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About Anton Nowels

Anton Nowels is an accomplished artist with exhibitions at a National level. His work was recently juried into both the American Impressionist Society’s 20th Annual National Exhibition at the Salmagundi Club in New York and the Oil Painters of America Western Regional Exhibition in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Nowels is a two-time Guest Artist at the Thunderbird Foundation’s Maynard Dixon Country event in Mt. Carmel, Utah. Additionally he has won many awards for his work. Nowels was the 2019 Best in Show winner at the Arizona Plein Air Painters juried members show, judged by Mitch Baird. In 2018 he was the Second Place winner at the prestigious Scottsdale Artists’ School’s Best and Brightest Show. In 2017, Nowels won First Place at the Bisbee Plein Air Festival. Nowels has been practicing art since 2000. His first solo show was at age 24 on Grand Avenue in Downtown Phoenix. In 2007, he was juried into a solo exhibition at Burton Barr Public Library’s Central Gallery. Nowels continued to show work in downtown Phoenix before returning to Arizona State University to finish his BA in 2008. His work is experimental by nature and is reflective of his Interdisciplinary Art and Performance degree. Nowels is a local workshop instructor at the prestigious Scottsdale Artists’ School. His workshop and artwork explore Impressionists’ approaches taught by Charles Hawthorne, Henry Hensche, and and Sergei Bongart. In additional, he enjoys painting a variety of subjects and experimenting with painting techniques. Nowels is represented by the Thunderbird Foundation in Mt. Carmel, Utah. He is an Associate Member of Oil Painters of America, a member of the American Impressionist Society, and Juried Member of Arizona Plein Air Painters.

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