John Phillip Davis, in his own words:
A continuum. The point at which deliberate order and
reactive composition come together. The place where aestheticism meets spontaneous textural muscularity.
Charged by relational and discordant influences and
polarities, the thrust is to pool these diverse energies and disciplines
to build up and dismantle them at will thereby creating a new
relationship between them. Art has a design.
The result is an expression that elevates both tendencies by
giving presence to the planned and the primal, logical and visceral
mind. The work is therefore not relegated to materials, color, scale or
format but rather the philosophical relationship between chaos and
control. Push and pull. Heavy and faint. Delicate and harsh. This is the
constant ingredient. Chaos has a design.
As it relates to the viewer, my art is meant to provide all of
the initial breadth of visual information, depth of compositional drama
verisimilitude of style and environmental completeness to which the
viewer can then extrapolate a personal meaning. The art is non-objective
but has an agenda. The emotive is implied but perceived and exercised
individually. A continuum, the point at which the work transforms after