LXM Artist profile
LXM Artist is Alex McPherson
BFA Elam School of Fine Arts
University of Auckland
My art is representative and expresses the enjoyment of nature and life. I try and capture the universality of love through art.
It is a sensory experience. There is a spirituality in the painting process. I believe in the right to life and exist in this world and beyond.
I try to capture more than just a likeness in my figurative paintings. The 'birdness' of a bird or the essence of a creature.
The use of enhanced colour, like a cobalt sky and an ultramarine sea is evident in a landcape.
Shell and Nature Series respect the previous inhabitants of what are vessels, found washed up on a beach. Things of beauty in their own right - the soul moved on to another realm, and reveal the object left behind.
I exist therefore I paint.
It is my language,