Monday, March 5, 2012

Fine Oil Paintings by Dennis W. Stuart

About the Artist-Dennis W. Stuart

New Milford native and artist Dennis W. Stuart is a 1975 graduate of the Paier School of Art in Hamden, with prior studies at Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, and School of Visual Arts, NYC. He started his own studio in 1977 illustrating educational filmstrips, periodicals and books for the commercial market. In 1990, crossing over into self-publishing, he created and marketed Connecticut historical landmark subjects. In 1998, following art study in Italy, he then turned full-time to fine art painting, producing and marketing original artwork nationally for the office and home marketplace. Mr. Stuart has been entering national and regional art competitions over these years. He feels comfortable using the medium of watercolor, mixed media, acrylic or oil paint, exploring varied subject themes.

Prior exhibits with awards include “National Park Academy of the arts’” American Watercolor Society, National Society of Casein and Acrylic Painters, Adirondack National Watercolor Society, Connecticut Watercolor Society, Connecticut Academy of Fine Art, Hudson Valley Art Association, Stamford Museum and Nature Center, Hammond Museum and Kent Art Association.

This new exhibit at New Milford Library, “Italian Country Villa and Farmhouse” comprises sixteen oil paintings on canvas.