Formally a self taught artist now considered an Emerging artist
Glen Paul Mendes Qualified BA Hon's Painting & MFA illustration & Visual Media.
Glen works primarily in Acrylic Paint Markers, Graffiti Cans, Charcole,
"By an intense study of the Expressionist, Gutai and Cobra art movements Glen has managed to create a unique art practice that is a lyrical synthesis of body, mind and soul this is a meditative technique, by a combination of the use of free flow art materials produces an autonomic process where symbols appeare from seemingly random markings transposed onto finished artworks via sketchbooks that are filled whilst on location albiet in difficult to access locations and hidden creative habitats".
"My work contains hidden meaning and its my invitation to the observer to walk into the work and access your own mavarrick the urban spiritual warrior'.
"Glens work conveys an artists story of struggle and survival in adversity, where the journey is the work,he has developed an art style that is unique"!
"Glen's Love for styalised Black and White drawing came from reading comic books, which he meticulously collected, and his Black and white channelled ink drawings has been developed at art school influenced by the Neo Expressionists and has produced a raw and powerful act of spontaneous energy-inspired art language".
"My field trips are inspired action research, where in remote locations I consider my work exisits in the realm of the mystic..
INSPIRED FROM WALKING THE NATURAL AND URBAN LANDSCAPES:
This is a neo-expressive art style