WORKS ON PAPER
Ambiguity reinforces themes that are central in JP Willis’s body of work, beneath the surface are tensions and dichotomy, a ‘real’ meaning versus a ‘surface’ meaning. The threat implicit is disguised with sugar coating and candy colours.
Self-contained, uncompromising and contemporary, Willis examines the world around him with a painter’s sensibility. His steady output has created a body of work laced through with the same dystopian themes: the nastiness of humanity, and the inevitability of the cruel twist.