… An allegory to inspire …
In the realm of creative enterprise, you need insight, open eyes, light, darkness, and the grace of God to live the dream.
“To create is the essence of Gods character”.
The visibility of painting, photography, leather craft, illustration, sculpture, the sciences, food, music, and poetic words speak from the inner world made visible from a creative mind.
“The world of spirit, made in the image and likeness of God to be seen and enjoyed on earth, as it is in heaven”.
Ian Anderson Fine Art (IAFA) is an invite into the accolades and transparent journey of Ian Anderson through his caravanserai on planet Earth. The 20th and 21st-century artist.
Like a little boy in an *aging suit, I have a lot of playing to do before I leave this planet for the next bus stop. Before reaching that bus stop this fantastic and rich life offers me an opportunity to overcome the odds and excel at something good. My dream is to be teachable and waste no opportunities discovering what is good, natural and supernatural, as seen through the eyes of a wonderful God who has given us his life on this extraordinary earth.
*An aging suit is only temporal but the spirit is eternal. Because the spirit doesn’t age, this little boy can play forever.
The firmly held belief embedded in all images of this Gallery is :
“The greatest gift God gave to man is not sight; it is a vision. The eyes function is the sight. The spirits function is the vision. Natural eyes see the world. Spiritual eyes, the heart of man create the vision for living. Embedded within every spirit is a desire hungry to discover something true to idolize and what we idolize will either destroy us or create a life worth living.” ~ Ian Anderson
Watch this space for links to galleries exhibiting Ian’s work in 2018.
A portion of all sales from Ian Anderson Fine Art and Feast Fashion provides literacy programs via Vida manufacturers. IAFA supports World Vision sponsorship and feeding the poor in third world countries through IAFAs partnership programmes. EVERY PURCHASE HELPS US CONTINUE TO FUND THESE PROGRAMS HELPING OTHERS BUILD BETTER LIVES FOR THE NEXT GENERATIONS.
- LIMITED EDITION REPRODUCTIONS ARE NOT HELD IN STOCK. EACH PIECE IS CUSTOM PRINTED, UNIQUELY ENHANCED AND SUPPLIED WITH A SIGNED, DATED AND NUMBERED PROVENANCE. THIS REDUCES WASTE, KEEPS PRODUCTION QUALITY AT A PREMIUM AND REDUCES THE NEED FOR MASS-PRODUCTION.
- OPEN EDITION PRINTS ARE PRODUCED ON FINE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHIC PAPERS AS DEMAND DICTATES.
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About the artist and the available Fine-Art pieces
My relationship with Jesus inspires these artworks. I work mostly in oils, supported by photography, illustration, leather art, sculpture, allegories, and poetry. Prayerful inspiration is a habitual practice in all my work with thoughtful aspirations embedded to motivate and challenge our views of life.
Any insights I include without judgment, condemnation or shame. In the quest to express known truths the works also explore cultural and indigenous diversities.
Without wanting to offend anyone, these works are what they are.
Art through the ages has been an indelible part of humanities want to express their thoughts and hunger for expression through images. Looking at original rock carvings, language hieroglyphics, sculptures, oil painting, illustration and now digital illustrative photography you see echoes of times gone by and the visions of futures dreamed. The human spirit seeks meaning and purpose in life. In these pages, the passions, philosophies, dreams, and inspirations are my legitimate insights and discoveries.
I get to share my 20th and 21st-century journey with you. This privilege I treat as a gift and an honor.
My inspirations are, Dali, Rembrandt, Michelangelo, Jesus, Da Vinci, Monet, Escher and multiple others. I find I am in a rich line of wonderful visionaries. My work will not be pleasing to all but I trust you will delight in its uniqueness, for its own sake. Knowing this to be true, I will not compare my work with any other because my work will find its own unique place.
As free will beings, you will make your own judgments as you see my journeys work unfolded in their progression from my life story through, depression, confusion of identity, bitterness, and anger to one of abiding peace and the assurance of Gods favor in my own skin. Ian Anderson is a very happy creative.
Don’t hesitate to inquire about the variety of reproductions offered.