1.8 (29 August 2019) and Issue 1.6 (27 May 2019) of Human/Kind Journal