Patrick Pepin - Jenna's Pick - Italy Series
Italy Series - By Artist Patrick Pepin
"I’ve always been drawn to abstraction, so when I saw the work of Patrick Pepin, I was captivated immediately. His work has a wonderful sense of movement to it. Once I read in his bio that travel plays a large role in his work, it made so much sense. His use of colour and shape is so sophisticated, with each circle playing up the colours in the circle next to it.
Every time I look at his work, I’m drawn to new colours and shapes, which makes me want to look at it again and again. For me, it reminds me of the work of the Abstract Expressionists where the paint takes on a life of its own. Its texture is part of the work!"
- Jenna Shamoon, Art Consultant
I play a game of chance in life and art to create contrasts and harmony between colours, people and space.by Patrick Pepin
Patrick Pepin is an auto-didactic painter who works from an abstraction of action. Pepin's varied experiences in global and artistic journey are unique to his life beliefs. For many years, Pepin's travels have influenced and challenged him in every aspect of his life. Inspired by his travels, Pepin's art reflects freedom, movement, and decisions that he makes spontaneously on the road and in the process of creation.
Pepin's paintings, he says, represents a sincere and frank confession. They are created in several steps, by successive layers. For Pepin there exists a link between travel and his artistic process. Here lays the journey that matters to him, the decisions he makes during realisation of the paintings and which appear to be irreversible choices. Pepin likes to think outside the box to explore new avenues, likewise travelling in unknown lands is born of chance encounters. Pepin plays a game of chance in life and art to create contrasts and harmony between colours, people and space.