Mark Nirider




© 2017 Mark Nirider

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My art is my hobby-it's the way I think and experiment with ideas and
concepts. I try to blend the spiritual and surreal together in unusual
ways. I often use omniscient viewpoints to portray just how unusual
true vision is and how it takes shape through the distorted perceptions
of the human mind and eye. In some paintings I use Native American
Micmac heiroglyphics in order to incorporate additional visual
communication within the painting. With the use of a scroll provided
within each painting one can decipher the script - Maybe Indiana Jones
would like these. For the most part I consider some of my work
American continental and some modern/surreal.

Nirider paints in a dimensional style that blends the untraditional
glass and cloth paints with the traditional canvas and acrylic paints.
He blends the spiritual and surreal in a way that has been described as
ethereal. The seemingly magical symbols create a mystical, visual and
cerebral event. He brings an element of sophistication to the
deceptively primitive style of his paintings. The images speak to us as
they draw us deeper into the depths of their vision. One's senses are
assailed by the glitter of gold and silver, the fiery re fractions of
gleaming gems and regal jewels.. . He seems to connect with a vision of
the future through the doorways of the past. His use of space through
time creates a kaleidoscope of inter-connected images-one blending into
the other. What is far becomes near and his wrap around visual style
portray just how unusual true vision takes shape through the distorted
perceptions of the human mind and eye. What one discovers is that these
omniscient viewpoints are not theoretically surreal but rather the
reality of true vision. Nirider has truly established an American art
form-an American vision of itself-with all of its multi-cultural
continental flavors-a true American reflection from The Great Mirror of
Life.

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