til·ler noun \ˈti-lər\ :stalk, sprout; :one that tills : cultivator :a device or system that plays a part in steering something.
Black Plum 1, acrylic & mixed media on canvas, 30"x 48".
Tiller art combines elements of Japanese Gyotaku, Action Painting, Bas Relief/Impasto and Batique to create arboreal abstract compositions.
Red Maple (detail), acrylic & mixed media on canvas, 36"x 42".
John Petach is originally from the Delaware Valley, but has made his home in California for many years.
"When I moved to the Bay Area 7 years ago, I began selling work in commercial galleries in Southern and Northern California as well as The East Coast. Recently I was juried into and began showing and selling my work with the Artist Guild of San Francisco. My work on canvas, glass, thick acrylic sheets and concrete assemblages are all a continuation of my artistic exploration. The strength of the natural world and an intuitive approach still guide my abstract work. From the process and action of creating to the concept of man’s hand and nature’s pushback, I use size, organic textures and color to continue working, thinking and feeling my way along this creative path."
Birch, acrylic & mixed media on canvas, 24"x 36".
Nov. 7- Jan.3
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