Henry David Potwin

"Guardian Angles" Contemporary Surrealist Aerial View, 2013



Oil on Canvas


Contemporary surrealist painting of an aerial view of a neighborhood and flying eyeballs with painters hats fly past the houses. The work is signed, titled, and dated by the artist. The canvas is framed in a gold frame.

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 18 in. x W 22 in. x D 2 in.

Dimensions without Frame

H 12 in x W 16 in x D 1 in.