Jeremy Herndl

Statement of Practice.

My work is observational and most of it occurs outside. Looking at nature for a long time is an intimate experience, more is noticed, appearances change as hours go by. I think of the painting as a document of a long interaction, meditating on place, texture, light and colour. I have made many paintings about humans as an expression of nature, with buildings and cars intertwined with trees and moss. Now those clues are not as important, the human element is of course the painter and later, the viewer - who is invited to participate in looking at these places for all those hours.