Garrett Speirs is active/lives in North Carolina, California / Italy. Garrett Speirs is known for fauve landscape, still life and figure painting, lithographs.
Biography Garrett Speirs
"Italy in general, and Tuscany in particular, have motivated and challenged me as an artist. In Tuscany, the past speaks as loud as the present. It is this contrast between the historic and contemporary, the cultural versus the natural, the geometry of the buildings verses the pitching hills, the wash of warm colors verse the cool blue of the shadows which cultivates my work. As an observer of Italian culture, I sometimes feel as though eminent collapse and chaos are just a moment away, yet within this imperfection, unity and cohesion exist. I would say this balance comes not in spite of this chaos, but because of it. They are inseparable. I feel these paintings describ
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