Richard Drewyor – Arts


Richard Drewyor, a resident of Alabama, has been an artist his entire life. He creates artworks in the painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, video, mixed media, and performance mediums. His artistic style(s) can be categorized as abstract, expressionism, conceptual, impressionism, process, surrealism, action, minimalism, color field, or a combination of two or more of each.

Drewyor became an artist because of his active imagination and as a result of living in many cities and traveling through many countries during his early childhood. He was influenced by the many visual experiences he encountered as well as the numerous art galleries he visited. His current bodies of work include: “Artticova”, “A Small Matter Of Time”, and
“The Legend Of Starlight RD”.

Drewyor’s favorite artists include: Dine, Dali, Van Gogh, Picasso, Warhol, Monet, Marc, Man Ray, Pollock, Oldenburg, Guston, Balla, Rothenberg, Richter, Steir, Dubuffet, Mondrain, Krasner, Ono, Rauschenberg, Twombly, OnKawara, and Kusama.


about the artist

Good new art may not look like art. Inspiration doesn't follow style.

It creates it.

— Darby Bannard

Good art is not what it looks like, but what it does to us.

— Roy Adzak

Write stories for yourself and let the audience that needs them find them.

— Wally Lamb (Same goes for art.)

If it ain't fun, it ain't art.

— Art PROfessor

Never be afraid to sit awhile and think.

— Lorraine Hansberry

There's no crying in ART. No crying!

— Me