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Duwayne Williams

Duwayne Williams Fine Art

Santa Clarita, CA

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I'm a contemporary realist artist, specializing in fine art oil paintings and photography. A California native, I majored in Technical Illustration in college, and I credit much of my artistic ability to the early art training I received from my father. In my twenties, I found a love of oil painting, and much of the attention to detail required in my illustration training shows up in my paintings. Learning by trial and error, I now paint realistic pictures of the best of America, bringing to life traditional landscapes, stately victorian houses, small-town scenes, historical early California and Texas missions, and classic military art. In my paintings, I try to capture the essence of realism, using bold and vivid colors, resulting in what a customer once described as "Imagined Realism". I also try to create uplifting, colorful and emotional artworks.

In addition to art, I also enjoy displaying photo images of many subjects that reflect my vision of the world.

I'm a resident of Santa Clarita, CA, and is a member and past-president of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association, as well as a life member of the Santa Paula Society of the Arts. I'm proud to say that several of my artworks are in private collections.

In addition to being an oil painter, I recently completed a 40+ year career as a US Army helicopter pilot, flying UH-1 Hueys and UH-60 Blackhawks, with two combat tours to Iraq and Kuwait. I'm proud to say I also served with the elite 75th Airborne Rangers, and have published several books about my military experiences, as well as other subjects.

Duwayne is a contemporary realist artist, specializing in fine art oil paintings and photography. A California native, he majored in Technical Illustration in college, and attributes much of his artistic ability to the early art training he received from his father. In his twenties, he found a love of oil painting, and much of the attention to detail required in his illustration training has been transferred to his paintings. Learning by trial and error, he now paints realistic pictures of the best of America, bringing to life traditional landscapes, stately victorian houses, small-town scenes, historical early California and Texas missions, and classic military art. His paintings capture the essence of realism, while featuring bold and vivid colors, resulting in an "Imagined Realism". Uplifting, colorful and emotional are some of the descriptions of his works.

In addition, he also captures photographic images of many subjects that reflect his vision of the world.

Today, he lives in Santa Clarita, CA, and is a member and past-president of the Santa Clarita Artists' Association, as well as a life member of the Santa Paula Society of the Arts. His works are in several private collections.

In addition to being an accomplished oil painter, Duwayne has recently completed a 40 year career as a US Army pilot, flying UH-1 Huey and UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters with two combat tours to Iraq and Kuwait. He also served with the elite 75th Airborne Rangers, and has published several books about his military experiences, as well as other subjects.