"Artist Miles Regis’ paintings speak of love and unity. The simplicity of black and white structure, starkly juxtaposed with the complex dimensions of color, seamlessly reflect our struggle, strength and triumph."In the life and studio of LA-based artist Miles Regis,every action is an opportunity for creative self-expression. Prolificin both fine art and fashion design, Regis freely swaps thematerials and languages of each to enrich the other. His large-scalemixed media paintings on canvas and linen incorporate dimensionalcollage elements of denim, buttons, leather, printed matter, sequins,and patches of eclectically sourced found textiles along with hisdexterous, gestural, richly hued abstract and figurative paintingtechniques. Aggressively hopeful and humanistic, Regis embraces astorytelling stance in his stylized renditions of fundamental scenesof love, loss, freedom, survival, activism, and living history.Tapping into the emotional experiences of exotic cultures around theworld and presenting them in ways that are relevant to today’smodernized societies, Regis favors the simplicity of black and whitestructure, starkly juxtaposed with the complex dimensions of color;recurring motifs include his use of eyes, encouraging the viewer tolook deeper. His paintings are often layered with vibrant hues,powerful imagery, text, abstract brush strokes, and purposefulobjectsthe same eye-catching iconography and palette which also appear inhis original wearable art. Hand-painted by the artist, each garmenthighlights a delicately detailed working of both surface andnarrative, in the same process that expresses the personal andcollective mythologies enshrined in his art works.