Richard Powell (b. 1961 -) American Pointillism Artist

Richard Powell is a Detroit based artist, well known for his contemporary pointillism paintings on canvas. Inspired by artists like Roy Lichtenstein, George Seurat, and Vincent Van Gogh, Powell’s use of the pointillism technique which allows him to include an immense range of bold, bright colors into his paintings that harmonize together to create breathtaking works of art appearing almost photographic and clear from afar, but impressionistic up close.

Powell grew up with a deep love and appreciation of the arts, which led him to pursue an education in the arts. Since graduating Magna Cum Laude from The College for Creative Studies in May 1987, he has become an award-winning Michigan painter and graphic designer. Powell has now been painting professionally for over thirty years and has created many contemporary paintings in all the five major painting genres: portrait, figure, landscape, still life and abstract. Powell has also been personally commissioned by several patrons for custom paintings.

For over three decades, Powell has worked in the advertising community, sending tens of thousands of commercial artwork projects to print. Richard has also co-written hundreds of television commercials. As an award-winning graphic designer, he has concepted, designed, and created original final artwork for thousands of graphic design projects. He is also a published magazine illustrator, with over 100 spot and cover illustrations for several national trade publications. While a man of many talents, Powell is now focusing primarily on his fine art career and is currently represented at Art Leaders Gallery in West Bloomfield, Michigan.

33086 Northwestern Highway
West Bloomfield, Michigan 48322
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Phone: 248-539-0262

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