Henry David Potwin

"Virgin Forest" Pastel Surrealist Forest Landscape with Figurative Trees 2017



Oil on Canvas


Pastel pink and green toned surrealist forest landscape by contemporary Texas artist Henry David Potwin. The work features a grove of female figures in various yoga poses with tree branches growing out of their bodies. Signed in front lower left corner. Titled and dated on reverse. Currently hung in a decorative 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 35.75 in. x W 41.75 in. x D 2.25 in.

Dimensions Without Frame

H 30 in. x W 36 in.