John Colwell

John Colwell was born in Wilton, Connecticut and now resides in Iowa City since 2001. In 1984, he graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. He was then employed as an art director in a New England ad agency for 5 years. He won a merit award for his art direction at the H.A.T.C.H. Awards in 1987 as well as an award for outstanding logo design in PRINT magazine also in 1987. In 1990 he was diagnosed with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder which ended his career as a professional artist. He now has a small studio in Iowa City where he makes custom and tie-dye t-shirts for his various charities. He has made nearly 2,000 shirts in the last 5 years. He also creates abstract designs for art prints using a photo editor.  He sells t-shirts and other garments by special order for size and design.

 Tie Dye T-shirt John Colwell 2017 $30

Tie Dye T-shirt
John Colwell 2017
$30

 Caitlyn Kicks handpainted shoes John Colwell $80

Caitlyn Kicks handpainted shoes
John Colwell
$80

Moon Shoes
John Colwell
Hand-painted sneakers
$80

John Colwell 2016
Tie Dye Dresses $30

Painted Palm
John Colwell
Photo Edited print $30 8x10 or 11x14

 Tie Dye T-shirt John Colwell  2016 $30

Tie Dye T-shirt
John Colwell  2016
$30

Tie-dye Dress
John Colwell 2017
$40

 Tie Dye Shirt John Colwell 2017 $30

Tie Dye Shirt
John Colwell 2017
$30

John Colwell 2017
Tie Dye T-Shirt $35

  John Colwell 2017   Hand painted shoes $80

John Colwell 2017
Hand painted shoes $80

 Tie Dye T-shirt John Colwell 2017 $30

Tie Dye T-shirt
John Colwell 2017
$30

 John Colwell 2017 Tie Dye T-Shirt $30  

John Colwell 2017
Tie Dye T-Shirt $30
 

John Colwell 2016
Tie Dye T-Shirt $35

 Tie Dye T-shirt John Colwell 2017 $30

Tie Dye T-shirt
John Colwell 2017
$30

 Tie Dye T-Shirt John Colwell 2016 $30

Tie Dye T-Shirt
John Colwell 2016
$30

 The Orb John Colwell 2016 Photo Print $30

The Orb
John Colwell 2016
Photo Print $30