A new exhibition by Iesha Ford opens January 6th at IPCA Gallery, Lumberton, NC. The exhibition features over 20 works and will be on display until February 3rd.
In the exhibition Iesha releases an outlook into her indigenous background and draws a straight line between art and the claim for it: it challenges the sensitivity of the senses and leave exciting thoughts in the viewer’s mind.
Iesha Ford is an artist based in Maxton NC. She can be remembered for drawing what she feels and sees: she paints the world dressed in ideas that are close to her heart.
Capturing Life's Vibrancy Through Multidisciplinary Art
Iesha Ford, a 29-year-old artist residing in the picturesque landscapes of North Carolina, weaves a vibrant tapestry of emotions and experiences through her multi-disciplinary art. Immersed in a world of color, texture, and mixed media, Iesha art exhibits the power of artistic exploration in capturing the essence of life.
Her artistic journey is deeply rooted in the exploration of bold color palettes, a distinctive play with textures, and a seamless fusion of various artistic mediums. Iesha's work often takes the form of striking portraits, with an emphasis on the people closest to her heart - her family and friends.
Inspired by the Art Nouveau era, Iesha seamlessly blends traditional and contemporary elements, creating a visual language that is uniquely hers. The influence of this art movement is evident in her graceful lines, intricate details, and a harmonious interplay of organic and geometric shapes. Yet, her art goes beyond mere homage, transcending into a personal exploration of self-identity.
Iesha's artistic voice is a reflection of her own journey of self-discovery. Her works are not just aesthetically pleasing; they are a mosaic of symbols and motifs that bear witness to significant moments and ideas in her life. Through each stroke of the brush, she translates emotions, memories, and aspirations into a visual language that speaks directly to the viewer.
As a mother and a wife, family is at the core of Iesha's artistic narrative. The intimate portrayal of her loved ones serves as a celebration of the profound connections that shape her world. Each portrait is a testament to the beauty of human relationships and the emotional depth that transcends the canvas.
Iesha Ford invites viewers into a realm where the boundaries between the personal and the universal blur. Her art is an invitation to explore the intricacies of human experience, painted with a palette that reflects the vibrancy of life itself. In every stroke and every hue, Iesha captures the essence of her journey, leaving an indelible mark on the canvas of contemporary art.