If you spend enough time looking at Stan Davis’ art, you will understand who he is. You will understand how he’s evolved as an artist, how his experiences have led him to exactly where he is now, how his artistic influences have converged in his body of work. You will understand why he feels more creatively alive than he has ever felt before.
“This is the most creative thing I’ve ever done,” Davis says from his home in Perry, Florida. “It absolutely draws every ounce of creativity out of me.”
“This” is the mixed-media collage that is part of the work Davis creates. It’s the culmination of his artistic journey after years of experimentation with various means of expression. And it is providing his relentlessly inquisitive nature with constant opportunities to challenge himself.
Read the full article in the May/June 2022 issue.
36” by 36”
“With this painting, one can see signs of the earlier experimentation beginning to show up in my work.”
Mixed media collage
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“The history of the American West is replete with war and cultural conflict. Interestingly, both sides saw it as an existential threat to life and liberty.”