Oliver Winconek

About the Artist

Oliver Winconek was born in Bedford, England. Having chosen to not go down the route of formal Art education; he is primarily self taught. His work is always based around people, cities or a combination of both. Over the years Oliver’s work has continuously evolved ranging from bold, graphical cityscapes, pen and ink drawings and Oil painted portraits. He prefers to let his working style be semi dictated by the subject matter that he is portraying, this allows him to have an organic method towards his work that keeps things interesting for both the Artist and the viewer.
Oliver has exhibited all over the world including the Saatchi gallery and his work is held in many private collections.

‘I am fascinated by people and the everyday, those situations and moments that we all encounter on a frequent basis that often hold no obvious significance or resonance. The fleeting  happenings that we take for granted are those that I like to use as a subject matter. I love experimenting with colour and pushing the boundaries of an image to increase interest.
I now work pretty solidly in Oil, creating both portrait and figurative work as well as cityscapes that reflect the charging buzz that you only get from a massive group of strangers inhabiting the same outdoor space or building.
My daily inspiration comes from people I meet and the scenes that I discover, I find it very satisfying documenting elements of the world and the people within it via the medium of paint.’

Mercury and Psyche

Mercury and Psyche
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 7
oomm x 1200mm
POA

Fountain, Picadilly Circus
Fountain (Piccadilly Circus)
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 9
oomm x 600mm
POA

The Lion fighter
The Lion Fighter
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 10
oomm x 1000mm
POA

Apollo
Apollo (God of Art and Music)
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 
6oomm x 600mm
POA

SONY DSC

Elbe and Moldau
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 
6oomm x 600mm
POA

David, after Michaelangelo
David (After Michelangelo)
Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 
6oomm x 900mm
POA

louisa
New Morning

Oil on Board
Size Unframed: 
610mm x 610mm
SOLD

cathedral from the new marlowe
Canterbury Cathedral (From the Marlowe Theatre)

Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
355mm x 355mm
SOLD

cathedral - winter
Cathedral, Winter

Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
405mm x 405mm
 POA

cathedral gate - canterbury
Cathedral Gate, Canterbury

Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
405mm x 275mm
 POA

fyndon's gate canterbury tn
Fyndon’s Gate, Canterbury

Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
360mm x 305mm
POA

kings school, memorial court tn
The King’s School (Memorial Court)

Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
405mm x 305mm
 POA

the cathedral from butchery lane
The C
athedral, From Butchery Lane
Drawing on Cardboard
Size Framed: 
405mm x 505mm
SOLD