Seth Chwast is a figurative American painter who speaks through his paint brush. In fact he was diagnosed with autism at a very early age. Since then he has been on a quest to find a way to communicate with the outside world. At 20 he took his first art course and that opened up the doors to a whole new dimension through which to connect with the world.
His art is free, naive and magical. His world is a pleasure to enter. He tells us that our lives can be cheerful and buoyant and that it isn’t wrong to take a step backwards to the years in which we were most carefree. His subjects are fantastical and fantastic. His use of colour is like fireworks on the palette. The brushwork is always different depending on the style Seth decides to use to express the moment. Seth’s art is never the same, never monotonous. It keeps us in a permanent state of excitement and curiosity - we can’t wait to see what the magician will conjure out of his top hat made of canvases and paintbrushes for us wide eyed bystanders.
A breath of freshness and delight sweeps around us as we admire Seth’s work. The art world always needs a Seth Chwast, now and again, to take us away from the solemnity and earnestness of this side of the art universe, and give us back the eyes we had when we just enjoyed the pleasure of looking.
In 2017, Seth will participate in the Chianciano Expo and will be on permanent show at the Chianciano Art Museum in Tuscany, Italy. He has also been selected to participate in the London Biennale amongst over 120 artists from 40 different countries. An incredible career for an amazing artist!
The artist Seth Chwast at the prestigious London Art Biennale 2017. Among talented artists from all over the world, the highly gifted American artist Seth Chwast has been specially selected to exhibit his incredible range of works at the London Art Biennale 2017, in London.