Blake Brasher's Profile
My work is an exploration of the physical and spiritual nature of life expressed in color and movement. I believe the purpose of art is to help man find his place in the universe, and I consider a painting a success if it has that spiritual quality that draws people into a state of meditative contemplation. My work is neither ironic nor attempting to shock anyone; it is as sincere as I can make it.
When I paint I tend to spend more time watching than actually making marks. I set events in motion on the canvas and watch as they develop. When the painting is all wet and the colors start mixing together on their own, I feel like a farmer cultivating fields and caring for animals. It is a process of tending and caring and occasionally culling and pruning.
My work is meant to be evocative rather than representational. I want to engage the…
- Born on December 29
- Joined December 10, 2011