CH​ET DAVIS

 "Art is the visual manifestation of the soul's desperate concerns."

James Hillman​


EXHIBITION NEWS



I​​ will be exhibiting two recent works in the Art Association of Harrisburg's " Figuratively Speaking"  exhibition  February through May 2021

" Essential Break", acrylic, 2020

and 

"When We Could Visit Pappy" charcoal, 2020, which won First Place in Drawing Catagory. 


  Four of my paintings have been accepted into the Sunbury Arts Council  2021 Juried Art Show to be held at thier gallery at 421 Market St. Sunbury. The exhibit will run from April 8th to May 16th.


"Praying", acrylic on canvas, 2020

"Terrace Sunrise", acrylic on wood, 2020

"Surf Find", acrylic on wood, 2020

"Reading by the Window", acrylic, 2020


STATEMENT ON RECENT WORK

I don’t think anyone has defined art better than James Hillman. “Art is the visual manifestation of the soul’s desperate concerns.” This premise has defined my work for the past decade. A formal, conceptual process has merged with a more spiritual and allegorical way of coming to the canvas. It is a way of defining and augmenting emotional and spiritual levels which deal with specific issues that tie into my soul’s desperate concerns for the state of humanity. There is symbolism at various levels in my work, some more obvious and universal, others more hidden and personal.

My imagery and subject matter come from a combination of personal vision, imagination, and artistic intellect.