Mark Fleuridor (He/ Him) is a Haitian American artist born and raised in Miami, Florida. He graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in Painting. Fleuridor explores his own personal history within his background and familial experiences. It is important for him to understand his family by dissecting his own memories and family narratives through the labor in his art process. Physically and digitally working with materials that reference Fleuridor’s family helps him understand their past in Haiti and present lives within the Haitian community in Miami where he grew up. These topics are explored through mediums such as painting, performance, quilting, and collage.
Mark Fleuridor has received the Red Bull Artist Grant 2020 and is a recipient of the Oolite Arts Ellies Awards 2020 for his project Being Held, a project to create a public mural in Miami that counters uncertain times by focusing on people, families and their love for each other. Fleuridor has completed artist residencies such as Vermont Studio Center (2019) and the Oxbow Artist Residency, Michigan (2019) and is currently attending Oolite Artist Residency in Miami, Florida. Fleuridor has exhibited his works in various exhibitions including; Idiom and Taxonomies at Oolite Arts in Miami Fl (2020), We Are One at Creative Alliance in Baltimore(2020), Maryland, and B_19 a t Baltimore City Hall (2019).