I believe an artist is who you are, rather than what you do. As an artist, one truly has to wave at everyone walking down the road of life and be able to see the possibility of an unexplored path to the side, compelled to see and pursue his or her own truth. The path of an artist can be romanticized, but it’s often lonely, misunderstood and controversial; and I wouldn’t have it any other way. It’s part of the beauty of life, and certainly the way I approach my art. Continue reading “Louis Bishop”
I find simplicity, beauty and a timeless honesty in wild places, wild things and those occupations dependent on the land and sea. They evoke in me a peaceful feeling not unlike that of going home. My art seeks to convey this sense of peace and place to others.
If you want to truly see a thing, try to paint it. While I don’t consider myself strictly a plein air artist, all of my paintings begin outside. I have to spend time in a place or with an animal to experience it and see the light upon it. Continue reading “John E. Davis”