There are certain artists whose work appeals to art sophisticates and the uninitiated alike. Former Northwest resident and current New Yorker John Powers is one of those artists. Drawing on a host of influences ranging from sci-fi to minimalist sculpture, Powers creates abstract wooden constructions and works on paper that are as intricate as they are labor-intensive. KUOW art critic, Gary Faigin, visited his first one person show in Seattle, now at Solomon Fine Art in Belltown. Here is his review.