For me making art is about curiosity, love, and spiritual awareness. The juicy textures and vibrant colors speak to me and the whole glorious expressive mess of oil painting really gets me going. The spiritual part is that all my vulnerabilities, fears, and sensitivities are awakened, giving me the perfect—though often painful—opportunity for growth. Though figures are my favorite subject matter, I love to explore landscape, still life, and abstraction—curiosity drives me. As for love, why paint something you’re not in love with, be it figures, dogs, nature, or concepts?
Medium: Oil paint on canvas
Riley Davenport Art