The Wild Substance is a collective exhibition that was born as an initiative of Casa Fehrrera with the purpose of articulating a group of artists whose body of work addresses psychedelia in the strict sense of its Greek root: ψυχή, “soul”, and δηλωτικό, “manifest”, that is, the manifestation of the soul, or, of the mind.
José Luis is a visual artist from Mazatlán, Sinaloa. He has been working for the past 25 years as art gallery director and docent. At present, he has a studio in the Hotel Sierra Nevada location across from the wash basins near El Chorro. He conducts classes at this location and he also creates his works of art here.
Art may not be considered an essential business, but it is an essential part of life. It helps us understand the world around us and promotes creativity, which helps us cope with grief and adapt to new challenges. In the post-pandemic world, we will need to tap into our deepest reservoirs of adaptability.