Painting has a role in addressing society’s reaction to changing climates. Painting invites a creative response, opening up new frames through which to see a changed world, exploring emotion and perception.
Chris Wilmott probes words and figurative oil painting for his response to changing climates. Considering words about the nexus of the human condition and Nature, being reflected in climate changes. Aiming to enhance society’s response to this nexus, thinking this an ethical thing to do.
His work is derived from words. Words fly to his studio. He explores what form these words might best take, such as a poems.