When you experience a piece of art created by Erin Bowman, you see the artist. Everything you need to know is there before you: emotion, compassion and soul. There are themes of nature and connectedness, there is symbolism reflecting observations and connections. The patterns she uses expresses movement and the color she uses gives the art vibrant life.
Erin’s work is a celebration of life in the positive playfulness that everyone responds to. You can’t help but feeling uplifted by looking at her work. Her pieces brighten the spaces they inhabit and are a welcome sight, especially on dark days.
The colors are strong and bold throughout, and helps to convey emotion. Even in the rare instance when a piece is darker overall, positiveness still shines through. It seems that hopefulness and overarching joy is something that cannot be fully suppressed.
Symbols can be seen throughout Erin’s work, where celestial objects share space with earthly icons, expressing the organic beauty of nature. The shapes she chooses most often are a reminder of the basic wonder that surrounds us. You can see that connectedness to nature with the depiction of the sea, the moon, trees and the sun. You could also see the organic nature of her patterns which are an expression of nature and life itself.
Erin’s style is immediately recognizable, approachable and worth the investment. Go see her work, currently on display at Hammond’s in Pacific Beach until October 17th, presented by Art By Kami, and see the flow of the artist’s soul.
October 14, 2016
More photos here
Art by Kami: