Robert Youds, ‘Matisse's Studio’, 2017, Winchester Galleries

These paintings represent my imaginings of each of these iconic artists lived aesthetic condition – the magic and power of their own creative environments and our visual absorption of them.

About Robert Youds

Robert Youds is a Victoria-based multidisciplinary artist who established his career as an abstract painter in the 1980s. Throughout his 30 years of exploration with various media—such as acrylic, plexiglass, enamel paint, vinyl, neon lights, and steel—his primary concern consistently remains to transpose the energy of light into an art form. His works additionally comment on how popular culture, architecture, and the marketplace influence his practice.

Canadian, b. 1954, Burnaby, British Columbia, based in Victoria, British Columbia