John Fish - Fine Artist

John Fish

Los Angeles, CA - United States








John Fish

Los Angeles, CA - United States

John Fish - Fine Artist

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May 19th, 2010







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About John Fish

The universe is mostly empty of matter, yet full of energy. I think that the human condition is an attempt to make sense and out of the emptiness. The failure to do so results in a mystery and beauty that is both poetic and spiritual. I try to depict the fullness and depth of this 'empty' space with rich textures, vibrant movement and flowing color in paint.

Stark, bold, surreal landscapes of southwestern U.S. influence my work. I use the elements of nature without form that is constantly changing and evolving to express my emotions without the boundaries of form except as an iconic element. I capture the essence of these landscapes and use the textures, color and fluidity to express my emotions.

The reason I like to paint non-objective art is that I am creating a new moment in time while also knowing that my past thoughts and experiences influence the way I depict reality, energy and emotions.

I often combine my own photography and paintings in digital compositions displaying the texture and brushstrokes of acrylic paintings along with a photographic image to create graphics.

John Fish is a graduate of Arizona State University where he majored in commercial art and minored in psychology. He studied creative writing and counseling at Los Angeles City College and art at The School of Visual Arts in NYC. He has designed numerous books and dust jackets including “God in the Midst of the City” for Johnny Appleseed Publishing. Fish has worked as Art Director and Graphic Designer for publishing firms and newspapers in New York City and Los Angeles. He is a painter and writer. His art has been used to illustrate theater posters, game boxes, apparel, greeting cards, magazines and history books. John lives in Los Angeles with two cats.

Exhibited works at Groundworks Cafe, 108 West 2nd St.,.Los Angeles, Ca at 2nd Street and Main in Downtown L.A. Gallery Row. (213) 620-9668
Recently and current shows: Lansdale Station Gallery, 1509 San Anselmo Ave., San Anselmo, CA 94960 (415) 723-8275; CafeMode, Shojin, 333 S. Alameda #310, Los Angeles, CA 90013; Open Call L.A. 2009, and 2011, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdale Park, 4800 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90027 (323) 644-6269
Preview 'The Light at the Center of the Tunnel' a book of writing and art at

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Bay Window by John Fish


City on the Bay by John Fish


Abstract Circular Motions by John Fish


Strength in Nature by John Fish


Nature Rocks Desert Landscape by John Fish


Main Street Los Angeles by John Fish


Hanging Garden Floral by John Fish


City Fish Market by John Fish


Seattle Public Market in Rain by John Fish


Bare Branch Fantasy Winter Forest by John Fish


Winter Scene by John Fish


City Skyline Abstract Scene by John Fish


Newport Harbor at Sunset by John Fish


Near Noon by John Fish


One Way Street by John Fish


Street Corner Pedestrians by John Fish


Building Boom by John Fish


Building Construction by John Fish


Washington State Waterfall by John Fish


Spotlight Skyline by John Fish


Living Color Walls and Windows by John Fish


Rainbows by John Fish


Garden Spirits by John Fish


Light in the Garden by John Fish


Main Street Bay Windows by John Fish


Branching Out Nature Art by John Fish


Garden Floral Light by John Fish


Skyline at Sunset by John Fish


Falls with Rainbow Abstract by John Fish


Avenue in the Country by John Fish


Street Lamp Rainbows by John Fish


City Streets by John Fish


Buttons Art with Abstract Painting by John Fish


Sea Expressions by John Fish


Passionately Curious by John Fish


Come Into the Light with Nature by John Fish


God Bless All the Moms by John Fish


Vintage Bouquet Art by John Fish


Fame on a Street Corner by John Fish


Las flores de los angeles by John Fish


Rooftop with Vintage Colors by John Fish


Arts District by John Fish


Rainbow Floral by John Fish


Rose Building by John Fish


Broadway and Ninth Facing West by John Fish


Old and New Building Panorama by John Fish


Broadway and Ninth Dwontown Corner by John Fish


Spring Street Los Angeles by John Fish

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