The Creative Mind of Joel Douek Finds Inspiration in Visual Art & Sculpture
Hailing from London, a functional artist & sculptor Joel Douek has blessed the film and media industry with his creative mindset and eye for finding inspiration in everything. With over 200 art pieces each different than the next, Joel relies on the subconscious connection to bring his visions to life.
With a body of work that includes sculptures, music scores artworks and immersive media experiences, Joel does not limit himself to one title except creator. His achievements as a composer are impressive, from working on the famous Sir David Attenborough award-winning documentaries, IMAX movies tothe popular animation Yugioh, Justin Timberlake, Viola Davis, and companies like Apple to NBC. Although skilled as a composer he had an urge to tap into all of his desires, which led him back to one of his earlier outlet’s – sculpture and visual art. In his early twenties while living in Paris he created various giodes for shows and exhibits. In 2018 he decided to dive back into the passion, experimenting with various metals, woods and gold leaf application.
Joel’s art is limitless, letting the viewer decide what it means to them. Through solo and group exhibitions his presence continues to grow with a fan base expanding as well. His art has featured in prestigious places including, the legendary Jim Henson Studio Lot in Hollywood, and will soon join the Hollywood Sculpture Garden. In 2020 and 2021 Joel’s art traveled to London Biennale, Venice Contemporary Art Fair, Monaco International Art Fair, Tokyo Art Fair and Florence Biennale. 2022 did not disappoint as his work was also featured in Dubai, Superbowl weekend and Oscar celebrity events.
Currently working on producing more pieces in the theme of “Whole Art”, with sculptures towering up to 10 feet he pushes his limits with techniques and skills he’s gained over the years. Bringing a unique approach to the creative process, Joel combines his experience in the music world and the art world in his pieces. Without any overt social or political messaging, his pieces offer a different type of freedom and expression that can only be found in his art.
His future shows include The Hamptons Art Fair, NY, Paris, France, London, Milan, Berlin, New York and Los Angeles, bringing his insightful pieces to art lovers and critics all over. Joel Douek is a true visonary, always finding inspiration within the work itself and always ready to create.
Connect with him on social media @joeldouek.art to check out some of his latest work.