Bisong Art Gallery presents SE Texas native Mark Nesmith’s vivid, expressive oil paintings inspired by the beauty of nature and the folly of man in his first Houston area solo exhibition. Mark Nesmith spent his childhood days outside roaming the woods, bayous, and beaches of Texas. This emotional attachment to the wilderness of his youth forms the foundation for his vibrant and expressive artwork.
Mark’s paintings are an amalgam of observation, memory, and imagination. Two themes dominate his work: the innate beauty of nature and the folly of modern man. Often populated by wildlife personifying human traits, these somewhat whimsical tall tales reflect his unease with mankind’s relationship to the environment and tackle subjects ranging from war and peace to consumerism and our society’s growing reliance on modern technology and media.
Inspired by observations of people he meets in daily life and his years spent teaching public school, Mark uses anthropomorphism to create visually appealing narratives. Delivered with a dose of humor, his artwork exposes and criticizes the foibles and foolishness of modern society. Through laughter he seeks the truth. This exhibit will be on display through April 20, 2019.
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Saturday, March 23, 2019—5:00 PM
Event Venue Location:
Bisong Art Gallery
1305 Sterrett Street
Houston, Texas 77002