SELECTED DUO-Biography
1951       Edward Povey – Born May in South London, England.
1966       Tolar Schultz - Born May in Cleveland, TN.
1972-73  Povey studies drawing at Eastbourne College
              for Art and Design, England.
1974-78  Povey studies painting at the University of Wales. He paints 25 public
              and private multi-storey murals in Wales and England. Shows at
              The Royal Exchange, London. The BBC begins to follow his career.
1981       Schultz apprentices in lithographic printing in Fort Myers, FL.
1984       Schultz studies art at Abraham Baldwin College, GA.
1986       Povey interviewed by BBC with the former President of the
              Royal Academy of Art, London - Sir Hugh Casson KCVO, RA, RD.
              Studies color with Geometric Abstractionist Paul Klose, Jan de Maere
              in Brussels and Malcolm T. Liepke in New York.
1987       Schultz works in design interpretation, layout, dark-room technique,
              and plate making. Cape Coral, FL.
1991       Povey shows with Paul Cadmus and Jack Levine at Midtown Payson
              Gallery, New York.
1992-93  Povey commissioned to paint a chamber concert hall for The University
              of Wales. Shows with Walt Kuhn and George Tooker at
              Midtown Payson Gallery, New York.
1992-95  Schultz works in designing, layout, and composition. Ocala, FL,
              and Daphne, AL.
1994      Povey shows with Gwen John, Augustus John, Graham Sutherland and
             John Piper: Martin Tinny Gallery, Wales.
1997-99 Povey invited to join the Royal Cambrian Academy of Art by its
             president Sir Kyffin Williams. Museums in Britain and the USA begin
             acquiring Povey works.
2001      Povey invited to Buckingham Palace to meet with Her Majesty the  
             Queen of England and The Prince of Wales.
2003      Edward Povey and Tolar Schultz meet.
2004-05 Povey and Schultz study form in London art museums, and work in
             their Caribbean, Wales and Florida studios. The Times Newspaper,
             London writes an article on Povey.
2006      Povey is proposed for a knighthood in London, supported by the
             Art Institute of Chicago, the Welsh National Theater and BBC Wales - in
             recognition of his contribution to the world of art.
2007-10 Povey and Schultz interviewed on BBC Television, ITV Television,
             S4C Television and in regional newspapers. They lecture in Wales,
             England and the USA, and build a studio in the Hill Country around
             Austin.
2011-12 MOMA Wales authors a book on Edward Povey’s life and work. Povey
             and Schultz study in search of a new visual language.
2013-15 They collaborate on building a new concept combining abstraction and
             liminal figuration, documented by Italian Museum Curator,
             Giuseppe Bachi; and the Former Head of Public Policy of BBC Wales and
             Deputy Chair of Artes Mundi, Huw Roberts.
2016     Y Golwyg magazine article.
             Photographed by Philip Rogers.
2017    For Walls with Tongues, British National Library. A recorded history of Edward Povey’s art and career. This project is sponsored by the Heritage Lottery Fund and includes mural artists active in the mid to late 20th Century in creating public murals and details the tremendous impact mural artists had on the art world and their local and regional communities during the period. This is a permanent addition to the BNL archives and will also be exhibited in 2019 at
2018    100 Treasures of Bangor University: A selection of 100 artworks and artefacts from the extraordinary collection of the University of Wales, Bangor, UK. Features the Hall of Illusion mural, one of several POVEY|SCHULTZ artworks in the collection.    

Photographed by Philip Rogers.
2017    For Walls with Tongues, British National Library. A recorded history of Edward Povey’s art and career. This project is sponsored by the Heritage Lottery Fund and includes mural artists active in the mid to late 20th Century in creating public murals and details the tremendous impact mural artists had on the art world and their local and regional communities during the period. This is a permanent addition to the BNL archives and will also be exhibited in 2019 at
2018    100 Treasures of Bangor University: A selection of 100 artworks and artefacts from the extraordinary collection of the University of Wales, Bangor, UK. Features the Hall of Illusion mural, one of several POVEY|SCHULTZ artworks in the collection.    


2019 Photographs several models, photoshop manipulates images and transfers to canvas, beside adapted Constructivist forms.
Collaborates with Smithsonian Museum conservators in resolving conservation issues with new paintings.
Stays at the Welsh home of nephew of Ralph Mayer, author of world renowned 'bible of art techniques and materials' book series.
Emigrates to North Devon, England.
Travels in search of models for her Language and Occupation body of paintings.
Works at her isolated studio with Povey.