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Art that Conveys Energy, and Liveliness!

How Vitality is Fashioned from the Patterns in Nature.

Photo by Benoît Averly - Wall sculpture - SWIRL

Nature is full of shapes that are in harmony with the environment and can evoke positive feelings in humans. For example, the Fibonacci sequence or Golden Ratio, a pattern found in many natural forms such as shells, flowers, and leaves, has been known to create a sense of balance and harmony in art and design.

Studies have shown that exposure to natural patterns and shapes can have a positive impact on human well-being. Furthermore, nature-inspired art and design can create a connection between humans and the environment, promoting a sense of belonging and responsibility towards nature - by incorporating them into our surroundings we can create a more sustainable and harmonious relationship with the world around us.

How Vitality is Fashioned from the Patterns in Nature


Those natural shapes are called Biomorphic designs.

Photo By Seattle Weekly - Isamu Noguchi

Isamu Noguchi and Sonja Ferlov Mancoba were pioneer artists in developing the Biomorphism Art Movement. Biomorphism models artistic design elements on naturally occurring patterns or shapes reminiscent of nature and living organisms.


How do they channel energy?

The patterns in nature are constantly changing, but they also flow together seamlessly. This is what gives biomorphic designs their vitality. We see them everywhere—in the shapes of clouds and leaves, in the ripples on a pond, and in the waves of an ocean. These patterns can be found all over our planet's surface: they're in our architecture; they're even in our language.

Derived from the Greek words bios (life) and morphe (form), the term refers to abstract forms or images that evoke naturally occurring forms such as plants, organisms, and body parts. Biomorphic designs also appear throughout art history — from ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics to modern abstract paintings. These artists were not trying to copy nature; instead, they were trying to capture its essence.

People love patterns. Our brains recognize and resonate with geometric designs in the world around us. Our eyes look for naturally repeating patterns, called fractals, we do this without even realizing it.

“All patterns in nature are manifestations of energy conduits that facilitate energy from one pattern to the other.” Learn more: Patterns in nature energy create and sustains everything – Fresh Vista Magazine

Some amazing and talented artists, creating biomorphic works of art!


Benoît Averly Benoit Averly is a sculptor known for his unique and intricate artworks. He was born in France and grew up in an artistic family that encouraged his creativity from an early age. Averly studied art and sculpture at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d'Art in Paris before moving to the United States, where he currently resides. Averly's sculptures often feature organic shapes and forms, as well as intricate details that reveal his exceptional craftsmanship. He works with a variety of materials, including bronze, stainless steel, and wood, and his sculptures have been exhibited in galleries and museums around the world. Averly's work has been praised for its ability to convey a sense of movement and energy, as well as for its attention to detail. Many of his sculptures are inspired by nature, and Averly has spoken about his belief in the importance of reconnecting with the natural world through art. Overall, Benoit Averly is a talented sculptor whose work has left a lasting impact on the world of art.

“Inspired by nature and architecture, he feeds his creations through his photographic journey through numerous trips, in search of a rhythm, and quiet balance.” – Benoit Averly

Photo by Benoît Averly - Wooden sculptures Collection


Natural Selection Studio by Greg Gallegos Natural Selection Studio is a creative studio founded by Greg Gallegos that specializes in producing high-quality sculptures and installations. Gallegos is a trained artist and sculptor who has honed his craft over many years of experience and experimentation. He established Natural Selection Studio to explore his passion for creating unique and impactful works of art that draw inspiration from the natural world. The studio is known for its stunning large-scale installations that are often created using a combination of natural and man-made materials. Gallegos works with a team of skilled artisans to bring his designs to life, with a focus on using sustainable materials and techniques whenever possible. Natural Selection Studio is a testament to Greg Gallegos' vision and artistic talent, as well as to his commitment to creating works of art that connect people to the natural world in meaningful and impactful ways.

“Using green wood these pieces have been designed with the movement of the wood in mind.” – Natural Selection Studio

Photos by Natural Selection Studio – Blue Erosion II


Judi Tavill Judi Tavill is a contemporary artist based in both New Jersey and New York, known for her unique style of biomorphic abstraction. Her works are characterized by organic shapes and forms that reference the natural world, rendered in vibrant colors and dynamic brushstrokes. Tavill's paintings are often layered and textured, creating a sense of depth and movement. Tavill's art is influenced by a range of sources, including the abstract expressionism movement, as well as her own experiences and emotions. She has described her work as a form of "visual poetry," seeking to create works that evoke a sense of mystery and wonder in the viewer. Judi Tavill is a talented and innovative artist whose biomorphic abstractions offer a unique perspective on the natural world and the human experience.

“…creates biomorphic abstraction coupling sculpture with drawing that references the complicated experience of connection and entanglement.” – Judi Tavill
Photo by Judi Tavill - TWINE


A fascinating short essay was written by Eli Seigel in 1953 about art and energy.

Art as Energy By Eli Siegel in Aesthetic Realism Online Library.


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