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Thursday, March 3, 2011

Clive Powsey workshop coming up at Firesign Studio March 28-April 1




Clive Powsey paints mainly watercolour landscapes.  Born in Ashford, Kent, U.K., 1958. He studied drawing, painting and printmaking at the Ontario College of Art and was awarded a Nora Vaughan Scholarship in 1978. He graduated in 1980 after spending his fourth and final year in an off-campus program in Florence, Italy. He has exhibited regularly since 1981 in both solo and group shows.
Group exhibitions include International Waters (1991), a joint exhibition of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour, the American Watercolour Society, and the Royal Watercolour Society. He received an award for Best Watercolour at the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in 1999 and in 2009 he received a D.L. Stevenson Award for Excellence in Watercolour for a painting submitted to the 84th Annual Open Water Juried Exhibition at the Leighton Art Centre in Calgary Alberta.  
Clive has also worked in animated film and television from 1985 to 2010 with screen credits as an art director and background artist/stylist. He is a member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. 
Clive has recently resumed instructing workshops and courses on his two main visual interests; drawing from life and painting in watercolour. He lives on Vancouver Island is a keen outdoorsman, with interests in backcountry hiking and mountaineering, rock climbing and skiing.
You can see an inventory of his painting and drawing at www.clivepowsey.com
Price:$595 includes days instruction in a small group, lunches and unlimited studio time.

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