Contemporary painter Jorge Namerow has emerged as one of the most intriguing young artists working today. His work blends the classical ideals of figurative painting with a unique style. The artist states, “Painting for me is very cathartic and is the most articulate way for me to express my passion.”
Merging introspection and visual spectacle, Jorge Namerow personal investigations of the figure, spirituality and abstraction possess the power to transform today’s ideals of elegance and sensuality.
The process of transforming paint and other materials into images continues to compel and challenge me. Painting fills me with a sense of well-being and humility, and has proven to be a satisfying way for me to translate my visual ideas into a physical reality.
I paint both what I see and what I feel—focusing on the sensation and context of my experience. I work deliberately, employing both traditional and innovative techniques, while letting the uncertain nature of painting free my hand. My paintings are finished when they are able to convey a moment or sensation of where I am, as well as what I am seeing.
He claims to be “naturally drawn to paint the human figure for its timeless sensitivity” and he adds, “nothing inspires me more intensely than the female form.” Noted for the sensual vitality of his work, Jorge Namerow’s endeavors to “extract the essence of a mood and create work that is striking and simple yet, sustain its integrity through the subtleties.” In the end, it is the impulsive approach to his art that compels the viewer and evokes their emotions.