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Edward Bowen: Paintings from the Monastery, Sans Souci Opening


Medulla Art Gallery invites you to PAINTINGS FROM THE MONASTERY, SANS SOUCI 2009-2012 by Edward Bowen Opening Reception: Thursday 18th October 2012 7:00 pm – 9.00pm at 37 Fitt Street, Woodbrook, Port of Spain. RSVP 740 7597 Exhibition continues until Tuesday 13th November 2012 ABOUT THE SHOW: This exhibition by Edward Bowen features selected works from an intensive three year residency and working period in Sans Souci. The presentation brings together dominant elements in the artist's working process illustrating a continuous effort to further develop a personal aesthetic in painting. In the past years of a fiercely independent and frequently controversial career path, the work has been characterized by powerful drawing, radical content and innovative, original, colour sequences and combinations. This affirmed Bowen’s highly individualized and specialist position in local fine art practice. On several occasions since the late eighties, Bowen has been a national representative at international art forums, an Express columnist, lectured for many years at the University of the West Indies, with a short stint with the University of Trinidad and Tobago in 2010 for the new fashion design programme. He is currently in private studio practice and consultancy, operating between studio locations in Sans Souci and Port of Spain.