Artist Josh Schoemaker

Abstract art is for people who can’t do real art.

That’s a sentiment that artist Josh Schoemaker will tell you is a common misconception.

“The attention to detail, the composition and aesthetics involved in my abstract painting only come from years of exploring as well as skills acquired from years of drawing classes, still life and figure, realism painting and sculpture,” he said. “I chose the path of abstract expressionism to create with no inhibitions. And a lot of times abstract art is far more mentally challenging and more emotionally rewarding to me than painting a sunset or a portrait.”

Josh Schoemaker in his home workspace // photos Jenice Johnson Williams

When walking into the East Plano resident’s home, you can tell right away there is more to his art than just what you

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