Colin Povey - Scottish Painter

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Colin Povey (born 1 July 1985) is a Scottish painter. In 2003 he travelled throughout Europe visiting many famous art galleries, and was particularly moved by the work of Monet and Picasso.

He studied Painting and Printmaking at the Glasgow School of Art, graduating in 2008. He also studied for a semester at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver. After graduating Povey worked as a driving instructor. The road has since become a prominent feature in his work. Povey is best known for his street scenes of Edinburgh and Glasgow