2023 Bighorn Rendezvous Artist – Anton Nowels
Anton Nowels is an accomplished artist whose work has been exhibited on a national level. Nowels is both a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America (OPA) and the American Impressionist Society (AIS). He recently won a Landscape Painting award at the Oil Painters of America (OPA) National Exhibition and at the American Impressionist Society Small Works Exhibition. This year, he participated in the Brinton Museum’s Residency program.
As a workshop instructor at Scottsdale Artists’ School, Winslow Art Center, and the Tubac School of Fine Art, Anton teaches and explores color theory approaches employed by Charles Hawthorne, Henry Hensche, Sergei Bongart, and Josef Albers. Nowels paints a variety of subjects and experiments with painting techniques. Nowels has studied both contemporary and fine art. At Scottsdale Artists’ School, he earned scholarships to study with Ned Mueller, Camille Przewodek, and Romel de la Torre. At Arizona State University, he studied Interdisciplinary Art and explored contemporary art practices, including performance, installation, and video. Currently, Nowels is working on a series of large-scale paintings that focus on both representation and abstract impressionism.
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