Welcome to Houston Carver Fine Art


“The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance. “ Aristotle

I have always seen art as a mirror which I can reflect my personal thoughts and observations.
I am most interested in portraying our human connection with everyday objects: through still-life’s
or the ‘domestic landscapes’ we inhabit.

I paint objects that have left an imprint on me, they signify my unique experience, creating my own personal iconography as I go. Like the Dutch ‘vanitas’ painters, I love the use of symbolism
to express narrative in a surreptitious manner.

Painting is my sincerest form of communication. Whether still-life, portrait or landscape, I find it ever-engaging to explore nuanced color palettes to portray the effects of light, atmosphere and mood. I always hope that my work resonates with others in a personal way. I agree with Max Beckman who stated, “In order to get to something universal you must be very specific