Charlie Rowland resides in Lewis Center, Ohio. A watercolor artist for over 50 years, he is both an active artist and teacher. His work is represented by Sunbear Studios and Gallery, Westerville, Ohio, The Canoe Club Gallery, Port Clinton, Ohio, and the Terra Gallery, Dublin, Ohio. He is a signature member and past secretary of the Ohio Watercolor Society, Central Ohio Watercolor Society, and Central Ohio Plein Air Painters.
He was featured in the February/March 2004 article “Master Painters of the USA” in International Artist Magazine. His painting “In the Port of Marseille” was selected by North Light Publishers for inclusion in “SPLASH 19-The best of Watercolor”.
His work is characterized by strong design and a solid approach to the technical fundamentals of the medium. While avoiding photorealism, his painting style captures the essence and emotion of the subject while involving the viewers’ imagination in its’ interpretation. Charlie’s choice of subject matter is diverse ranging from seascapes and landscapes to still life and portraits. A selection of his paintings and drawings can be found on his website at: