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Mark Bowles  Orangevale, CA

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Mark Bowles was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and studied at California College of Arts & Crafts. He recalls painting all his life. Bowles cares about texture in his work, whether a still life, human figure, or landscape.

He characterises his process as addressing canvases with directness and honesty. Their impressive scale accommodates this. As time passes his work becomes gradually less representational to more abstract—a consequence of placing no boundaries on his subject matter, he explains.

Bowles’s work is collected and exhibited across the United States.


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10 of 64 reactions displayed


Martha thomas

09.12.2011 @ 8:52 PM

I love the warm oranges and yellows. Just right for a cold New England day!!

Karen allan

01.23.2011 @ 12:23 AM

Absolutlty wonderful! I agree that they are beautiful...Peaceful yet vibrant! I love then they are amazing!!!!

Danactive yog

01.18.2011 @ 5:44 PM

it's really simple wich usually is a bad thing for me but i can't find anything negative to say about it even though im trying to. i know i couldn't draw that and if it was on sale id buy it for sure

Anonymous

01.18.2011 @ 5:42 PM

They're amazing simple but even though i try i can't think of any thing negative to say about it.

Cb

01.04.2011 @ 11:07 PM

Beautiful colors and easy on the eye. Keep up the good work.
CB

Nancyb

01.04.2011 @ 9:56 PM

I love these!

Anonymous

01.04.2011 @ 9:40 PM

very bold colors this is fabulous love the simple lines that make you think

Joe

01.04.2011 @ 9:30 PM

Beautiful use of color to suggest space, distance and landscape

13bluerust

01.04.2011 @ 9:26 PM

Wonderful colors. Abstract yet realistic! Very emotional images.

Ivy

01.04.2011 @ 9:03 PM

I love his work. It reminds me of Rothko. Is it available in posters? if so where can I order one?

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