D. Arthur Wilson
My career started at the age of seventeen when I met and
spoke with real artists. I call them real artists because
their creations were their soul source of income. I have never forgotten those brave hearts, putting their love on the line for rejection or approval.
I was inspired and moved by their courage. Shortly there-after I
joined the ranks of Professional Free-lance Artists, drawing pastel
portraits and traveling the country. It was a gypsy’s life and I loved it.
It has been twenty-seven years, thousands of miles and too many stories to tell here, and it has been an incredible journey. I have had years to define my style, reflect on learning experiences and shoot for the stars. Today I pour myself into my work like never before.
I choose to call my style “WILD EXPRESSIONISM”. I use wild creatures to express my inner thoughts and emotions. I receive incredible satisfaction when an audience picks up on its’ message.
Pastels are my chosen medium as I feel they are the best to recreate
the illusion of fur and feather. Composition and attention to personality are defining characteristics of my work. All in all, I paint because I love it and love needs no reason.
“The single most brave, noble and difficult thing in life is to:
Know who you are
Be who you are, and
Share who you are.