Owen Bowen, RCA, ROI (1873-1967)
He was born in Leeds. Acquired his artistic training studying with Gilbert Foster.
He is particularly known for his views of Yorkshire, as he settled in Leeds and established his school of painting there.Spent his summers on the Yorkshire coast, buying himself a cottage in Robin Hoods Bay. Elected Staithes Art Club in 1904. After the World War II was president of Royal Cambrian Academy for a number of years, exhibiting with it prolifically. Exhibited at the Walker Art Gallery, Royal Academy and Royal Society of Painters in Oil. Several northern public galleries, including Leeds, Rotherham and Rochdale hold his work.