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Chris Hayward cultivated his artistic viewpoint early in life through the influences
of his close-
Hayward began drawing seriously during high school and, although he set off to college at SUNY to major in environmental studies, his first love was always art. He would spend his free time drawing and, whenever he got a chance especially in the spring and summer, would head of to the Adirondacks to draw the local wildflowers, eventually working in pastel and acrylic.
Mr. Hayward incorporates distinctive texture and layers of color using a palette
knife, rich textured paint, as well a sand texture, which he mixes into the paint
giving it an earthy feeling, almost as if he is recreating the flowers themselves
onto canvas. His backgrounds are multi-
Mr. Hayward continues to live and in work in upstate New York.
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Stock No: HAYW-
Price: contact us
Unframed Size: 24X36