Henry David Potwin

"Enhanced" Contemporary Pastel Surrealist Biomechanical Portrait Painting 2010



Oil on canvas


Surrealist influenced biomechanical painting by contemporary artist Henry David Potwin. The work features a figure of a woman hooked up to a machine with tubes coming out of her head in pink, purple, and yellow pastel tones. Signed at bottom right corner. Titled and dated on reverse. Currently unframed, but options are available.

Artist Biography

Born in Dallas, Texas David Potwin is the oldest of three children. He first started to paint at the age of 8 years old. As a young boy, Potwin's family would summer vacation in Taos, New Mexico. During the family vacations in 1965, he met artist Eric Gibberd who became his mentor for years to come. David attended the University of Houston Fine Arts program from 1969 to 1974. He studied alongside and under a great group of artists in a building called "The Annex" His subjects range from landscapes, portraits, cityscapes to those that are personal to the artist, idiosyncratic, humorous, and socially aware.


H 12 in x W 10 in x D 1 in