76 GC Schow, Bread, Table and Wine, watercolor, 20″x16″
|Artist, designer, illustrator – each of these describes ImageWerks co-founder GC Schow. His work relationships over the years have included art director for Hewlett Packard and leading graphic departments that work with the US government (i.e., department of Justice). He is currently Art Director & partner at ImageWerks. He follows a simple strategy for his art ” to be the as good as I can be with my passion “.
GC’s preferred style of painting is watercolor, but has found a love and digital painting/illustration. He calls this style, digital mixed-media. Working from photographs that catch his eye and passion, he then creates a one-of-a-kind acrylic canvas or watercolor. (digital painting + paint medium = digital mixed media or “mixed media”)
His artwork has won numerous awards and his illustrations have graced numerous publications. In addition to exhibiting at local galleries, many of GC’s paintings are in private collections.
Originally from Ogden, Utah GC spent most of his life in the west (California, Southwest [Utah, Arizona, Colorado] and Pacific Northwest [Spokane, WA]). He has a great love of history, travel, nature, and the great outdoors. You will see all of these elements influence his paintings and illustrations.
© 2016 Franklin G. Burroughs • Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum
Myrtle Beach’s Franklin G. Burroughs-Simeon B. Chapin Art Museum strives to be one of the finest visual arts museums in the Carolinas. With 11 galleries that change throughout the year, Myrtle Beach’s only art museum offers exhibitions featuring paintings, textiles, sculpture, photography, video, ceramics, assemblage, collage and more. A visit to the Art Museum’s exhibitions can be enhanced by its lively programming, including artist receptions, tours, lectures, workshops and classes for both adults and children.