Art by Josh West

Page Updated 10/2015, Latest Artwork Posted 4/2015

Welcome to the Art Gallery at CreativeMalcontent.com. Presented here are paintings and illustrations selected from my body of creative artwork that spans back to the early 1990s. Have a look around, enjoy the sights and thanks for visiting.

Editorial

A Gathering of Characters
Title:
A Gathering of Characters

2012

An introduction of 5 characters from my sometimes overcrowded imagination.

Fallen Empire
Title:
Fallen Empire

2002

This piece was painted during my The World is Falling Apart and I Won't Miss It period.

Scissors Bleeding Rose
Title:
Scissors Bleeding Rose

1995

Maybe I should have named it "Cut Off"

Pursuit of Knowledge
Title:
Pursuit of Knowledge

2013

There are no shortcuts on the path to greater understanding.

Wired Glamour
Title:
Wired Glamour

2004

She's wild and into electricians.

Broken Connection
Title:
Broken Connection

2004

Is it meant to convey a technology theme or a spiritual one? That we use technology to connect to and understand our world, but that this approach is broken or flawed?

A World Refusing Dismissal
Title:
A World Refusing Dismissal

2013

This one features two of the characters from my Gathering of Characters painting, one of whom is honestly intended to represent myself.

Fantasy

Sylvan Queen
Title:
Sylvan Queen

2003

She rules.

Tower Painting
Title:
Tower Painting

2011

Arbor Day Foundation Headquarters (Pending Approval)

Frogs
Title:
Frogs

2001

"Look George it's a Puma"

Myth of Dragons Painting
Title:
Myth of Dragons Painting

2003

Play time, or lunch time?

Thorns and Sigil
Title:
Thorns and Sigil

2006

Symbolic

Red Dragon
Title:
Red Dragon

2004

Because yellow ones are lame. Now available at PetSmart.

Forgotten Door
Title:
Forgotten Door

2008

It goes nowhere. So it goes.

Floating Arch
Title:
Floating Arch

2009

Structurally Unsound

Serpent's Wrath
Title:
Serpent's Wrath

2003

Busted!

Mr Melancholy
Title:
Mr Melancholy

2002

Not so sunny outlook

Dream Arch
Title:
Dream Arch

2008

Superflous architectural achievement.

Humor

Mondays
Title:
Mondays

2003

The robot is searching through a drawer full of keys trying to find the one that will start his brain.

Psycho Tiger
Title:
Psycho Tiger

2009

All work and no play makes Jack a sour puss.

Opossom New Hire
Title:
Opossom New Hire

2009

Ready to work boss!

Take Us to your Hotties
Title:
Take Us to your Hotties

2007

Interstellar Love Story

Mellow Panda Employee
Title:
Mellow Panda Employee

2009

When it becomes too much just light one up and let it all wash away.

Bad Mood Employee Bear
Title:
Bad Mood Employee Bear

2009

A rather serious looking bear character inspired by my brief time at AT&T (oops, now it's at&t).

Realism

Grumman S2 Tracker - Intrepid 1972
Title:
Grumman S2 Tracker - Intrepid 1972

2007

The only thing on this site that is historically accurate.

Masai Way
Title:
Masai Way

2005

Warrior Business

Locomotive 500
Title:
Locomotive 500

2007

From the we need more excuses to burn coal campaign series

Oceanscape
Title:
Oceanscape

1999

SEAFOOD!

Locomotive 600
Title:
Locomotive 600

2008

Big Steel Keep On' Pollutin'

Look It's a Plane!
Title:
Look It's a Plane!

2008

Yes, indeed, it is in fact a plane.

USS Intrepid
Title:
USS Intrepid

2002

Flight deck of the USS Intrepid

Hummingbird
Title:
Hummingbird

2015

A hummingbird. Sometimes art is not deep.

Romantic

Sippin And Thinkin
Title:
Sippin And Thinkin

2014

"Warning, May Contain C2 H6 0"

Square Gate Transmutation
Title:
Square Gate Transmutation

2007

I don't even know what transmutation means.

Boundless Contemplation
Title:
Boundless Contemplation

2008

Deep Thinking in Progress

Peacefulness
Title:
Peacefulness

2008

Click here for unique roadside attractions

Letting Go
Title:
Letting Go

2001

Littering, made sort of romantic.

The Late Happiness
Title:
The Late Happiness

2012

Dude your roses are melting.

Melancholy Valentine
Title:
Melancholy Valentine

2004

Thorny Situation

Dissolution
Title:
Dissolution

2005

Seems she's having a bit of a situation down there.

Wind
Title:
Wind

2002

It blows.

Science Fiction

Basement Laboratory
Title:
Basement Laboratory

2008

Raspberry Pi for Brains

Download
Title:
Download

2004

Illegal knowledge sharing?

Never Alone Again
Title:
Never Alone Again

2003

Imaginary table for two, depressing reality for one.

Where's The Off Button?!
Title:
Where's The Off Button?!

2004

Metal dragons are not toys.

Post Mortem Surgery
Title:
Post Mortem Surgery

1992

How does he wash his coat?

Post Mortem Football
Title:
Post Mortem Football

1992

Currently suspended for violating the league's performance enhancing implants guidelines.

Dispassionate Caretaker
Title:
Dispassionate Caretaker

1999

Now we can be together forever...(Brought to you by Hallmark)

Cycle
Title:
Cycle

2008

Burns no gas! Kills the environment in new and exciting ways instead!