FRED PADDOCK
pickerington, Ohio - United States



Original Artworks (4)

Fred Paddock; Tree Line Fire, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 20 x 16 inches. Artwork description: 241  Tree line Fire is a study of early morning light affected by varied cloud forms and the defused light caused by winter branches. ...
Fred Paddock
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
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Fred Paddock; Fenwick Sunrise, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 30 x 24 inches. Artwork description: 241  Fenwick Sunrise is a study of early morning light affected by fog and close lying cloud configurations. ...
Fred Paddock
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
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Fred Paddock; X, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  The X configuration is ever present while traveling by car. The 4 sections change in character as I move about the country but the format is fairly static.  This often presents a thought provoking composition. ...
Fred Paddock
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Fred Paddock; Eclipse, 2006, Original Painting Acrylic, 24 x 30 inches. Artwork description: 241  Vase of Sunflowers.   ...
Fred Paddock
Original Acrylic Painting, 2006
24 x 30 inches (61.0 x 76.2 cm)
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Artist Statement

Touchstones. In my mind, a touchstone is an event or experience that transcends time and place in which a person is touched personally by the Creator. These moments generate intense emotions and profound thought. I believe they are specific revelations from our Creator of His existence, personality and even, His intent. These touchstones have moved the prophets and poets from of old. The Artist is the touchstone in human form, or at least can be. Artists, like the Creator, communicate outside of linear and categorical order. They speak an organic, evolving, fluid language which is understood by the Spirit. In this way, the artist is essential to civilization. He or she brings the touchstone into a context that is available to all (though no single artist speaks to all people, yet collectively, artists speak to all of humanity). It is through art that the Spirit is awakened and the soul becomes aware of the Creator's presence in and around them. This awareness in turn fosters compassion and understanding as one learns to see the unity in diversity. (Uni-Vers or, as I like to say, "Infinite variety with absolute unity") True compassion and true understanding are the seed bed for peace and obedience to Creator's law as reflected in the creation. Artists have a great responsibility to be what they are. It is not for themselves alone but for the community that they are here. Artists should take courage from this and draw their identity from ...