ATELIER 9
GUY COLWELL
Social Realist Paintings | Surrealist PaintingsMurals
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Coinciding with this exhibition will be an open studio show with many
more paintings, drawings, prints, masterwork copies and miniatures.
The artist's studio is located in Berkeley California. To arrange a visit,
make contact through this site's email.

Guy Colwell has started a series of TUMBLR
galleries
on which are posted many pictures that do not appear on this site.
Here are the links to these collections:
http://guycolwell.tumblr.com
http://guycolwelldrawings.tumblr.com
http://guycolwellartshow.tumblr.com
http://guycolwellsoloshow.tumblr.com
http://truetreasurecomicpartone.tumblr.com
http://guycolwellcoloringpages.tumblr.com
http://guycolwellmastercopies.tumblr.com
http://guycolwellminiatures.tumblr.com


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Some words from reviews and comments used to describe the paintings of Guy Colwell

"...ambition machines..."
"...Wyeth-like sophistication..."
"...captures nightmarish contradictions..."
"...no one comes away unscathed..."
"...in the tradition of Goya..."
"...dazzling, challenging, epic in scale..."
"...poignant and memorable..."
"...penetrating and accusing..."
"...haunting..."
"...politically charged..."
"...vibrant depictions of people and animals..."
"...incisive and important..."
"...veteran aesthetic practitioner..."
"...repeated viewing is recommended..."
"...true to his artistic and political calling..."
"...provocative..."
"...levity and relevance..."
"...this painting will live in history..."
"...socially conscious..."
"...gravitas dressed in bright colors..."
"...powerful statements against violence..."
"...colorful and abrasive..."
"...densely-peopled tableau of dramatically-pregnant life scenes..."
"...crisp and steely-serious social commentary..."
"...a modern Brueghal..."
"...some of the finest American art..."
"...a master...owe it to yourself to see..."
"...a prickly heat power one does not forget quickly..."
"...distinctive and unsettling vision..."
"...a steely hardness beneath saccharine prettiness..."
"...an edge of nastiness..."
"...a peoples' artist..."
"...there flows a kind of stoic faith in humanity..."

Complete resume

  © Guy Colwell 2012