MARK L. ALLEN
Type of Art:
NOVEMBER 1st through NOVEMBER 29th, 2015
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13TH from 5pm to 8pm
GALLERY AT MARINA SQUARE, 601 EMBARCADERO, SUITE 10, MORRO BAY, CA 93442
Artist’s Statement for MARK ALLEN—
“I have always painted for myself. Painting is how I explore the world around me and express how I perceive it. Art and science may seem mutually exclusive in today’s world, but it wasn’t always thus, and I strive to revive art as a scientific instrument. I find painting and drawing to be powerful tools in teaching us to see what’s all around us – through the simple act of following an amazing line or pattern into infinity.
“I’ve always viewed my paintings as entries in my journal – part of my reference library that reminds me of where I’ve been and how I saw the world, which often leads to what’s next. I judge a painting by its ability to always please me, and, even better, to be an ongoing source of discovery and rediscovery.”