Here, there and everywhere with Thomas Powell

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English artist Thomas Powell’s From Here to There art exhibition at the Hin Bus Depot Art Centre is a collection of intricate and layered paintings, a visual representation of the influence of the past and current exchanges between peoples and cultures. How did the graduate of fine arts end up half a world away from home, and what makes him so “Charles Dickens-y”? Penang Monthly catches up with the talented artist.

How did you end up from there to here?

Thomas Powell: Six years ago, after graduating from university, a friend and I decided to travel around South-East Asia.


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