Henry David Potwin

“Hungry Rose” Contemporary Surrealist Flower with Teeth Still Life Painting 2006



Oil Paint, Canvas


Contemporary surrealist painting by Henry David Potwin. Painting depicting two red roses with the one in the foreground having a set of sharp teeth. Signed by artist on bottom right corner; titled and dated on the back. Currently framed in an antique bronze colored 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.

Dimensions With Frame

H 12.25 in. x W 11 in. x D 1.25 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 9 in. x W 8 in.