Liam Stevens

Painting

Biography and career

Liam Stevens



I am drawn to the relationship between the expressive forms of the natural world and the assembly of architectonic geometry found in the city where I live. Observing the development of urban space, I look at the way in which natural elements respond and interact, producing work that stems from both the organic and constructed world we inhabit.  


Adopting line and form in repeat format, my process also draws parallels with both nature’s ability to produce countless variations of the same object, such as raindrops or leaves on a tree, and our own fabricated environment, with its duplicate grids, structures and intersections. I explore these similarities through connections in material and space, giving the intervals between as much emphasis as the segments that enclose it.


Primarily working on raw canvas, I also explore my practice through drawing and reliefs constructed of wood or paper.