Selected Early Murals
Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Oil on prepared horse hair plaster sealed with Rabbit Skin Glue and white lead primer
THE HALL OF ILLUSION
1991-1993
Oil on prepared horse hair plaster sealed with Rabbit Skin Glue and white lead primer
20 x 40 feet / 6.1 x 12.2 m

Commissioned by the University of Wales, Bangor.
Sited in the Powis Hall Chamber Concert Hall in the Main Arts Hall at the University of Wales, Bangor, North Wales

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Oil on canvas
THE RETURN OF SAINT PADARN - TRYPTICH
1983
Oil on canvas
LEFT PANEL 68 X 54 ins | 172.72 X 137.16 cm CENTER PANEL 90 X 68 ins / 228.6 X 172.72 cm RIGHT PANEL 68 X 54 ins / 172.72 X 137.16 cm

Commissioned and funded jointly by Aberystwyth Art Centre and West Wales Arts Association
Painted in public at Aberystwy Arts Centre, Wales in Aberystwyth Town Hall
In the permanent collection of Amgueddfa Ceredigion Museum, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
POTS
May - September 1981
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
50 x 31 ft | 15.24 x 9.45 m

Commissioned by Craftcentre Cymru with aid from the Welsh Arts Council and Crown Industries

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed plywood
BELL BOY
June - July 1982
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed plywood
8 X 8 ft. | 2.4 X 2.4 m

Commissioned by Birchwood County Primary School
with help from the North-West Arts Association
Sited permanently in the school hall of Birchwood County Primary School in Swinton, Manchester, Lancashire
The school was burned down several years after installation.

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
THE WAKES
1980
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
24 X 13 ft | 7.3 X 3.96 m

Commissioned by Edith Lloyd, retailer
Church Street, Eccles, England

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
FISHING
June 1980
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
17 X 21 ft / 5.18 X 6. 40 m

Commissioned by Mr. Radford, retailer
27-29 High St, Menai Bridge
Anglesey, Wales
It is still in place, but weather damaged

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
HELTER-SKELTER
June to September 1979
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
56 X 41 ft /17.0 X 12.5 m

Commissioned by Harlech Television Company
Harlech Television Company produced a 70 minute documentary, MURAU SECONTIUM, about the design and process of the mural.
(One-third covered by a new building in 1980)
Bangor Road, Caernarfon, Wales
Still in place, and was recently considered for restoration, but Povey deemed it too badly damaged for a successful restoration

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
MOUNT OGRE
1978
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
25 x 19 ft / 8.75 x 6.65 m

Commissioned by Mrs. Minto, house owner
21 College Road, Bangor, Wales


Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
THE STREET CIRCUS
1977
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
13 x 35 ft | 3.96 x 10.67 m

Commissioned by Aberconwy Borough Council
Mountpleasant Road, Conwy, Wales
(The building was demolished in Sept. 1980)

Edward POVEY Selected Early Murals Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
STORAGE JARS
1975
Gloss oil-based house paint on primed cement rendering
13.5 x 15 ft | 4.11 x 4.57 m

Commissioned by Albin and Gibbs retailers
43 Holyhead Road, Bangor, Gwynedd


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