Dennis Wojtkiewicz: A Separate Reality

Dennis Wojtkiewicz: A Separate Reality

Exhibition On View: January 7 – April 22, 2018

Meet-the-Artist: January 14, 2018 1-3 PM

*This exhibition is located at Butler Trumbull

Known for highly-rendered drawings and paintings, Dennis Wojtkiewicz uses the emotive quality or light as primary a primary concern. Recent work begins to pose questions regarding the nature of representation, particularly hyper-realist/photo-realist representation vs abstraction, and the place for analog work in the digital age.

Dennis Wojtkiewicz is Professor of Art at Bowling Green State University where he has taught painting and drawing since 1988. He received his M.F.A. degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale in 1981 and also studied at the Atelier Neo-Medici in France under the direction of Patrick Betaudier in 1978 and 1983. He is known for his distinctive large-scale paintings of fruit and flowers in which the subject matter is encapsulated and transfixed by a heightened approach to realism. His work has been shown in international art fairs in Bridgehampton, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, Palm Beach, Santa Fe, Taipei and Toronto as well as in numerous galleries and exhibitions throughout the U.S. He is a past recipient of two Ohio Arts Council Individual Fellowships with paintings and drawings represented in major public, private and corporate collections.

Dennis Wojtkiewicz, Citrus Series #25, oil on canvas, 40″ x 60″