Transformative Realism by Emrys Huntington: an Illustrator, Painter, Sculptor and Writer who sidelines as an English Teacher and
behavioural specialist in the Netherlands
|Recent acrylic paintings narrating the authenticity of awe on wooden board
These works represent a convergence of the sublime wonder of childhood, land- and seascapes and the animal kingdom wherein all experience is
extraordinary. The mundane becomes myth. The animal spirit expresses the interior dialogue of personal emotions. The defamiliarization of
circumstance converts negative capability into imagination. Each painting is part of a broader allegory playing out on multiple planes of
reality. Attention to detail is crucial to the evocation of magic in an expansive landscape and to the subjects power of transformation.