Big Island artist to show small paintings inspired by the ocean

  • Waimea artist J. Jay West has released a series of highly textured abstract oil paintings as part of a challenge undertaken this fall with 70 other artists worldwide. West’s online show, “Standing Still, mini-series,” will be exhibited in a virtual show that opened Dec. 15. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Waimea artist J. Jay West has released a series of highly textured abstract oil paintings as part of a challenge undertaken this fall with 70 other artists worldwide. West’s online show, “Standing Still, mini-series,” will be exhibited in a virtual show that opened Dec. 15.