Size: 24"W x 18"H x 0.01"D
Year Created: 2018
The majority of this painting was done with a guitar pick and iphone. I traced the edges and slowly the ideas came as to where and what the image would end up looking like. My wife to be was pregnant at the time and much of my conscious and subconscious thoughts revolved around this. There are elements of home, security, and reproduction. What else do you see?
John Henrikson was born in Oakland, California, USA in 1979 and raised on a pig farm in Galt, in between Sacramento and Stockton. The son of music teacher and airline pilot / pig farmer, John has always been interested in the arts specifically drawing in oil pastel. He majored in Visual Arts – Painting at University of California at San Diego (UCSD) graduating in 2002. Having done multiple college shows, John has twice appeared in the San Diego Artwalk. John continued painting throughout his life as his career has bounced between IT consulting and competitive golf. In the last 15 years he has lived in San Diego, San Francisco, and Atlanta in the US while spending nearly 7 years living in Sweden, The Netherlands and Spain abroad. John’s travels have inspired his latest works which were completed in 2013 while living in The Hague, The Netherlands. As always thank you for your time and continued support.