BiographyJon Gilchrist is a self-taught abstract artist born and raised in Oklahoma City, OK. His mother is a major motivation and inspiration in his art. And while she is no longer here, her words of encouragement and honesty live on. And those words fuel him to spread out and move onward. His work symbolizes moments where words and feelings and thoughts and possibilities intersect. And the energy that spawns from that intersection inspires him to reflect how it resonates with him on the canvas. He draws from his own personal history and experiences regarding triumphs and heartbreaks and denials and fortitude, along with his empathy for the world around him to create. That empathy extends from the emotions that underscore the challenges we face as people, races, genders, and ethnicities.
"For Real this Time No. 1