The Artist's Salon - Owen Thompson, artist
Saturday 01 February 2020
Owen Thompson, who majored in painting and printmaking at the UNSW college of Fine Art and at the Adelaide Art school for his Bachelor of Fine Arts, now specialises in drawing and watercolour.
He has held seventeen solo exhibitions to date, with these having themes relating to native plants, water imagery and pure landscape.
All have reflected his interest in the natural world and his ability to tackle complex subjects in watercolour. His works display strong drawing and compositional skills along with a love of colour and light. They reflect the influence of Australia’s early romantic landscape painters.
Owen is well known for his sublime landscapes of the Blue Mountains, which capture the austere beauty and light of this unique region.