Roy Dowell is active/lives in California. Roy Dowell is known for whimsical collage.
Biography Roy Dowell
Born in the Bronx of New York, Roy Dowell is a painter whose work
combines abstraction and realism and includes collages that are
intricate arrangements of squares, triangles, rectangles, and
circles---strongly related to Cubism. Themes of Dowell's
mixed-media pieces include late 20th-century mass-media advertising
techniques, which are dazzling visual designs that catch the eye with
bright colors and busy lines. Hence in his work that combines
collage and hand-painted sections there is "the ubiquitous presence of
fragments of lettering, design shapes and product photography."
In the 1990s, Dowell began using advertising cutouts, and earlier in
his career he did works on paper that were "oddly shaped forms on
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