If you want to escape to a world full of fantastic landscapes and vibrant colors, look no further than J. Daniel Adkins’ paintings in Series of Expression. This exhibition showcases Adkins’ paintings and how they can transport the viewer to a new world, something many of us desire in this current moment. Many of the pieces in this show are also grouped into sets. For Adkins, this allows him to explore an idea in depth through multiple viewpoints and then display them all together.
This “new world” that we become transported to, however, is actually just enhanced visualizations of our own commonwealth. Adkins’ vibrant portrayal of the Kentucky landscape represents the love and admiration that he has for the place that he has grown up and lived in for most of his life. Living in a city like Lexington, it can be easy to forget about the absolutely beautiful scenery around us. These paintings serve as a reminder of the widespread beauty encompassing our state.
Located in the Sulier Gallery at The Loudon House, J. Daniel Adkins’ Series of Expression will be on display until March 12. Adkins’ work is a treat to see in person, and we invite you to come and check it out! If you’re unable to make it, our exhibitions are also available to view online at www.lexingtonartleague.org.
Stream Crossing, 2020 Acrylic on canvas 30" x 40"
Author: Josh Porter; curatorial intern for the Lexington Art League
Public Gallery Hours
Saturday 12pm - 5pm
Viewings also available by appointment
The Loudoun House
209 Castlewood Dr.
Lexington, Ky. 40505
All Lexington Art League programs are made possible through the generous support of LexArts.
The Kentucky Arts Council, a state arts agency, provides operating support to the Lexington Art League with state tax dollars and federal funding from the National Endowment for the Arts. Additional support provided by Lexington Parks & Recreation.