Miami-based artist Mark Cherry is an established mixed media artist whose work reflects a fertile imagination and bold illumination. Essentially self-taught, he embraces painting as a means of expressing an idealized world view of varied possibilities. His paintings often deal with emotional realities, as reflected through daring and intriguing visual possibilities. Cherry created his own signature style that South Florida art lovers have come to recognize and enjoy.
Cherry embraced painting as a means of expression, his paintings deal with the emotional anguish of life as it is. His bold strokes and palette are a reminder of DeBuffet and Art Brut. He is considered by his peers as one of the few authentic naive painters of Miami.