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                                    NEW AMERICAN NOSTALGIA

It's not often that two individual artists are able to combine and express their talents to produce a single body of work.  Peter & Madeline Powell have this rare creative alliance.  Essentially, painting

is a solo endeavor, yet the Powell's have accomplished a seamless blend of unity in their work.

Having met on Maui in 1976, they soon started working on each others artwork and before too long, it developed into a natural way of approaching and completing each painting for them.

"Life's treats and play things from the past (& even sometimes the present), are what we capture in our paintings.  We enjoy taking the little things out of everyday life and giving them the prominence and importance they might have had when we were children.  Our paintings invoke the childhood spirit that everyday life has buried deep within us."

Peter & Madeline Powell are artists who have wed exacting technical hyper-realism painting to the sensual memories of one of childhood's most pleasurable activities:  Eating Candy & Coloring with Crayons!  

 - the smell, touch & taste of it all (don't eat the Crayons though), come strikingly through the dramatically over-sized images of Hershey Kisses, Bazooka Bubble Gum, M&M's & lollipops - to name a few...  

The Powell's have covered many other subjects too of course, most notably Toys, Flowers, Cars & Food.

But no matter the subject, the viewer is pulled into a bursting world of form, color & FUN!

Their paintings are in many prominent Art Collections around the world.

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