Henry David Potwin

"Sailing" Blue and Yellow Abstract Geometric Sculptural Painting of Sailboats 2016



Acrylic paint, wood, mixed media


Blue and yellow abstract mixed media landscape painting by contemporary Texas artist Henry David Potwin. The work features a dynamic, three dimensional composition of a sailboat on choppy seas. Signed in front lower right corner. Currently hung in a complementary light wood 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 25.75 in. x W 19.75 in. x D 2 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 24 in. x W 18 in.