NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THE ARTWORK OF WORLD-RENOWNED LANDSCAPE ARTIST PAUL POWIS! Vibrant, bright,
and bold, Paul Powis' landscape artwork is full of light and life. "Into the Blue" is a limited edition
serigraph on paper, numbered and hand signed by Powis. Includes Certificate of Authenticity! Measures
approx. 24" x 15" (with border), 19" x 10" (image). Listprice: $450.00
Paul Powis began his training as an abstract artist at the Birmingham College of Art and Design,
followed by Portsmouth Polytechnic, where he earned a bachelor's degree with honors in Fine Art. After
completing his formal training, Powis began lecturing on art in London and elsewhere. This career has
lasted over twenty-five years, including twenty years of lecturing on Drawing and Paintings at the
University of Central England, where he has been since 1988. Powis also paints prolifically and has been
exhibiting his artwork since he was a student. His landscape paintings have been displayed around England
and abroad, including shows at the Royal College of Art, the Royal Festival Hall, and the Medici Gallery
as well as museums and art galleries in the United States such as the Museum of Modern Illustration in
New York City. His work has also been featured in numerous advertising campaigns and publications.
Powis is best known for his landscape paintings. These paintings are remarkable for the way Powis is able
to relate the dynamic rhythms of nature on paper and canvas, using "subjective color and vibrant mark
making" in both abstract and realist ways. Utilizing tonal gradations, shadow, light, and reflection,
his paintings bring two-dimensional images to life. Inspired by artists of all movements including
Balthus, Corot, Hopper, Matisse, Mondrian, Picasso, and Sisley, Powis uses various techniques and styles
in a single piece of art to create a unique feel. He explains, "as an abstract painter who is known
primarily for landscape work, I constantly blur the boundaries between abstraction and representation."
In this way, Powis creates brilliant, vibrant, and exciting paintings.