Art Center College of Design
The New School, New York, 1975
THE VILLAGE LIFE
NEO - IMPRESSIONIST
William Cain born Pasadena,Ca. a soul from the Sixties who picked up the philosophy of Dualism, Occams razor, Zen ,The Spirit of Tao, The Teachings of The Buddha ,The Book of the Secrets(Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh),Plato and Aristotle, Sexual Astrology and a few other bits and pieces from my travels around this world and galaxies far away .I may get tired but I am never bored except by boring self indulgent humans. I have hopes that our pleasant memories will follow our spirit/soul into the great beyond. www.williamcain.com As an artist who has worked in various mediums and different fields of art, I have found that working with simple forms, shapes and the use of chiaroscuro (light and dark) style of painting has enabled me to capture the basic elements of life and the world I have lived in. Although I have had many influences for my art this series, which I call (THE VILLAGE LIFE/SLICE of LIFE SERIES) comes from the 15 years I spent as a fashion model, T.V. actor, illustrator and being lucky enough to travel to various locations in the world. I would often find myself on location in a rural setting modeling some well known designers clothes but placed among the working people of the environment. I always enjoyed the way people would react and sometimes interact with the photo shot as if they were posing themselves. The images that attract me are those, which are people in their daily chores, and surroundings .I tried to capture both a whimsical and yet a sensitive slice of life which is ageless. I have chosen to leave my subjects featureless so as to allow the viewer to project their own imagination onto the rainbow of characters in my paintings. I hope you get both a sense of (deja vu) and joyfulness when viewing my artwork and would like to add my art to your environment and collection. Oh by the way did I mention I paint with my fingers.
Yours truly,William Cain /www.williamcain.com email@example.com and check out my Facebook page to see what goes through an artist mind. https://www.facebook.com/artistwill...
WILLIAM CAIN / www.williamcain.com