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David Edwards
Surrey - Canada
Acrylics - Still Lifes


David J. Edwards was born in Essex, England in 1944 and emigrated to Canada in 1957, residing first in Toronto and moving to Calgary in 1960. Now residing in Vancouver, British Columbia. Early influences on his style and career included John Constable. This influence may still be seen in his large landscapes of rounded trees and powerful cloudscapes.

Later, the work of the late French minimalist Nicolas De Stael played the most significant role in Edwards' development as a painter. He was profoundly moved by the manner in which De Stael was able to use subtle changes in colour values and textures to shape his paintings rather than relying on detail. Edwards' landscape paintings are abstracted to simple forms relying on texture and tonal variations to create drama.

His still-life and flowers works are painted with a palette knife in acrylic either on canvass or panels. He builds the shapes of the abstracted flowers, not being at all concerned by the type of flower, by layering...
phone: 6043519486
website: www.djedwards.com
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Golden Gerberas - acrylic - 30x48 inches - $$1400.00
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