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RepresentationIllume Gallery of Fine Art
Salt Lake City, Utah - 801-210-2853Keith Bond Fine Art Studio Gallery
Kea'au, HI - 4355120247Keith Bond Little Gem Auction
, - Mountain Oyster Club Annual Art Show
Tucson, Arizona - Wild Horse Gallery
Steamboat Springs, Colorado - 970.879.5515Recent Blog PostsLight on the Cottonwoods - Little Gem Au...Posted on 1/25/2017 2:31:45 AMPainting Barefoot in the SandPosted on 1/6/2017 4:32:11 AMTrip to ChinaPosted on 11/17/2016 1:46:52 PMWinter Sunset in the Rockies - Little Ge...Posted on 10/28/2016 4:22:39 AMAspen Light - Little Gem Painting Auctio...Posted on 10/25/2016 3:27:29 AMSpring in the High Country - Little Gem ...Posted on 10/19/2016 3:52:06 AMLong Shadows - Little Gem Auction Painti...Posted on 10/13/2016 4:03:38 AMDon't Let Go of the Good to Protest the ...Posted on 8/25/2016 3:39:20 AMActive Lava FlowPosted on 8/4/2016 2:41:27 AMImmersed in HawaiiPosted on 7/28/2016 6:18:44 AMBiography
A R T I S T ' S S T A T M E N T
Light gives life.
And, within all things there is an underlying spiritual component.
Those two truths are the foundation of my art. I strive to capture the true essence of the place by seeing and feeling the divine in nature. By painting frequently on location, my relationship with nature is strengthened and I gain deeper insights. These field studies painted en plein air are about responding to the moment and capturing the natural harmonies of light and color. From these studies, I develop larger studio works which go beyond the spontaneity of the plein air pieces to elaborate on those deeper connections. Rather than painting a literal depiction, the paintings are emotional responses. Of greatest concern is capturing the spirit of the landscape.
To create a painting that feels like nature is different than a mere depiction of every detail. What I leave out of the painting is just as important – if not more so – than what I put in. It is like good jazz music or a good poem. I don’t try to tell you everything I know in each painting. I don’t care to paint every superfluous detail, every blade of grass, or every leaf on a tree. Through the expressive qualities of paint, I suggest rather than explain; leaving room for you, the viewer, to delight in discovery and to respond in a very personal manner.
B I O G R A P H Y
Keith Bond’s peaceful and contemplative oil paintings capture the spirit of the landscape. He prefers unscathed pristine scenes of nature, but also delights in ranching/farming scenes that show man living in harmony with nature. Through painterly application of the paint (an artsy term for visible, juicy brushstrokes), he captures the textures [...]Read the rest of this bio on the
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