Color Fields: The Art of J Louis

For his latest body of work, 2018 Beautiful Bizarre Art Prize Finalist, J Louis looked to something that is both ordinary and fantastical for inspiration. Something which everyone experiences on a regular basis, yet is entirely unique to the individual – dreams. Drawing on both the conscious and unconscious dreamscapes of the female muses featured in his work, J created a series of works that merge realist figuration, abstract form and texture.   About the concept behind the exhibition Color Fields, which was recently exhibited at Arcadia Contemporary in Pasadena, California, J Louis stated, Our dreams are vague, often misunderstood. Yet they are capable of expressing elements of our mind that are locked out of our conscious. This collection of paintings are designed to express the ambiguity and insightfulness of dreaming through whom I believe … Continue reading Color Fields: The Art of J Louis