Guy Jackson

Oils

As a Contemporary Impressionist I paint mainly landscape and cityscape in oil.  I enjoy painting picturesque subjects and destination spots that evoke fond memories to warm the heart, encourage the soul, and bring a smile to the face.I do not seek to render in photographic detail, but instead to create expressive, dynamic impressions so that a viewer can enter the scene personally, experiencing and
completing it for one’s self.  I seek to paint “in light of eternity” to help the viewer connect with the spiritual longings of the soul.
I agree with Aristotle’s statement, “The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.”  And I believe the visual arts best serve humankind by joining nature in displaying the reality and beauty of our Creator (Romans 1:20).  As an artist I merely “plagiarize God’s work.”

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