Alfie Rouy’s paintings intend to explore subtle ways of materialising the flow of versatile, fluid-like energies that exist, within one’s current field of existence and that of others, which have the potential to be harnessed.
Aiming to provide insight and synchronisation towards the two coinciding paths, it is visualised by confined yet free flowing forms expressing elements of polarity and unity through figurative imagery. Accompanied by warm, hazy colours formulating together to create a vision of dreamlike divinity and a surreal reality, extending an over exaggerated notion of the works original intent of transposing peace, love, wisdom and unity upon the viewer. Therefore, encoded within the paintings is a consistent pattern of elements that draw to this conclusion, aiming to only be caught by the individual who already knows, leaving the rest open for speculation and wonder in auspicious mystery. While engaged upon this path of understanding, his influences range from historical events and civilisations offering a romanticised view upon the mystery of The Dark Ages combined with ancient eastern and western philosophies, Alchemy, Hermetic symbolism and esoteric beliefs, while all culminating with a minor element of Synaesthesia being apparent in the initial stages of creation.
B. Sittingbourne, UK. Based in London UK.
2019-2021 University of the Arts London Camberwell (UAL), BA Painting, London
2015-2017 University for the Creative Arts Rochester - FDA
2021 Hopscotch , Safehouse One, London
2021 CRG Opening Show, Changing Room Gallery, London
2021 Caught in the Cave, Kupfer Project 213, London
2020 Anti-Freeze, The Arts Editor, London
2019 Lazy Susan’s Sizzling Prizm, Safehouse 1 – London
2019 Reoccurring Streams, Brockley Gardens - London
2018 Moue, Chatham House, Chatham, Kent
2021 - Changing Room Gallery, London