Los Angeles, CA
Fill your home with color and light.
I create art from my soul but am continually influenced by natures changing, unfolding, mystical beauty. Art is a journey of discovery and self-expression. I thank those who view my work for letting me share it with the universe and hope you enjoy taking the trip with me.
The universe is mostly empty of matter, yet full of energy. I think that the human condition is an attempt to make sense and out of the emptiness. The failure to do so results in a mystery and beauty that is both poetic and spiritual. I try to depict the fullness and depth of this "empty" space with rich textures, vibrant movement and flowing color in paint.
All my art is designed to bring enjoyment and serenity to those who experience it. My love of nature inspires me to create an environment of peace and harmony to my surroundings.
Style & Quality
All original works are created in my own studio. I prefer to work with acrylics. Some art is on canvas, some on paper and also some are painted on Tyvek paper. All prints from Fine Arts America are printing on high quality paper and also on canvas, metal and in a variety of finishes. Also matting and framing can be ordered so your art can be ready to hang and with satisfaction guaranteed.
Stark, bold, surreal landscapes of southwestern U.S. influence my work. I use the elements of nature without form that is constantly changing and evolving to express my emotions without the boundaries of form except as an iconic element. I capture the essence of these landscapes and use the textures, color and fluidity to express my emotions.
The reason I like to paint non-objective art is that I am creating a new moment in time while also knowing that my past thoughts and experiences influence the way I depict reality, energy and emotions.
I often combine my own photography and paintings in digital compositions displaying the texture and brushstrokes of acrylic paintings along with a photographic image to create graphics.
John Fish is a graduate of Arizona State University where he majored in commercial art and minored in psychology. He studied creative writing and counseling at Los Angeles City College and art at The School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has designed numerous books and dust jackets including God in the Midst of the City for Johnny Appleseed Publishing. Fish has worked as Art Director and Graphic Designer for publishing firms and newspapers in New York City and Los Angeles. He is a painter and writer. His art has been used to illustrate theater posters, game boxes, apparel, greeting cards, magazines and history books. John lives in Los Angeles with two cats.
Exhibited works at Groundworks Cafe, 108 West 2nd St.,.Los Angeles, Ca at 2nd Street and Main in Downtown L.A. Gallery Row. (213) 620-9668 firstname.lastname@example.org
Recently and current shows: Lansdale Station Gallery, 1509 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo, CA 94960 (415) 723-8275; CafeMode, Shojin, 333 S. Alameda #310, Los Angeles, CA 90013; Open Call L.A. 2009, and 2011, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269
Preview "The Light at the Center of the Tunnel" a book of writing and art at http://www.blurb.com/my/book/detail/986856
"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time." -Thomas Merton