J. Ken Spencer

Blackfoot, Idaho

A tenacious search for Truth, Virtue, and Beauty motivates my personal life and my professional work at the easel. Much of my artwork is beauty for beauty’s sake—which I think is a wonderful motivation for the artist. Recently, however, I’ve felt strongly drawn to the notion of using images as metaphor, searching for truth through subtle narrative. This way of working is slower and more challenging yet tremendously rewarding. A road, for example, can signify the adversities and adventures of life&rsqu