John Gumley-Mason

Oil on canvas
59 x 139 cm
In Alive, I have tried to express the strength and fragility of our living world.  I have used a limited fresh palette to emphasise a need to adopt a simpler way of life, rejoicing in and respecting the natural world which still nourishes and sustains us today.  I have juxtaposed the might of the waterfall and the vulnerability of the coffee plant to acknowledge the care and toil which goes into the production of what so many of us take for granted…