Behind the Art...
Psychedelic Art Creator Jay Percy The Artist...
London based, Psychedelic Art creator Jay Percy has painted as a way of working through emotions for over 20 years. Since 2016, she has taken her artistic passion with great seriousness, beginning her career by painting portraits of those closest to her.
Growing up in London gave Jay an opportunity to grow up around varying cultures and ideas, aspects of which feed back into her art work. Being close to Epping Forest instilled a love for all things natural, and inspired many nature-based pieces.
The metaphysical is something that has always been fascinating to Jay Percy. Through exploration of anthropology, spirituality and entheogens, Jay has sought to use her artwork to distill her learnings into a very simple message: We have all been birthed by the same ultimate Mother- Nature. Respect her.
She currently spends her time exploring the realms of Psychedelic Art and Visionary Art. Her contribution to Psychedelic Art endeavors to be explorational, educative and conversational.
An Artivist through and through, Jay Percy also creates pieces as counter-culture statements.
Working primarily with acrylics on canvas, she combines her love of highly saturated colours and royal golds with African Goddess worship, psychedelic print, and fundamental belief in the right to explore one's own consciousness and spirituality.
Interspliced Layers of textures and patterns add to the complexity of the story being told. In Jay Percy's visionary art, the colours, lines and shapes purposefully compete to bring to the viewer's mind as many questions as they remedy.
Picture lovingly taken by @mel_thephoenix30
My art piece from Jay Percy is called 'She', it's kept high up on the wall of every place I've lived. I love how she has captured energy and me in my favorite place, Saturday vibes at home wearing a head wrap. You feel so much sensuality when you look at it.